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  • You can easily spot The Little Friends of Printmaking in a crowd—their inky hands and clothes are a dead giveaway. Their work is just as distinctive. JW & Melissa Buchanan first made a name for themselves through their silkscreened concert posters, but soon branched out into further fields, designing fancy junk for whoever would pay them money. In addition to their work as illustrators and designers, they've continued their fine art pursuits through exhibitions, lectures, and artists’ residencies, spreading the gospel of silkscreen to anyone inclined to listen.

  • "In publishers’ terms, Shock and Awe – a hefty, intellectual book about glam rock – is timely." - Jude Rogers, The Guardian

  • Solmaz Sharif

    Mar 01| Lectures
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    Solmaz Sharif’s first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press and is a 2016 National Book Award finalist. Her poetry has appeared in the New Republic, Granta, Poetry, and other journals. Her first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press. A former Stegner Fellow, she is currently a lecturer at Stanford University and lives in the Bay Area.

  • Richard Shelton Director of Creative Action an Integrated Learning Program, Otis College of Art and Design. For the past twenty years, Rich has been active working with community organizations such as: Junior Blind, The Republic of Palau, Homeboy Industries, Urban Compass in Watts, The Getty, Los Angeles Poverty Department, the Minnesota State and Federal Correction Facilities; Film in the Cities (video in the schools, animation with non-verbal students, conducting video workshops on Cass Lake/Leech Lake Ban of Ojibwe Native American Reservation); Open Arms; and Upward Bound.

  • Join us on Thursday, March 2nd for an evening of conversation and exploration! Connect with fellow alumni, see friends, tour our new buildings, and meet President Ferguson at this Alumni Night reception. It will be a casual and fun evening and we hope you can join us. 

    The evening includes:

    A beer and wine reception 

    Introduction of the new Director of Alumni Relations Phil Scanlon

    Campus tour and Visits to the Anna Craycroft exhibit at the Ben Maltz Gallery and Millard Sheets Library

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  • Brendan Folwer was born 1978, Berkeley, California and lives and works in Los Angeles. His solo exhibitions include New Portraits (2017), Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, Portraits (2016), Mathew, New York and New Pictures, Six Sampler Works, and Benches (2015), Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles.

  • One of two "Show and Tell" hands-on book events held inside the exhibition Tuning the Room in the Ben Maltz Gallery, featuring selections from the highly regarded Millard Sheets Library Artists’ Books Collection.

     

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Dec 16, 2016
College
A group of Otis College assembled in the open courtyard of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) on a sun-filled Tuesday morning. They were visiting the museum in what has become a cornerstone... More
Dec 12, 2016
Alumni
Above: Students exploring Joint Venture at the DAC Gallery. Photo: Allison Knight Currently at the DAC Gallery, Joint Venture features works of art created by adult artists of the Exceptional... More
Dec 09, 2016
Alumni
Art Basel in Miami Beach, and the adjoining fairs, parties, and shows that converge in Miami, offers an annual sampling of contemporary art and culture. Acting as a barometer of the art... More
Dec 08, 2016
College
Lecturer Elektra Grant, along with students in her Human Ecology class, participated in the creation of a community mandala under the direction of artist Gary Palmer. A painter and celebrated... More
Dec 06, 2016
Alumni
Reprinted from LA Weekly Tuesday, November 29, 2016 "On a Sunday in mid-November, just days after the election of Donald Trump, David Roy and Forouzan Safari drove from L.A. to the desert... More
Dec 02, 2016
College
In 2002, Marie Da Silva was working as a nanny in Los Angeles. She heard that a school in her hometown of Limbe, Malawi was going to close and urged her mother to allow students to gather and learn... More

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