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  • Rendering female models and celebrities on large-scale canvases and with quick, expressive brushstrokes, painter Katherine Bernhardt examines representations of beauty in mainstream media and fashion photography. She paints her subjects with severe, exaggerated features and emaciated limbs that sometimes morph into abstraction, recalling the works of Pablo Picasso. “Some people ask if I hate the models I paint,” she says. “I say no, I don't hate them.

  • UpCycle Day 2014!

    Sep 03| Special Event
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    Join us for the 3rd Annual UpCycle Day!

    Learn about the Resource Exchange

    Bring your excess supplies and materials to share and trade. 

    Stock up for the school year with Free supplies and materials. 

    Help divert our collective waste from ending up in landfills.

     

  • Forrest Gander

    Sep 03| Lectures
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    Otis Books/Seismicity Editions is pleased to publish Panic Cure: Poetry from Spain for the 21st Century, an anthology of poems from eleven contemporary Spanish poets, active from the 1960s through the present. Selected and translated by Forrest Gander, Panic Cure is notable for its impressive range of poetic voices.

  • Jan Brandt

    Sep 04| Lectures
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  • Joel Kyack

    Sep 09| Lectures
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    JOEL KYACK Lives and works in Los Angeles.

    ghebaly.com/artists/joel-kyack

  • A dynamic portrait of the life of computer prodigy Aaron Swartz who championed free speech and data sharing, this must-see documentary premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and was the opening night film at the 2014 Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. 

    We're excited the film’s director Brian Knappenberger will be our special guest speaker for the Q & A moderated by Movies that Matter series producers Judy Arthur and Perri Chasin after the screening. 

  • Koenraad Dedobbeleer lives and works in Brussels.

     

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Patron's Circle

Otis Patrons Circle

Our Patrons Circle leadership donors have an important impact on Otis, and fund a broad range of priority needs. They provide critical ongoing support that assists students with scholarships, underwrites innovative programming, and aids in recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty. They have helped Otis become a leading art and design college. The work of the College depends on sustained annual leadership support now more than ever.

Patrons Circle exclusive annual privileges

Patrons Circle Tours

Associate $1,000 Annually

  • Opportunity to join an exclusive Otis art and design travel tour
  • Two passes to the Annual Exhibition Preview
  • Two complimentary tickets to attend the annual Otis Report on the Creative Economy event
  • 10% discount on one Otis Continuing Education course
 

Partner $2,500 Annually
Benefits at the previous level, plus:

  • Preferred seating for two at an artist, critic, or designer-in-residence lecture
  • Invitation for two to the Board of Governor’s VIP Reception and Ben Maltz Gallery exhibition
 

Investor $5,000 Annually
Benefits at the previous level, plus:

  • Invitation for two to the Legacy Luncheon to connect with students and their work
  • Additional VIP passes to a select Patrons Circle event
  • Special Benefit: One complimentary ticket to the annual Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show
 

President's Council $10,000 Annually
Benefits at the previous level, plus:

  • Invitation for two to a dinner hosted by the President
  • Selection of a customized Otis experience in one of the art and design departments
  • Recognition as a co-sponsor of a selected Gallery exhibition
  • One complimentary Continuing Education course
  • Special Benefit: One additional complimentary ticket to the annual Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show
  • Invitation for two to a local art and design experience
 

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Contact Kristi Bieber
kbieber@otis.edu
(310) 665-6859
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