Events
  • Mexican artist Yoshua Okón’s videos blur the lines between documentary, reality, and fiction. He collaborates closely with his actors (often amateurs who are also the subjects of the work) to create sociological examinations that ask viewers to contemplate uncomfortable situations and circumstances.
  • Dana Johnson is the author of the short story collection In the Not Quite Dark. She is also the author of Break Any Woman Down, winner of the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, and the novel Elsewhere, California.

  • Gallery 169 will be hosting the Otis College of Art and Design Communication Arts Graphic Design Junior Show, "5328," displaying a selection of work made over the five thousand twenty eight hours that make up the fall and spring semesters of the academic year. Work will include collected posters, publications, and typographic projects.
  • Clay, Body is a solo exhibition from artist Sydney Aubert: Unapologetically fat, crass, and sexual, a ceramics artist who also works in video, and whatever other materials arouse her in the moment. Exhibition will be on view from Monday, April 24 - Friday, April 28 at the Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design. On view by appointment only, please contact the artist at sydney.aubert@gmail.com Reception: Thursday, April 27 | 6pm-9pm Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design

  • Audrey Wollen is a feminist theorist and visual artist based in Los Angeles. Wollen uses social media, such as Twitter and Instagram, as platforms for her work on Sad Girl Theory, a theory which posits that internalized female sadness can be used as a radical and political action, separate from masculinized forms of protests such as anger and violence. She introduces this form of protest as an alternative to masculinized anger and violence.
  • Bring family and friends to reconnect with fellow alumni at the studio of Albert Valdez ('10) following Brewery ArtWalk, an open studio weekend with over 100 participating resident artists.

    Parking is located inside the Brewery campus.  

    Visit www.breweryartwalk.com for directions and other information. 

  • Otis Radio: Our Story`

    May 01| Special Event
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    Creative Action and the Otis Community Radio class present weekly broadcasts each Monday.

     

    This week from 4:00 - 5:00 pm is Our Story. Join DJ Wormlord (Maggie Gilbert), DJ Ace (Grace Kanchana), and DJ Mango (Stacy Li) as we have real talk in real time. Don't miss out!

     

    Listen online at KLMU.

    All shows will be simulcast on 96.1FM in the Otis Commons and archived on otisradio.tumblr.com

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LA Portfolio Day

National Portfolio Day 2017

 

Otis College of Art and Design will be hosting the Los Angeles Portfolio Day event on January 15, 2017 from 12-4pm!

Portfolio Day events are held across the country starting in the fall. To view the schedule of events for 2016-17, visit the National Portfolio Day Association website. Bring your portfolio (original artwork, sketchbooks, digital work on laptops/tablets) for an informal review by representatives from art and design schools, and learn about their programs of study. High school students, parents, teachers, guidance counselors and college transfer students are encouraged to attend. This event is free and open to the public.

 

SCHEDULE:

Otis College will also be offering optional programming in the morning prior to the Portfolio Day event for visitors arriving early to campus. Please check-in when you arrive on campus.

9:30-10:00am  Financial Aid Info Session

10:00-11:00am  Careers in the Arts Panel Discussion

10:00-11:30am  Campus Life Tours

12:00-4:00pm  Portfolio Day Event

 

DINING ON CAMPUS:

The Otis Cafe and our dining hall, Elaine's, will be open to visitors throughout the day. Please stop by for some food or refreshments during your break from portfolio reviews. View more details here.

 

PARKING/DIRECTIONS:

Limited on campus and street parking will be available. Carpooling to the campus for the event is highly encouraged. The entrance to our parking garage is on La Tijera between Lincoln and Loyola.

Directions to our campus at 9045 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045 can be found on our website here.

 

PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS:

View a list of majors offered by the schools attending LA Portfolio Day here: www.portfolioday.net/losangeles

ALBERTA COLLEGE OF ART + DESIGN

ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN

CALIFORNIA COLLEGE OF THE ARTS

CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF THE ARTS

CLEVELAND INSTITUTE OF ART

COLLEGE FOR CREATIVE STUDIES

COLUMBUS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN

THE COOPER UNION SCHOOL OF ART

CORNISH COLLEGE OF THE ARTS

EMILY CARR UNIVERSITY OF ART + DESIGN

FASHION INSTITUTE OF DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING

FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

KANSAS CITY ART INSTITUTE

LAGUNA COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN

LESLEY UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN

LYME ACADEMY COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS

MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN

MARYLAND INSTITUTE COLLEGE OF ART

MINNEAPOLIS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN

NEW YORK SCHOOL OF INTERIOR DESIGN

OREGON COLLEGE OF ART AND CRAFT

OTIS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN

PACIFIC NORTHWEST COLLEGE OF ART

PARIS COLLEGE OF ART

PARSONS THE NEW SCHOOL FOR DESIGN

PENNSYLVANIA ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS

PRATT MWP COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN

RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN

RINGLING COLLEGE OF ART + DESIGN

ROCKY MOUNTAIN COLLEGE OF THE ARTS

SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE

SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

SCHOOL OF THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS

STAMPS SCHOOL OF ART AND DESIGN UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY

THE UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS

WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS

WOODBURY UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDIA

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