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  • Adam Linder is a choreographer based between Berlin and Los Angeles, working both in theatre and visual art contexts. He has been developing a dance based  format he calls Choreographic Services since 2013. This aspect of his work is focused on underscoring real time and economic conditions that are integral to the discipline of  choreography. At Otis Linder will introduce this format both conceptually and practically, discussing why 'servicing' is the relevant way for his work to publicly engage.  




    SCREENING AND CONVERSATION with Margaret Prescod, Founder, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders and host of “Sojourner Truth” on Pacifica Radio’s KPFK.
    Nana Gyamfi, Lawyer-Black Lives Matter, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders.

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Oliver Payne, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Kimberli Meyer trained as an architect and an artist, and has been the director of the MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House in West Hollywood since 2002. She has initiated and curated many programs there, including the exhibitions How Many Billboards?

  • Industry Spotlight

    Oct 15| Special Event

    An advertising creative director for more than 25 years, Otis alumnus Josh Weltman was the Mad Men co-producer responsible for Don Draper's credibility as an advertising genius.


    Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the hit series, plus hear key insights from Weltman's new book Seducing Strangers: How to Get People to Buy What You're Selling.


    October 15, 6:30 - 9:30 pm

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Yutaka Makino. He lives and works in Berlin.  Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Susan Choi’s first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction, and her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent novel, A Person of Interest, was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award. With David Remnick she co-edited the anthology Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker. A recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, and in 2010, the inaugural winner of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award, Choi lives in Brooklyn.


Newsletter September and October 2010

Graduate Fine Arts Newsletter September  October 2010

Compiled by Annetta Kapon
See also the current newsletter and the newsletter archive.


Alum SERGIO BROMBERG '10 curated an exhibition by Joey Wolf at Venice 6114 on September 18-19, 2010.

ROY DOWELL, Chair, Graduate Fine Arts, will have works included in the exhibition and catalogue "The Jewel Thief" on view at the Tang Museum at Skidmore College, from Sept. 7, 2010  to  Feb. 27, 2011.

An article, "Houses of Light" appeared in the September issue of the English art magazine, Apollo, on artists ROY DOWELL (Chair, Graduate Fine Arts) and Lari Pittman.

Grad TAYLOR TSCHIDER represented Grad Fine Arts at GLAMFA (Greater Los Angeles MFA) at Cal State Long Beach from August 29 to September 9, 2010.

In conjunction with alum JENNIFER WOLF'S '10 participation in "The Bigger Picture" there was a Contemporary Art Conversation #6 on Saturday, September 11 at Edgar Varela Fine Arts (EVFA)

Alum TONE NIELSEN '98, a member of Kuratorisk Aktion is contributing the video THE ROAD TO MENTAL  DECOLONIZATION to the group show KUUK – Art in themVicinity of Greenland curated by Julie Edel Hardenberg & Iben Mondrup at BKS Garage in Copenhagen.

ROY DOWELL, Chair of Graduate Fine Arts, and graduate Senior Lecturers KORI NEWKIRK and JOHN KNIGHT  have work included in The Artist's Museum exhibition at MOCA and Geffen from 9/19/10 to 1/31/11.

Alum JENNIFER LANSKI '06 showed 50 drawings in "Neighborhood" at the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art (iMOCA) from October 1 to November 20, 2010. www.indymoca.org...

Alum ANNIE BUCKLEY '03 co-curated Psychic Outlaws, a group exhibition that includes alum TAMI DEMAREE '03 based on BUCKLEY'S novel of the same title at the Luckman Gallery at Cal State L.A. from September 25 to November 6, 2010.

Alum CHRIS ROWLAND '00 shot and edited the documentary film Red Hope premiering in Los Angeles on October 31, 2010.

Alum SAM WATTERS '02 has a solo exhibition of works on paper at Karyn Lovegrove Gallery at the Edwin Ridgeway House in Hancock Park from October 23, 2010 to January 10, 2011.

Alum SERGIO BROMBERG '10 was selected by the Sandberg Institute for the 2011 Otis/Sandberg Residency Exchange Fellowship in March and April 2011.

Alum ANNIE BUCKLEY '03 read from and signed her new novel "Psychic Outlaws" at the Standard Hotel on Tuesday October 19, 2010.

Professor and Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON was awarded a Creative Capacity Fund Grant from the Center for Cultural Innovation in October 2010.

Alum SOJUNG KWON '07 is in To Live and Draw in LA at Angels Gate Cultural Center in San Pedro from November 7, 2010 to January 11, 2011.

Alum MATT CARTER '10 has a solo installation called "For a Good Time Call" at Neon Gallery and Press at CSULB from November 14 to December 12, 2010.

Alum TUCKER NEEL '07  has curated the exhibition Permissions at Highways Gallery, Sept. 25-Oct. 16.

Professor and Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON has a page on the Open Daybook edited by David Earle and published by Random House in November 2010. There will be a related exhibition at LACE in January 2011.