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  • Patrons Circle Tour

    May 30| Special Event
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    Otis' Patrons Circle Tour of Downtown L.A.!

    Discover how the creative economy is transforming downtown Los Angeles.  Studios and galleries continue to move to the heart of our city and into areas that were off the beaten path just a year ago. Otis Patrons Circle members will enjoy an Otis-inspired tour of downtown L.A.'s vibrant scene.  

    Tour includes:
    Visit to Kent Twitchell's ('77 MFA) new studio, followed by a short ride to see a few of his downtown murals

    Inside peek of Cynthia Vincent's ('88 Fashion Design) fashion design studio

  • Design Week 2015

    Jun 21| Special Event
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    OTIS’ MFA GRAPHIC DESIGN PROGRAM HOSTS:

    Design Week June 21-27, 2015

    I AM THE CITY

     

    VISITING ARTISTS

    Field Experiments: Benjamin Harrison Bryant, New York and Paul Marcus Fuog, Melbourne And Karim Charlebois-Zariffa, Quebec/NYC

    www.field-experiments.com

     

  • Bolsky

    Jun 27| Exhibition
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    Image: Erin Watson, Sausage, 2014, Inkjet print, 20 x 30 inches


    The Nature of Personal Reality

    June 27 – September 1, 2015
    Opening Reception: Saturday, June 27, 4-6pm
     

  • Opening Reception

    Jun 27| Special Event
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    Image: Erin Watson, Sausage, 2014, Inkjet print, 20 x 30 inches


    The Nature of Personal Reality

    Opening Reception: Saturday, June 27, 4-6pm

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Library Radar

Apr 27, 2015
Millard Sheets Library
FREE Preservation Week bookmarks now in the library … with tips on preserving specific types of material like comic books, electronic media, and photographs. During the week of April 26 through May 2, the American Library Association encourages libraries and other institutions to highlight what we can do, individually and in our communities, to preserve [more]
Apr 14, 2015
Millard Sheets Library
cropped-vrc_banner21.jpgDear Otis Community, The Library is conducting assessment and could use your support in sharing your feedback about Library Services. The Visual Resources Center (VRC) would like to know how you find and use images for teaching/instruction/research to help us better serve your needs. Please take a moment and fill out the Image Use Survey. Take [more]
Apr 8, 2015
Millard Sheets Library
Bookmaking Projects 2014Work from Fall 2014 BOOKMAKING PROJECTS CLASS is in the library vitrine through Sunday Apr. 12. Includes books by Frankie Hamersma, Alyssa Zack, Jonathan Duarte, Jamie Nichols, and Robyn Hwang.  
Apr 1, 2015
Millard Sheets Library
dvds01-smAs discussed in an earlier post, the Library is paring down its collections in preparation for the move to our new space in 2016. We are now weeding VHS tapes and DVDs, beginning with the Feature Films, Literature and Television sections. Weeding Criteria: Videos that have not circulated in 3 years or more Videos that [more]
Feb 19, 2015
Millard Sheets Library
Weeding - illustration from 12th C. French ManuscriptIt’s not what you weed—it’s what you leave. By the Library entrance, you may have noticed that there are many books being given away. That’s because in preparation for our move to a new space in 2016, we are weeding the collection. People sometimes get emotional about weeding in libraries. Just like with a garden, [more]
Jan 7, 2015
Millard Sheets Library
26 gasoline stations cover2The College Book Art Association (CBAA) meets at Scripps College in Claremont, this weekend (January 9-10). Ed Ruscha will be the closing speaker Saturday evening and his artist’s book Twentysix Gasoline Stations will be discussed earlier in the day by a panel that includes Cynthia Marsh, former chair of our Communication Arts Dept. and now [more]