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  • A temporary gallery store featuring alumni artists and designers, curated by Robert Apodaca, Owner, Fifth Floor Gallery.

     

    Reception for Alumni and Friends of Otis
    July 25, 3-5pm
    RSVP Required

  • Trials and Troubles

    Jul 25| Special Event
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    Rachel Kushner, Benjamin Weissman, Tom Brosseau; Marcel Dzama, Welcome to the Land of the Bat, 2008 (detail)

    Saturday July 25, 7pm, Free
    Trials and Troubles: A Night of Songs and Stories with Tom Brosseau, Rachel Kushner, and Benjamin Weissman

  • Otis Books is pleased to publish Tim Erickson’s debut collection of poetry, Egopolis, a textual journey through destruction, resistance, city, and the Ego, from ancient times to the present day. Erickson’s work has appeared in the Chicago Review, Western Humanities Review, and the Salt Anthology of New Writing. He lives in Salt Lake City.

  • Otis Graduate Writing students will read from their works-in-progress.

  • David Treuer is an Ojibwe Indian from Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota and currently teaches at USC. He is the author of the novels Little, The Hiawatha, The Translation of Dr. Apelles, named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post, as well as a critical work, Native American Fiction: A User's Manual. In 2012, he published another nonfiction work, Rez Life.

  • Angela Flournoy’s first novel The Turner House was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Her fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, and she has written for The New Republic, The Los Angeles Review of Books and elsewhere. Flournoy has taught at the University of Iowa and Trinity Washington University. She lives in Los Angeles.

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Jul 07, 2015
Faculty
As part of a generation of artists that emerged in the US in the early 1980s, Larry Johnson is the 'artist's artist' par excellence, highly respected by fellow practitioners and students... More
Jul 06, 2015
Alumni
Mural artist Kent Twitchell is extra busy at his canvas: L.A.'s streets By Deborah Vankin   With his shock of silver hair, snowy beard and paint-spattered blue jeans, Kent Twitchell races... More
Jul 02, 2015
College
For the second time, Otis’ Creative Action class “Whose Puppet? Multiculturalism, Puppetry, and The Parade” is designing, fabricating, and presenting a float to the Westchester... More
Jun 26, 2015
Faculty
Signs & Alarms: The Art of Margaret Nielsen & Scott Grieger, 1970-2015   Two-part exhibition celebrating the works of Margaret Nielsen & Scott Grieger, curated jointly by the... More
Jun 26, 2015
Alumni
Slanguage Speaks Slanguage By Betty Marín   Since April, Slanguage Studio artists Monica A. Martinez, Emilio Venegas Jr., Karla Diaz, and Mario Ybarra Jr. have taken over the 18th Street Arts... More
Jun 25, 2015
College
How L.A. Can Keep Its Creative Hive Buzzing By Paul Bisceglio   Los Angeles isn’t fantasizing when it calls itself America’s creative capital–the numbers back it up.... More

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