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  • High&Low Bureau is a curatorial duo composed of Yael Messer and Gilad Reich. They curate exhibitions, film programs, performative events and publications, while engaging with a plethora of disciplines, media and modes of artistic expression.Their curatorial practice is dedicated to the exploration of artistic strategies that reflect on, and suggest alternatives to, specific social-political conditions.

  • Los Angeles is a city often described as having no center. Its art community has turned that "disadvantage" into an advantage and given itself a license for adventure. Organizations, galleries, and artists find decentralization to be an exciting option and they establish their addresses in unexpected neighborhoods and zones in the city and even beyond, in other cities and states. What are the challenges and advantages of this programmatic and conceptual strategy? What are the risks, to organization and audience alike? Is this necessary, and if so, is it sustainable?

  • Fritz Haeg

    Sep 25| Lectures
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    Image: Fritz Haeg, working to install the Edible Estate #12 garden in Budapest, 2012. Photo: Andras Kare.

    Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artist, Fritz Haeg.

    Thursday, September 25th 11:15am - 12:30pm

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

  • David Schafer

    Sep 30| Lectures
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    David Schafer is a visual and sound artist working in sculpture, sound, sound, performance, and works on paper. His work is concerned with the structures, translation, and intelligibility, of language and architecture. Schafer has shown nationally and internationally and has received several public commissions. Most recently he has had one-person shows at Studio10 gallery in Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY, and Glendale College Art Gallery, Glendale, CA.

  • Sarah Manguso

    Oct 01| Lectures
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    Sarah Manguso is the author, most recently, of The Guardians: An Elegy for a Friend, named one of the top ten books of the year by Salon. Her previous book, the memoir The Two Kinds of Decay, was named an Editors’ Choice by the New York Times Sunday Book Review and short-listed in the UK for the Wellcome Trust Book Prize and long-listed for the Royal Society Winton Prize. Her other books include the story collection Hard to Admit and Harder to Escape, and the poetry collections Siste Viator and The Captain Lands in Paradise.

  • Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artist, Jennifer Steinkamp.

    Thursday, October 2nd 11:15am - 12:30pm

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

     

  • Pae White

    Oct 07| Lectures
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    Pae White was born in 1963 in Pasadena, California. She lives and works in Los Angeles. She received her M.F.A. from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and her B.A. from Scripps College in Claremont, California. She also studied at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine. Recent solo exhibition venues include Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne; galleria francesca kaufmann, Milan; the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand; the Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver; greengrassi, London; and 1301PE, Los Angeles.

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What if:

…my student becomes ill or there is an emergency and I need to reach my student?

The Office of Student Affairs will work with you to triage care for your Otis student.

During business hours (Monday- Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) see below.
After 5:00 p.m. Monday- Friday and during weekends, contact Campus Safety at 310-665-6965.

First, contact Julie Bryan, Assistant to the Dean of Student Affairs
310-846-2595 or 310-665-6960
e-mail jbryan@otis.edu

If Julie Bryan is not available, contact one of the following individuals:

Michael Richards, M.B.A.
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
310-665-6967 or e-mail mrichards@otis.edu

Carol Branch, Ph.D.
Director of the Student Resources Center and Title IX Coordinator
310-846-2554 or e-mail cbranch@otis.edu

Laura Kiralla, Ed.D.
Assistant Vice President for Student Success and Dean of Student Affairs
310-665-6961 or e-mail lkiralla@otis.edu

…I need to discuss my student's financial aid package, scholarship, loan information?

The Office of Financial Aid, located on the 2nd floor of Ahmanson Hall on the Goldsmith Campus, will assist you in learning about your Otis student’s financial aid package. The Office of Financial Aid can be contacted at: 310–665–6880.

…I want to see my student's grade reports, transcripts and find out how they are performing academically?

Your student will need to contact the Registrar's office

College students' records are protected by the Family Educational Right and Privacy Act (FERPA). It restricts institutions from releasing grades and other educational records without the student's written permission. Students may view their grades online through the Self-service system after grades have been submitted and recorded by the Registrar's Office. Otis does not mail grade reports home.

…my student is experiencing personal issues and would like to seek counseling?

Student Counseling Services, led by Dr. Fred Barnes, is available to support your Otis student. Services are free and confidential. Contact Student Counseling Services at 310-846-2639. The office is open Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. In the event of an emergency after hours, contact Campus Safety at 310–665–6965.

…my student needs a small emergency loan to cover books and supplies, food, gas, etc.

The Dean of Student Affairs’ Office will approve a small emergency loan for students who are in immediate need of funds. Student can only get one loan a semester and s/he needs to pay the loan back before registering for the next semester.

…my student is falling behind academically and needs tutoring?

The Student Resource Center, led by Dr. Carol Branch, supports your students’ academic success by offering tutoring for many of the Liberal Arts and Sciences courses. Tutoring is available in person and online.

…my students needs disability accommodations?

All students seeking disability accommodations in the classroom need to contact Dr. Carol Branch at 310-846-2554 or e-mail cbranch@otis.edu.

…my student is interested in travel study abroad?

Your student has many options at Otis to travel abroad and study with their peers in another country. The Center for International Education will support your student in finding a travel study program that complements his/her curriculum.

…my student needs help finding a place to live?

Finding a place to live in Los Angeles can be a challenge and that is why Morgan Brown, the Coordinator of Housing will support your student by providing him/her with resources and contacts to local apartment complexes and residences in the surrounding area. In addition, throughout an academic year, the Housing Office will host roommate events for students looking for a roommate off campus. Morgan can be contacted at mbrown@otis.edu

…my student wants to join a student club or organization?

There are many different ways your Otis student can get involved on campus. Joining or leading a club/organization on campus is a great co-curricular opportunity that builds connections among students. Your Otis student is always welcome to join a student club.