Events
  • For the second year in a row, Otis will be hosting the Community Works Institute - Summer West. This is a five day professional development program for K-16 teachers focused on place based education, service learning and sustainability. There is a discounted rate for Otis faculty, staff, students and alumni to participate. Contact the Artists Community Teaching program for more info: act@otis.edu

  • Classes End.

  • I Know What You Did This Summer is a series of bi-weekly gatherings in the Bolsky Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design organized around informal slideshow presentations by curators, artists, writers and producers in the Los Angeles area. Taking the form of a personal travelogue, presenters will share places, experiences, and encounters during summer travel near and far. I Know What You Did This Summer is an occasion to enjoy drinks and conversation among friends, colleagues and our community.

    July 7: Anna Sew Hoy / Jesse Stecklow

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Rebecca Chamlee: 2011-12 Faculty Development Grant Report

Rebecca Chamlee: Type for the first signature
The type for the first signature is shown set, tied up and placed in galleys

Funded Project:

Funds for materials to produce The Young Manhood of Dave Chamlee, a coming-of-age story about my great grandfather told by my father, William Zane Chamlee, in a Humanities term paper he wrote while attending Claremont Men’s College in the 1950s.

Excerpt:

The project is an artist’s book, letterpress printed and bound by hand in an edition of 33. The faculty development grant award has provided for the purchase of lead foundry type for the text and decorative elements, handmade papers, printing plates for the images, leather and binding materials.

--Rebecca Chamlee
Associate Professor, Communication Arts

Read Final Report [PDF]

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