• Tim Davis's wry photographs find the sublime in the quotidian. Whether shooting an abandoned pair of sneakers, the streets of a nameless suburb, or the corner of a framed painting in a museum, Davis captures the peripheral, everyday beauty of our daily life.

  • Under Armour on Campus

    Jan 24| Student Event
    Career Services is hosting Under Armour for Lunch & Learn and portfolio reviews. They are actively recruiting for paid summer internships and post grad employment in the following areas: Accessories Design Apparel Design Graphic Design – Apparel, Brand, Retail and Web Film & Video Production Footwear Design Technical Design, Patternmaking & Product Fit
  • Otis College of Art and Design and The Art and Design Department at California State University Dominguez Hills will be partnering to bring two Ceramics Artist, Diego Romero ('90) and Michael Sherrill to give a guest lecture and workshop demonstration to take place at both campuses in conjunction with the 73rd Scripps Ceramic Annua, curated by Joan Takayama-Ogawa (Otis College Faculty member).

  • Workshop at Otis College campus with ceramic artist, Michael Sherrill.

  • James Hannaham

    Jan 25| Lectures

    James Hannaham is the author of the novels Delicious Foods, which won the 2016 PEN/Faulkner Award, and God Says No, a Stonewall Honor Book and a Lambda Literary Award finalist.

  • Asher Hartman is an interdisciplinary artist, playwright and director whose work at the junction of visual art and theater centers on the exploration of the self in relation to Western histories and ideologies. 

  • The Rodina will present Designing the Leadership, a workshop on action, graphic design and critical thinking. The Rodina was founded in 2011 by Czech-born, Amsterdam-based designers Tereza and Vit Ruller. The studio specialises in video, interactive, installations and visual identities. 


Current Newsletter

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Compiled by Annetta Kapon.


For the month of November 2016 GFA faculty ANNETTA KAPON’S Proxy Gallery will host the exhibition Wood, Magnets and Iron Dust by Paris-based artist VERONIQUE JOUMARD.

Alum SHIVA ALIABADI ’14 is in a group show called British Invasion at the Museum of Art and History (MOAH) in Lancaster, CA from November 19, 2016 to January 22, 2017.

Alum JEFFREY VALLANCE ‘81 has a one-person exhibition at Ed Cella Art and Architecture from November 5 to December 31, 2016

Alum KIM FISHER ’98 has an exhibition a little bit of but at LAX><Art from November 12, 2016 to January 7, 2017.

Alum JANET DANDRIDGE ’16 was awarded the 2017 Otis-Cergy Residency and will spend three months in Paris from February to April 2017.

Alum SABINE DEHNEL ’03 and GFA Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON are taking part in the group exhibition “Love” curated by alum SABINE DEHNEL at Atelier Schwab in Wertheim, Germany from October 21, 2016 to January 29, 2017.

Alum KATY COWAN’S ’14 The Outlet presented the work of Mike Kloss from October 7th @ The Open in Milwaukee, WI from Oct 7 to

Alum KARMA HENRY ’10 is taking part in Coyote IV at Maidu Museum in Roseville, CA from October 8, 2016 - March 3, 2017.

Alum ZEAL HARRIS ’07 has a solo exhibition "Home Remedies for Driving While Black” at LAAA from October 15 to November 18, 2016.

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Pictures: Zeal Harris

Alum ASHTON ALLEN ’16 was project manager for the group show HUMAN CONDITION and had 3 pieces in it. At the Los Angeles Metropolitan Medical Center, curated and produced by John Wolf, from October 1 to November 30, 2016.

Alum ALEC EGAN ’13 has a one person exhibition "Sanctuary House” at Ampersand Gallery in Portland OR from September 29 to November 13, 2016.

GFA faculty ANNETTA KAPON’S Proxy-Paris Gallery (@galerie Ygrec, Paris, France) is hosting a one-person exhibition by SUSAN SILTON from October 15 to November 13, 2016.

Alum ZAC ROACH ’16 is in a group exhibition “Number Six” at MiM gallery October 8 - 29, 2016.

For the month of October 2016 GFA faculty ANNETTA KAPON’S Proxy Gallery hosted the exhibition “DOODLE BOX” by JODY ZELLEN.

Alum ANA RODRIGUEZ ’09 with Nano Rubio is showing her work at Launch LA from October 8 to November 12, 2016.

Alum ALLISON PECK ’14 is in INTER/MISSION with artist Rives Wiley, in partnership with Portland Pataphysical Society /S/PLI/T. The exhibition will run from Oct 6- Nov 3, 2016 at Portland Pataphysical Society.

Alum SHIVA ALIABADI ’14 is in a show at the Gamble House in Pasadena, CA called On the Verge of an Image: Considering Marjorie Keller, curated by Alika Cooper and Anna Mayer via LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division) from Oct. 7th through December 12th, 2016

Alum KATY COWAN ’14 is in the Group Exhibition at 2732, Cherry and Martin Gallery Los Angeles, CA August 13 - October 29, 2016. COWAN also is part in the Wisconsin Triennial at Madison Museum of Contemporary Art from September 24 2016 to January 8, 2017 in Madison, WI.

Alum SRIJON CHOWDHURY ’13 has a solo exhibition Since The Garden September 10 - October 15, 2016 at Klowden Mann in Los Angeles.

Alum ALEXANDER KROLL ’08 has work included in the group exhibition All Together Now: New Paintings by Tom Anholt, Markus Bacher and Alexander Kroll at 1969 Gallery in NY from September 16 to October 20, 2016.

Alum LORENZO HURTADO SEGOVIA ’07 is in a group exhibition “Material Cultures” at BRIC House in Brooklyn NY from September 8 to October 23, 2016.

Alum CHRIS OATEY ’06 was selected for inclusion in the upcoming issue New American Paintings #126 which is being released in October 2016.

Alum EDITH BEAUCAGE ’10 has her debut solo show “Sequencer-Spectrum-Reverb” at Luis De Jesus Gallery from September 10-October 22, 2016.

Alum ZEAL HARRIS ’07 has been awarded the title of Artist-in-Residence at Camera Obscura Arts Lab (a.k.a. COAL) next to the Santa Monica Pier for three months starting August 2016. HARRIS’S group exhibit "Viral: 25 Years Since Rodney King" opened at Sparc Gallery in Venice, CA and it is now moving to the Betti Ono Gallery in Oakland, CA.

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Pictures: Alec Egan, Annetta Kapon

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Pictures: Ashton Allen, Karma Henry

Alum COLEEN STERRITT ’79 was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for 2016.

Alum ELIF ERKAN’S ’16 work is included in “CAPITAL: DEBT — TERRITORY — UTOPIA” at the Hamburger Bahnhof — Museum Für Gegenwart Berlin from July 2, 2016–Nov 6, 2017.

Annetta Kapon
Assistant Chair
Graduate Fine Arts
Otis College of Art and Design

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