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  • Communication Arts presents a lecture by type designer Raul Plancarte

  • Allison Peck 


    Tied Tides and Small Shifts 


    Opening: Thursday, April 17 from 7-10p
    Onview: April 14-19 from 10-6p
    Location: Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, 9045 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

  • Join us for the ultimate genre mash up as we drop the best hip hop and underground hiphop from all over as well as some of the freshest hard hitting electronic music out today. Presented by DJ Chewby (Pamela Torzan), DJ Snowden (Ryan Snowden) Daybid 1X (David Namkoong), and 90’s Kid (Danial Siddiqui) of the Otis Radio class.


  • Come enjoy the awesomeness of Soundtracks from Games, Movies and TV Shows with DJ Tea Time (Joshua Timmons), DJ SurgeMiester (Sergio Betancourt ) and DJ ForGrapeJelly (Steven Escarcega).


  • Fine Arts presents a lecture by painter Mary Weatherford. She received her BA from Princeton and MFA from Bard. Weatherford has shown at David Kordansky Gallery in L.A., LAxART in L.A., Brennan & Griffin in New York, and Debs & Co in New York.  In addition, her work is included in collections of MoMA, LACMA, Hammer Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego, and OCMA.
    All are welcome
    Series organized by Photography Director Soo Kim
  • “Foregrounds” is a show exploring how we listen to sounds. It utilizes field recordings by blending songs and spoken word pieces with the soundscapes in which we listen to them – whether it be played along with Los Angeles traffic, the sound of a meal being prepared, or waves at the beach. Presented by DJ Derek (Corn), DJ Nasera (Alayon), DJ Max (Miles) of the Otis Radio class.


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Feb 6, 2014
Library Blog
Header Image of Colorful Beads  We are pleased to announce that our sixth offering of our online pedagogy course for faculty “Bricks + Clicks: The How-Tos of Blended Learning” is underway! Bricks + Clicks represents our efforts to support interested faculty by providing an opportunity to learn about emerging practices in teaching pedagogy and technology.  Faculty who just want to [more]
Feb 6, 2014
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The ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology offers interesting info graphics and information regarding the changing shape of students and technology usage in the classroom. Over 100,000 students across various institutions in the United States are sampled. I find the ECAR findings interesting as they show the relationship students have with technology as [more]
Feb 6, 2014
Library Blog
All Students, Faculty, Academic Program Directors, Assistant/Associate Chairs, and Department Chairs may nominate one candidate for the Distinguished Educator Award and two for the Excellence in Teaching Awards. Alumni may also nominate one candidate for the Distinguished Educator Award. Nominate Now! Nominations will be open until 9pm on Friday, February 22, 2014. See written comments from past Teaching Excellence Awards nominations. For more information [more]
Nov 21, 2013
Library Blog
Canvas ThumbnailAs you may or may not be aware, Otis launched its first MOOC this past Summer, “The Modern Genius: Art and Culture in the 19th Century” taught by Parme Giuntini, Ph.D. We offered the course for free through Canvas.net. In summer 2013 we had 817 students enroll and this last fall 2013 we had 814 [more]
Nov 20, 2013
Library Blog
UPDATE: November 21, 2013: Maintenance was completed without any issues except no email was sent afterwards.  Please let us know if you encounter any problems. O-Space will be unavailable on Thursday, November 21, 2013 from 1:00am – 2:00am PST. We apologize for the late notice. Although this downtime will be in the middle of the [more]
Nov 1, 2013
Library Blog
Bone collecting circulation desk.This year we joined the Otis Community in celebrating all things Halloween! The Millard Sheets library was transformed into a graveyard for the wandering dead earning an honored mention for the most sophisticated Halloween decorations in the inaugural Bite + Flight competition. It was a spooktacular day and we can’t wait for next year. Game on!
Oct 18, 2013
Library Blog
line4I Ching hexagrams for week 4 of the Otis Library’s exhibition Chance Operations, Random Access were cast by Jeseca Dawson, the Maltz Gallery 2012-14 Curatorial Fellow, and  Kevin Halladay-Glynn, photographer for the Los Angeles Loyolan (LMU). Kevin’s photographs are featured in The Loyolan article about Tapping the Third Realm, the Otis/Loyola Marymount collaborative exhibition currently [more]
Oct 11, 2013
Library Blog
weightFollowing John Cage’s use of the I Ching to introduce randomness into his compositions, we’re using the I Ching to randomly select items from the Otis Artists’ Book Collection for display in the Otis Library.  Hexagrams for Week 3 were cast by Sue Maberry, Jean-Marie Venturini, and Sarah Morton and the books pulled for display [more]
Oct 4, 2013
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r b schuellerFor the library exhibition CHANCE OPERATIONS, RANDOM ACCESS we’re using the I Ching to randomly select items from the Otis Artists’ Book Collection for display.  Hexagrams for Week 2 were cast by Derek McMullen and Linda Dare and titles selected include the following.
Sep 26, 2013
Library Blog
heybeckerleCHANCE OPERATIONS, RANDOM ACCESS, the exhibition in the Otis Library held in conjunction with the Ben Maltz exhibition Tapping the Third Realm, showcases John Cage’s Rolywholyover: A Circus as well as books from our Artists’ Book Collection randomly selected every week using the I Ching. The books in the display case for Week 1 (Sept. [more]