Events
  • Public-Library is a cross-disciplinary design studio in Los Angeles. They construct identities, concepts and experiences for brands through the practice of reduction using fundamental typographic theory and experimentation with space and form.

    Ramón Coronado and Marshall Rake met as design students at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. After studying, working, and exhibiting independently for many years—both stateside and internationally—their design philosophy and approach brought them back together as Public-Library in 2011.

  • Sandra Lim

    Mar 29| Lectures
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    Sandra Lim is the author of two collections of poetry, Loveliest Grotesque and The Wilderness, winner of the 2013 Barnard Women Poets Prize, selected by Louise Glück. Her work is also included in the anthologies Gurlesque, The Racial Imaginary, and Among Margins: An Anthology on Aesthetics. She has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Getty Research Institute.

  • Intern Recruitment Day

    Mar 30| Special Event
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    Continental breakfast will be from 8:00 – 8:45, interviews will take place from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Otis welcomes companies that are recruiting for Summer internships in the following areas: Architecture/Landscape/Interiors, Digital Media, Communications Arts, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Product Design, Toy Design.
  • A quintessentially Los Angeles artist, Larry Johnson has worked for over 4 decades investigating the inherent contradictions between the shiny surfaces and underlying cynical logics of American culture. His works reference the languages of animation (especially the fantasy worlds of Walt Disney), graphic and commercial design, and advertising.

  • A limited number of tickets are available to FUN HOME, an emotionally charged and poignant family drama, inspired by the graphic novel of the same name by Alison Bechdel, in which she explores her coming out and the suicide of her domineering father Bruce. Sign up in the Office of Student Activities located in the Student Life Center Room 150E.

  • Edgar Arceneaux was born in Los Angeles in 1972. He investigates historical patterns through drawings, installations, and multimedia events, such as the reenactment of Ben Vereen’s tragically misunderstood blackface performance at Ronald Reagan’s 1981 Inaugural Gala.

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Susan Josepher

Education: 

B.A., Education, Brooklyn College, City University of New York; M.A., Art History and Art Education, University of Colorado; Ph.D., Art Education, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Colorado. Studied art history in Florence, Italy; painting, University of Denver.

Bio/Affiliation: 

Artist and educator who has been teaching at Otis since 2012. Professor Emerita and former Chair of the Art Department and Director of the Art Education Program at Metropolitan State College of Denver, CO. Consultant: Art Education Curriculum for the State of Colorado (Chair of Standards Writing Committee); for school districts throughout Colorado; for the City of Denver, and for the Denver Art Museum. LAUSD and California Insitute of the Arts Curriculum Consultant; co-wrote LAUSD model lesson guide, Visual Arts for art teachers K-5. Head of Docents, Department of Education, Skirball Cultural Center.

AWARDS/HONORS: 

Presented at a multitude of national, state, regional, and local conferences. Awards include: Woman Educator of the Year, Metropolitan State College of Denver; NAEA Western Region Art Educator of the Year, Colorado Art Educator of the Year. Listed in Who's Who of American Women.

Otis College Ranked 6th in Nation by The Economist