• 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:

  • 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


Manny Montano

Manny Montano
Senior Lecturer
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Partner/Managing Director at Black Design Associates. Product Design and Development Professional with over 16 years real world experience in Toy industry. conceptual sketching, bread boarding, rendering, packaging, branding, prototyping, sculpting, traditional modeling and CADD, Colors, finishes, materials, final beauty presentation, manufacturing /tooling and safety issues. Managed clients and projects from: Disney, Mattel, Jakks, Playmates, Spin Masters, Pixar, Hasbro, DreamWorks, Lucas, Equity Marketing, Warner Bros. Also co ‘inventor on a number of patents.

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