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  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring John Houck, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Jesse Benson (b. 1978) is an artist based in Los Angeles. Benson's complex practice is driven by the perversion of roles and representation that characterize his generational moment. In obsessively "skillful" objects like the Bureau Paintings, Catalog Page Paintings, Future Sculptures, and Repaintings, Benson constantly questions the authenticity of the document, the function of style, and the value of both art and artist. Benson is equally committed to a curatorial/organizational practice that openly overlaps and inspires his object production.

  • The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at OTIS College of Art and Design is pleased to announce a lecture by Nick SeierupPrincipal | Design Director of Perkins+Will, Los Angeles, on Thursday, December 3, 2015.


  • Marisa Silver is the author most recently of the New York Times bestselling novel Mary Coin. Her other books include the novels No Direction Home and The God of War (a finalist for a Los Angeles Times Book Prize), as well as two story collections, Babe in Paradise and Alone with You. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker and been included in many anthologies, including The Best American Short Stories and The O. Henry Prize Stories. Silver lives in Los Angeles.

  • Jesse Lerner is a filmmaker based in Los Angeles.  His short films Natives (1991, with Scott Sterling), T.S.H. (2004) and Magnavoz (2006) and the feature-length experimental documentaries Frontierland/Fronterilandia (1995, with Rubén Ortiz-Torres), Ruins (1999) The American Egypt (2001), Atomic Sublime (2010) and The Absent Stone (2013, with Sandra Rozental) have won numerous prizes at film festivals in the United States, Latin America and Japan.

  • Otis faculty member Dana Berman Duff will present a program of short 16mm and digital films in her "Catalogue" series.

  • Performing the Grid is an exhibition that brings together an intergenerational group of artists and cultural producers that utilize the grid as a performative strategy to examine, challenge and position philosophical, political, social, domestic, corporeal, and mythical perspectives. Rosalind Kraus famously wrote that the grid “functions to declare the modernity of modern art” in her 1979 essay, Grids.




Oct 06, 2015
2015 ABOG Fellow Suzanne Lacy to Collaborate with 1,000 Men in Public Performance on Gender-Based Violence in Quito, Ecuador A Blade of Grass is pleased to announce that on the United Nations... More
Oct 05, 2015
Project X Forum 8: Lost and Found with Nao Bustamante, Soo Kim, and HK Zamani When: Wednesday October 14, 2015 Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Where: 18th Street Arts Center, Curator's Lounge, 1639... More
Oct 01, 2015
LORE AND BEHOLD The Art of CAROLE CAROOMPAS Curated by Mahara T. Sinclaire October 7 - November 6, 2015 
OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, October 9
 6:00 - 10:00 PM Boone Family Art Gallery,... More
Sep 29, 2015
“The best part about this job is trying all the pastries,” jokes Erica Gibson with a grin. While the Art Director of Bottega Louie says this in jest, she does openly admit her delight in... More
Sep 22, 2015
The Creative Action department was invited to Mykonos, Greece, as part of the 2015 Mykonos Biennale. Lydia Venieri, whose daughter is a Fashion Design junior,  saw the Annual Kite Festival in... More
Sep 22, 2015
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Want to see Lari Pittman paintings without crowds and blocked views? Go to this box in Culver City By Carolina A. Miranda   Los Angeles painter Lari Pittman is known for producing some very... More