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  • Silke Otto-Knapp is a painter and associate professor of painting and drawing at UCLA. 
     
    She has had recent one-person exhibitions at Overduin and Kite, Los Angeles; Galerie Buchholz, Berlin; the Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive; Greengrassi, London; Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London; Kunstverein Munich, Germany; Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York; the Banff Centre, Canada; Modern Art Oxford, UK; and Tate Britain, London.
     
  • Sergej Jensen

    Mar 31| Lectures
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    Sergej Jensen’s work draws on a wide range of materials and formal references. Primarily known for his textile works, his lyrical compositions incorporate a variety of fabrics, from burlap and linen to silk and wool.
     
    He recently exhibited his work in the show "Classic" at Regen Projects, and his work is also included in LACMA's show "Variations: Conversations in and around Abstract Painting.”
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  • Otis College of Art and Design Fine Arts Department presents the film collaborative from Berlin OJOBOCA.

     

    Thursday April 2nd, 2015
    7pm in Ahmanson Hall, lower-level screening room.
    9045 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

     

  • Chen Tamir is a distinguished Israeli curator and art writer based in Tel Aviv, where she works at the Center for Contemporary Art. She was listed by Artslant as one of 15 curators to watch in 2015. Until recently she was based in New York working as an independent curator and also as Executive Director of Flux Factory, a non-profit arts center in Queens, NY, where she founded an acclaimed residency program and set up a thriving institution. Chen holds an M.A. from Bard College's Center for Curatorial Studies, a B.A. in Anthropology, and a B.F.A. in Visual Art from York University.

  • Rea Tajiri

    Apr 07| Lectures
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    Rea Tajiri is a New York based filmmaker and educator who has written and directed an eclectic body of dramatic, experimental, and documentary films currently in commercial and educational distribution. She is also an Associate Professor at Temple University in the Film Media Arts Department.
     
    Learn more about the artist here.
     
  • Dusk to Dusk

    Apr 11| Exhibition
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    James Aldridge, The Gathering, 2010, Acrylic on canvas


    Dusk to Dusk: Unsettled, Unraveled, Unreal

    April 11 - July 26, 2015  |  Gallery Hours: Tue-Fri 10-5 / Thu 10-7 / Sat-Sun 12-4

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Product Design Radar

Mar 3, 2015
Product Design
imageProduct designers are at a CrossCampus LA presentation, tonight by David Zimberoff of SRAM / RKS Sessions. This future workspace is cool — combining entrepreneurial work environments and SHARE space. Wine, Cheese and big bike ideas like smart bikes and e bikes.  
Feb 17, 2015
Product Design
MEL1260x1260Melanie Abrantes Pairs Woodwork with Cork By Sophia Markoulakis Oakland woodworker Melanie Abrantes is determined to disrupt the notion that wood is rough, linear and unforgiving. “When I studied product design at Otis, we were exposed to several different mediums, and I fell in love with wood,” Abrantes says, referring to Otis College of Art and [more]
Feb 6, 2015
Product Design
Mandy Lei TonyanSenior Mandy Lei Tonyan had one clear goal for her last year at Otis College – secure a job after graduation. She reached her goal ahead of schedule, getting hired as a full-time sock designer for Adidas in late 2014, a full semester before her program ends. Her transformation from student to professional did not [more]
Oct 27, 2014
Product Design
10347714_10205163555592185_2715992959465242735_n                Integrated Design Studio III joins forces with artists from The UCPLA (United Cerebral Palsy Los Angeles) Washington Reid Gallery and adjoining Washington Place Adult Day Program in developing product inspired by their unique experiences. This week? Conversations with our partners — what they make, how they make and what it’s like [more]
Aug 28, 2014
Product Design
Screen shot 2014-08-28 at 9.25.21 AMI’m loving my internship in China at United Nude Collaborations!! Check out these wildly amazing shoes. I’ve been wanting to see them in real life and finally I get the chance to see them everyday at work!!! I feel so blessed to be working alongside amazing designers. Here are some pictures I took today at [more]
Jun 10, 2014
Product Design
car_lifeA couple weeks ago, I was asked to sit in on a panel reviewing and critiquing undergraduate design students’ visions for the future of Los Angeles transportation. The location was Otis College of Art and Design, located near LAX. Lecturer and Architect Matt Gagnon had given his product design students a simple, but far reaching, [more]
Jun 5, 2014
Product Design
10339563_10152395615181005_7243187273643268325_nA Kodak moment of my TOMS Giving Trip in Peru. This is one of the school children who received a pair of TOMS shoes. I’m writing his shoe size on his hand! — Product Design Alumni, Vivian Nguyen
May 10, 2014
Product Design
photo (19)April Seonyeong Son Jinsoo Kim kristyhsu.com tylergalt.carbonmade.com
May 10, 2014
Product Design
photo (10)emilyleonportfolio.com yawsameen@gmail.com @duncanlemmon rachaelmaeng joondesign.com