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  • Patrons Circle Tour

    May 30| Special Event
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    Otis' Patrons Circle Tour of Downtown L.A.!

    Discover how the creative economy is transforming downtown Los Angeles.  Studios and galleries continue to move to the heart of our city and into areas that were off the beaten path just a year ago. Otis Patrons Circle members will enjoy an Otis-inspired tour of downtown L.A.'s vibrant scene.  

    Tour includes:
    Visit to Kent Twitchell's ('77 MFA) new studio, followed by a short ride to see a few of his downtown murals

    Inside peek of Cynthia Vincent's ('88 Fashion Design) fashion design studio

  • Design Week 2015

    Jun 21| Special Event
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    OTIS’ MFA GRAPHIC DESIGN PROGRAM HOSTS:

    I AM THE CITY

    Design Week
    June 21-27, 2015

     

    VISITING ARTISTS

    Field Experiments: Benjamin Harrison Bryant, New York and Paul Marcus Fuog, Melbourne and Karim Charlebois-Zariffa, Quebec/NYC www.field-experiments.com

  • Bolsky

    Jun 27| Exhibition
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    Image: Erin Watson, Sausage, 2014, Inkjet print, 20 x 30 inches


    The Nature of Personal Reality

    June 27 – September 1, 2015
    Opening Reception: Saturday, June 27, 4-6pm
     

  • Opening Reception

    Jun 27| Special Event
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    Image: Erin Watson, Sausage, 2014, Inkjet print, 20 x 30 inches


    The Nature of Personal Reality

    Opening Reception: Saturday, June 27, 4-6pm

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Heather Libonati

Heather Libonati
Senior Lecturer
Education: 

MFA (Theatre Design), California Institute of Arts; BA (Theatre), Loyala University

Bio/Affiliation: 

Architectural Lighting Designer

AWARDS/HONORS: 
  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America Award of Merit 2013, Project Community, Maplewood, MN—Interior Lighting Design
  • Lumen West Award of Merit 2013, Project Community, Maplewood, MN
  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America Award of Merit 2011, Giant Group, Shanghai, PRC—Interior Lighting Design
  • Lumen West Award of Merit 2011, Giant Group, Shanghai, PRC—Interior Lighting Design
  • Lumen West Award of Merit 2011, The Plant, San Francisco, CA—Interior Lighting Design
  • Lumen West Award of Merit 2009, Tesla Motors, Los Angeles, CA—Interior Lighting Design
  • GSA Design Award, Honor Award 2008, Wayne L. Morse United States Courthouse, Eugene, Oregon
  • Lumen West Award of Merit 2008, Pearl Theater, Las Vegas, NV—Interior Lighting Design
  • Lumen West Award of Merit 2008, “Love” Theater, Las Vegas, NV—Interior Lighting Design
  • Lumen West Award of Merit 2007, Cincinnati Convention Center, Cincinnati, OH—Interior and Exterior Lighting Design
  • Lumen West Award of Excellence 2006, CalTrans District 7 Headquarters, Los Angeles, CA—Exterior Lighting Design
  • Lumen West Award of Merit 2006, CalTrans District 7 Headquarters, Los Angeles, CA—Interior and Energy categories
  • Lumen West Award of Excellence 2003, Los Angeles City Hall, Los Angeles, CA
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