• Ruby Neri is a sculptor, painter, and former street artist from San Francisco and Los Angeles, California, known for her evocative portrayal of horses.

  • Otis in NYC
    October 27, 2016 
    6 - 8 pm 
    Franklin Parrasch Gallery
    53 East 64 Street
    New York, NY 10065

    Otis College President Bruce W. Ferguson is coming to NYC! 
    Please come say hello and visit with your fellow alumni and friends of Otis College of Art and Design.
    Drinks and hors d'oeuvres.


  • Lecture takes place at 356 S. Mission Rd., co-presented with Ben Maltz Gallery in conjunction with the exhibition Polly Apfelbaum: Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes.

    New York-based critic and independent curator Bob Nickas presents his musings on one hundred paintings, choosing one from each year from 1915-2015.

  • Bob Nickas

    Oct 31| Lectures

    Bob Nickas is a critic and independent curator based in New York, having organized more than ninety exhibitions since 1984.
    He was Curatorial Advisor at P.S.1/MoMA in New York between 2004-07, where his exhibitions include: 
    Lee Lozano: Drawn From Life; 
    William Gedney—Christopher Wool: Into the Night; 
    Stephen Shore: American Surfaces; 
    Wolfgang Tillmans: Freedom From The Known. 

  • Looking at the recent works of Sebastian Stumpf one finds an interplay between performance and the recording of performance, between the execution of a physical act and the documentation of it by means of a camera. [He] operates in two distinct realms: in the empty spaces of contemporary art institutions and in urban settings with their preexisting orders. […] An inconspicuous architectural detail suddenly becomes the catalyst for a physical exploit…. The art gallery becomes a space for action.

  • Passionate Voices Expressed in Sound Bearing Plastic: An Evening with Collector Richard Shelton

  • Zackary Drucker is an independent artist, cultural producer, and trans woman who breaks down the way we think about gender, sexuality, and seeing. She has performed and exhibited her work internationally in museums, galleries, and film festivals including the Whitney Biennial 2014, MoMA PS1, Hammer Museum, Art Gallery of Ontario, MCA San Diego, and SF MoMA, among others. Drucker is an Emmy-nominated Producer for the docu-series This Is Me, as well as a Producer on Golden Globe and Emmy-winning Transparent.


Visiting Lecture Series

This is a weekly lecture series where artists, theorists, and curators present their own work and discuss it with the graduate student community. The Graduate Fine Arts Lecture Series takes place at the MFA Studios in Culver City.

Spring 2016

Camel Collective
Corazon Del Sol
Whitney Bedford
York Chang
Veronique Aubouy
Ulrich Krieger

Veronique Joumard
Mireya Lucio
Marcus Herse
Meena Nanji
Karen Moss, Michael Ned Holte, Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer
Faith Wilding
Simone Forti
Lita Albuquerque




Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia
Rodney McMillan
Jason E. Smith
Abigail Reynolds
Chris Kraus
Anna Craycroft
Harry Dodge
Torbjorn Rodland
Angie Bray
Jeff Guess
Renee Van Trier
Taisha Pagett & Ashely Hurt
Julika Rudelius
Milena Bonilla
Njideka Akunyili Crosby
Analia Saban

FALL 2015

Kim Fisher
Pedro De Llano
Simon Leung
Rebecca Morris
Carmen Argote
Adam Linder
Joe Sola
Neha Chotski
Michael Ned Holte
William E Jones
Jesse Benson
Jesse Lerner




FALL 2014

Warren Nedich
Jan Brandt
Tosh Berman
Alice Konitz
Fritz Haeg
Jennifer Steinkamp
Paradise Garage
Silke Otto-Knapp
Phillip Zach
Monica Majoli
Steve Roden

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