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  • LA/LA: Place and Practice is a two-day symposium organized by Scripps College, the Getty Foundation, the Getty Research Institute, and The San Diego Museum of Art in conjunction with Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA an initiative led by the Getty. Supported by a grant from the Getty Foundation, this two-day event will be held at The San Diego Museum of Art on Saturday, May 2, 2015 and at the Getty Center on Monday, May 4, 2015. RSVP here.

  • 33rd Annual Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show

    Saturday, May 2, 2015
    6:30pm
    The Beverly Hilton
    Cocktails, Dinner, and Runway Fashion Show

  • LA/LA: Place and Practice is a two-day symposium organized by Scripps College, the Getty Foundation, the Getty Research Institute, and The San Diego Museum of Art in conjunction with Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA an initiative led by the Getty. Supported by a grant from the Getty Foundation, this two-day event will be held at The San Diego Museum of Art on Saturday, May 2, 2015 and at the Getty Center on Monday, May 4, 2015. RSVP here.

  • Senior Fine Arts majors will exhibit work in Gripper Multi-Purpose Dulux Ultra Semi-Gloss, the 2015 Fine Arts BFA Exhibition.  The exhibition will take place May 4-10, 2015 with a reception on Saturday, May 9, 6-9 pm.  In addition to student artworks, there will be a pop-up shop/information room and special exhibition catalog display.

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    Graduate Fine Arts Final Exhibition featuring work by

    Soo Yun Jun 
    Delia Perez Salinas Tijerina 
    Yasmin Than
    Sean Cully
    Rachel Indergaard 
    Kristy Baltezore 
    Angie Kim 

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    Product Design
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  • View work by the next generation of creative professionals in

    Architecture/Landscape/Interiors
    Communication Arts: Advertising Design, Graphic Design, Illustration
    Digital Media: Animation, Game & Entertainment Design, Motion Design
    Fashion Design: Costume Design
    Fine Arts: Painting, Photography, Sculpture/New Genres
    Product Design
    Toy Design

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Graduate Public Practice Radar

Apr 25, 2015
Graduate Public Practice
2014-15 Program Faculty, Distinguished Visitors and Mentors This year we are also introducing a Resident Fellows program to welcome international writers, artists, and curators to join us for purposes of their own scholarship. Fellows this year included Gretchen Coombs, scholar from Queensland University of Technology Brisbane, Australia, who is producing a book on social practices; [more]
Apr 25, 2015
Graduate Public Practice
NEWSLETTER BANNER FINALLast year a program review by Grant Kester of UC San Diego and Ted Purves of California College of the Arts provided us with the opportunity to capture and reflect on seven years of the program’s history. Their responses were enthusiastic and we look forward to implementing their suggestions in our curriculum. We are excited [more]
Apr 1, 2015
Graduate Public Practice
STUDENT_CarolZou  What do students in the Otis MFA Public Practice have time to do while completing their MFA? While in the program developing their skill sets and social practice oriented work in a variety of interests such as institutional diversity, ecology, womens rights etc.; students are maintaining a presence in the field including major installations [more]
Aug 28, 2014
Graduate Public Practice
ANTELOPE-VALLEY-PROJECT_ORIGINALTEAM ANTELOPE VALLEY PROJECT: Amy Sanchez, Laurie Peake (Metabolic Studio Fellow), Tracee Johnson (Graduate Teaching Fellow), Misael Diaz (Cognate Collective with Amy Sanchez), Suzanne Lacy (Program Chair) and Robin Gilliam (Project Manager) Our first year project takes place this year in Antelope Valley, with a partnership between the Lancaster Museum of Art and History, the [more]
Aug 28, 2014
Graduate Public Practice
1391925_10202446166375567_600998249_nBy Victor Albarracin Public Faculty is a series of works produced since 2008 by Dutch artist Jeanne Van Heeswijk as a way to “engage in collective learning through a process of knowledge exchange within the context of a certain place.” These certain places have included a park in Skopje, Macedonia; a bad reputed square in [more]
Jul 30, 2014
Graduate Public Practice
Camino Verde community, Tijuana.  Photo courtesy of Bill Kelley Jr.Tijauana Project FALL 2013 COURSES Production Studio I          Tijuana Project          Bill Kelley Jr Production Studio I          Tijuana Project          Misael Diaz – Cognate Collective Production Studio I          Tijuana Project          Tamarind Rossetti – Teaching Fellowship History and Strategies                                           Karen Moss Production Studio III       Thesis Development    Dana Duff Production Studio III       Thesis Development    Renee Petropolous Production [more]
Jun 10, 2014
Graduate Public Practice
Otis_DeptCards_2014.inddBy Tracee Johnson DOWNLOAD PUBLICATION DOWNLOAD THIS ARTICLE What happens when an art exhibition leaves traditional art space for a bowling alley? The 2014 Graduate Public Practice MFA Exhibition was held at the AMF El Dorado Lanes bowling alley, across the street from Otis campus. The works in the exhibition covered a wide range of [more]
Feb 10, 2014
Graduate Public Practice
cafe talksBy Tracee Johnson On February 3rd through February 8th, art theorist Stephen Wright visited faculty and students from the Otis Public Practice Graduate program to discuss the frequently contemplated question in our field of, “WHEN does Social Practice occur?” When is the social practiced or become social? Where does it draw its knowledge and inspiration [more]
Feb 4, 2014
Graduate Public Practice
SPArt Event  Faculty and colleagues in the social practice field gathered at the SPArt Party on February 5, 2014, to celebrate the winning recipients of three inaugural 10k grants extended by a new foundation dedicated to Social Practice Art (SPArt). Founded by Alexandra Shabtai, this new foundation aims to support artists of all stages in their [more]