Events
  • In his lecture, Laurence Rickels reenters the exchange between Walter Benjamin and Alexander Mette, which led to Mette’s review of Ursprung des deutschen Trauerspiels in Imago and brought Benjamin to consider the clinical picture of schizophrenia, the topic of Mette’s dissertation-book, which he in turn reviewed.

  • Artist Anna Craycroft, of the current exhibition Tuning the Room in Ben Maltz Gallery, in discussion with artist and curator Micah Silver.

  • Emily Thorpe's art work addresses the twisting formation of memory through spatial relations and moments of domesticity. She will be presenting a solo exhibition for her Graduate Thesis at The Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art & Design, on view February 20 to February 25, 2017. There will be a closing reception on Saturday, February 25, 6-9pm.

  • Solmaz Sharif

    Mar 01| Lectures
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    Solmaz Sharif’s first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press and is a 2016 National Book Award finalist. Her poetry has appeared in the New Republic, Granta, Poetry, and other journals. Her first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press. A former Stegner Fellow, she is currently a lecturer at Stanford University and lives in the Bay Area.

  • Brendan Folwer was born 1978, Berkeley, California and lives and works in Los Angeles. His solo exhibitions include New Portraits (2017), Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, Portraits (2016), Mathew, New York and New Pictures, Six Sampler Works, and Benches (2015), Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles.

  • One of two "Show and Tell" hands-on book events held inside the exhibition Tuning the Room in the Ben Maltz Gallery, featuring selections from the highly regarded Millard Sheets Library Artists’ Books Collection.

     

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Jerry Jankowski

Jerry Jankowski
Lecturer
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Education: 

Graphic Design, University of Illinois at Chicago

Bio/Affiliation: 

Studied graphic design at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  He is a passionate professional who lives and breathes graphic design and has over twenty years professional experience in art direction and graphic design.  He is diversely skilled in various print media, advertising, packaging and labeling design, brand creation, copy/headline development, web banners, and trade show graphics. He also works in CSS to modify websites and works in HTML and CSS with front-end developers.
  His project work with clients involve a wide range of industries such as the medical field, consumer products and food service, magazine publications and outdoor entertainment. As an instructor his focus for students to develop a deep product knowledge through investigative, applied creativity, problem solving and craftsmanship that produces aesthetic appeal, functionality and bottom-line results.

Professional Accomplishments/Exhibitions

Shelf Life—Modern Package Design 1920–1945, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 1990

Mostly Happy Clip Art of the 30s, 40s and 50s, New York, 2008

Otis College Ranked 6th in Nation by The Economist