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  • 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
  • Please join the Digital Media Department for a lecture by  Alina Chau.
    Chau is an Animator, Illustrator and Storyboard artist who has worked with Lucasfilm Animation, Technicolor Interactive Services, and Electronic Arts.  
    Alina Chau received her MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles. She spent over a decade working in the animation industry. Her most notable credit is on LucasFilm’s Emmy Award Winning program, “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.”
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Joe Sola (‘99)’s work has been exhibited internationally in galleries and museums including: The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Hammer Museum, The Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, The Andy Warhol Museum  and Kunsthaus Gras, Austria, Museum of Modern Art Jean-Duc, Luxembourg. Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City.  His performances have taken place at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, MOT International in London, 356 Mission Rd, Los Angeles.


O-Space Help

Welcome to O-Space Land!

O-Space is the Otis Learning Management System. 

STUDENT GUIDES: Course (cms) + ePortfolio + Learning ePortfolios
FACULTY GUIDES: Course (cms) + ePortfolio

O-Space Features 

A course area is automatically created for every class offered in O-Space. Students and faculty will automatically be able to view their classes and enrolled students.
Features include: discussion boards, assignment posting and uploads, email communication, and e-portfolios. Committees, clubs, and communities may also create a space. Faculty may create their own. Students must find a faculty sponsor to create the O-Space group for them.
The Library manages O-Space and trains users. If you need assistance, please contact our helpful staff.

The two sides of O-Space Land

Step-by-step guides, FAQs and Video tutorials are available exploring the many features within O-Space. Simply follow the above links.


  • Enrolled Students: X-Number + Pin
  • Faculty/Staff: Username + Password
  • Alumni: X-Number + Pin

If you forgot your access information to login, go to Usernames + Passwords for more information.


O-Space Home Screen

When you log into O-Space you will see four areas designated on the home screen by a gray bar:
  • My ePortfolios
  • My Courses
  • Assessment Groups
  • My Communities

Graphic by Sheldon Forbes.