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  • Adam Linder is a choreographer based between Berlin and Los Angeles, working both in theatre and visual art contexts. He has been developing a dance based  format he calls Choreographic Services since 2013. This aspect of his work is focused on underscoring real time and economic conditions that are integral to the discipline of  choreography. At Otis Linder will introduce this format both conceptually and practically, discussing why 'servicing' is the relevant way for his work to publicly engage.  




    SCREENING AND CONVERSATION with Margaret Prescod, Founder, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders and host of “Sojourner Truth” on Pacifica Radio’s KPFK.
    Nana Gyamfi, Lawyer-Black Lives Matter, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders.

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Oliver Payne, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Kimberli Meyer trained as an architect and an artist, and has been the director of the MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House in West Hollywood since 2002. She has initiated and curated many programs there, including the exhibitions How Many Billboards?

  • Industry Spotlight

    Oct 15| Special Event
    An advertising creative director for more than 25 years, Otis alumnus Josh Weltman was the Mad Men co-producer responsible for Don Draper's credibility as an advertising genius.
    Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the hit series, plus hear key insights from Weltman's new book Seducing Strangers: How to Get People to Buy What You're Selling.
    October 15, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Yutaka Makino. He lives and works in Berlin.  Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Susan Choi’s first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction, and her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent novel, A Person of Interest, was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award. With David Remnick she co-edited the anthology Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker. A recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, and in 2010, the inaugural winner of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award, Choi lives in Brooklyn.


Painting Radar

Feb 18, 2015
Fine Arts Blog
Display of artist books by Fine Arts students Cinthia Lozano, Katherine Newman, Mohnsen Manzoor, Erin Watson,Students in Art and Publication, a course taught by Fine Arts Department faculty Holly Tempo, exhibited their artist book projects at the 2015 Los Angeles Art Book Fair, January 29-February 1.  The event, which attracted over 34,000 visitors, took place at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA. “The art book fair was a lively, enriching, and [more]
Dec 18, 2014
Fine Arts Blog
Dec 10, 2014
Fine Arts Blog
attachmentFine Arts senior Derek Corns will participate in a fundraising auction for Critical Resistance Los Angeles (CRLA) at The Underground Museum at 3508 W. Washington Blvd., LA on Sunday, December 14. The evening will start with a reception at 5 pm, performances at 6 pm, and DJ sets at 8 pm.  Information about the event:  [more]
Dec 1, 2014
Fine Arts Blog
Marnie Weber as Spirit Girl poses with her monsters.
Photo by LeeAnn Nickel.Students in The Otherworld: A Performative Video Class, taught by artist Marnie Weber, donned costumes and performed at Jack Black’s Festival Supreme on October 25 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.  Otis Fine Arts students who participated in the event include David Klein, Sara Sheridan, Will Schaeffer, Benny Lamotte, Kate Newman, Nicholas Ramsey, and [more]
Nov 6, 2014
Fine Arts Blog
"Double Portrait Camden Town", 2013London-based artist, Dexter Dalwood will be skyping with students in Marjan Hormozi’s Representational Painting: The Image, Concept and Craft of Figurative Painting course this Saturday, November 8 at 10 am.  The artist will talk to students about work in his upcoming solo show, London Paintings, at Simon Lee Gallery.  He will also discuss how he [more]
Oct 22, 2014
Fine Arts Blog
Daryl Carey (left) poses in front of his mural with Lil Cesar of the Air Force Crew.Fine Arts painting major Daryl Carey created a mural entitled Raising the Needle this fall at the  Hip Hop School of Arts in Pomona.  According to the artist: “This mural symbolizes the community coming together to preserve Hip Hop and promote something positive for the youth.  It has it’s general meaning about Hip Hop, but also [more]