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  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Matthew Brandt, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Kerry Tribe, an artist working primarily in film, video, and installation. Read more about her here
     
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • You are invited to a Movies that Matter Special Screening of the powerful new film shaping the debate about rape on college campuses, The Hunting Ground, on Tuesday, September 15 at 7:15 PM in the Otis Forum.  The Hunting Ground is a startling exposé of sexual assaults on U.S. colleges, institutional cover-ups and the brutal social toll on the victims and their families from the Academy Award-nominated filmmaking team of Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering.
  • Otis Books is pleased to publish Tim Erickson’s debut collection of poetry, Egopolis, a textual journey through destruction, resistance, city, and the Ego, from ancient times to the present day. Erickson’s work has appeared in the Chicago Review, Western Humanities Review, and the Salt Anthology of New Writing. He lives in Salt Lake City.

  • The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at OTIS College of Art and Design is pleased to announce a lecture by 

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Hassan Khan, an artist who lives and works in Cairo, Egypt. Read more about him here.

     

    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu

  • Otis Graduate Writing students will read from their works-in-progress.

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Jason Burton

Jason Burton
Assistant Professor
Education: 

BFA Environmental Design, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles

Undergraduate Architectural Studies, SCI-Arch, Southern California Institute of Architecture, Los Angeles

Undergraduate Studies, Graphic Design & Illustration, Palomar College

Bio/Affiliation: 

Jason Burton is an Environmental Designer and Assistant Professor at Otis College of Art and Design teaching 2D and 3D design in the Product Design and Foundation Departments.  His art and design work expresses a strong commitment to the environment how it informs the fundamental and unifying principals of design.  His wide range of experience in different fields of design and teaching has shaped a more multidisciplinary approach to his work.  His education began in graphic design and illustration at Palomar College to studying architecture at Southern California Institute of Architecture to receiving a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Environmental Arts at Otis College. His art, sculpture and furniture designs have been featured in various publications, most notably Architectural Digest.  He has been a designer for R&D Architects in Venice California since 2003 and is the Founder of JB Studio offering custom design / build services for objects ranging from tabletop to the scale of large furniture and environments.

Clients/Employment History

2003 – 2013   Designer, R & D Architects; Venice, CA
2002 - Present Designer, JB studio; Long Beach, CA

AWARDS/HONORS: 

2014 Teaching Excellence Award

Otis Faculty Development Grants: Spring 2009, Fall 2014