Events
  • Green Circle

    Jul 24| Exhibition
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    "Join us for the New opening of Metamorphosis to Catharsis II; "GREEN CIRCLE"." 

    Sunday.July.24 (6-9 P) Otis College of Art and Design - Back Gallery Space (10445 Jefferson Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232)

    Curator: Shirin Bolourchi 
    Artists; Marjam Oskoui, Jeff Knowlton, Elizabeth Medina, Zachary Roach, Delbar Shahbaz, Heejung Choi, Atia Shafee, Stephen Anderson, Foroozan Shirghanii, Shirin Bolourchi
    Poster: Pouya Jahanshahi

  • For the second year in a row, Otis will be hosting the Community Works Institute - Summer West. This is a five day professional development program for K-16 teachers focused on place based education, service learning and sustainability. There is a discounted rate for Otis faculty, staff, students and alumni to participate. Contact the Artists Community Teaching program for more info: act@otis.edu

  • Classes End.

  • I Know What You Did This Summer is a series of bi-weekly gatherings in the Bolsky Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design organized around informal slideshow presentations by curators, artists, writers and producers in the Los Angeles area. Taking the form of a personal travelogue, presenters will share places, experiences, and encounters during summer travel near and far. I Know What You Did This Summer is an occasion to enjoy drinks and conversation among friends, colleagues and our community.

    July 7: Anna Sew Hoy / Jesse Stecklow

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Heather Joseph-Witham

Heather Joseph-Witham
Associate Professor
Bio/Affiliation: 

PhD, MA (Folklore and Mythology) UCLA; BA UCLA
Author of “Ironic Bodies and Tattooed Jews," “The Magical Harry Potter," as well as Star Trek Fans and Costume Art.

Folklore expert on many TV shows 

Producer of three DVD's: "Alien Images," "UFO's in Derbyshire," and "The Costume Art of Star Trek Fans."

Currently working on a documentary film, "Visiting Vampires in the Big Easy"

 

AWARDS/HONORS: 

Otis Faculty Development Grants: Spring 2013, Fall 2009, Fall 2007, 2004-05

Otis TLC Technnology Grant: 2007

Otis College Ranked 6th in Nation by The Economist