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  • 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.

  • Exquisite Beauty is the first retrospective and publication to document the eye-dazzling ceramics created by Ralph Bacerra (1938–2008), a Los Angeles–based artist known for his innovative approach to surface embellishment. Curated by Jo Lauria, the exhibition features more than ninety of the artist’s finest pieces—dramatic, highly decorated vessels and sculptures that have never before been the focus of a major exhibition or publication.

  • Opening Reception for Ralph Bacerra: Exquisite Beauty

  • 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.

  • 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.

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May 06, 2014
Fashion Design
Otis Fashion Design - Todd Oldham “The future of fashion is on display at the annual runway show.” Los Angeles, CA, (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Otis College of Art and... More
Apr 17, 2014
Corsophilia: Uncovering the Biodiversity of the Roman Streetscape Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Kim Karlsrud and Daniel Phillips, both graduates of Otis College of Art and Design in... More
Apr 04, 2014
(Los Angeles, California – March 14, 2014) On Thursday, April 10 from 6-9PM the LAX Coastal Chamber of Commerce and Otis College of Art and Design will co-host a panel discussion on the... More
Apr 02, 2014
Otis College of Art and Design Graduate Open Studios Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Otis College of Art and Design will showcase work by emerging talent in Graduate Fine Art and... More
Apr 01, 2014
Architecture/Landscape/Interiors
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Otis College of Art and Design’s 2014 Donghia Designer-in-Residence, Joep van Lieshout, joined students in Los Angeles to lead a master class... More
Mar 31, 2014
3rd Annual Otis Kite Festival is April 13th, 2014 Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Otis College of Art and Design will host its third Annual Kite Festival adjacent to the Santa Monica... More

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