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  • Lucy Orta (b. Sutton Coldfield, UK, 1966) and Jorge Orta (b. Rosario, Argentina, 1953) founded Studio Orta in 1991. Lucy + Jorge Orta’s collaborative practice focuses on the social and ecological factors of environmental sustainability to realise major bodies of work employing drawing, sculpture, installation, object making, couture, painting and silkscreen printing, as well staging workshops, ephemeral interventions and performances.

  • Otis Community Banquet

    Oct 22| Special Event

    In conjunction with the exhibition Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta
    Wednesday, October 22 | Bobrow Green
    11:30am – 12:30pm: Banquet for participating classes
    12:30 – 1:15pm: Open to Otis Community to view class projects created for Banquet, and sample soup and fruit-infused water

  • Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artists Lucy + Jorge Orta.

    Thursday, October 23rd, 10am

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

  • Artists Lucy + Jorge Orta in conversation with the curators Ginger Gregg Duggan and Judith Hoos Fox of the traveling exhibition Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta. The conversation is followed by a reception. Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta is on view in the Ben Maltz Gallery through December 6, 2014.

  • JP Munro

    Oct 28| Lectures

    Born 1975, Inglewood, CA. Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.


  • Minor Declaration

    Oct 29| Student Event

    Highly Recommended for Sophomores

  • Rob Spillman

    Oct 29| Lectures

    Rob Spillman is Editor and co-founder of Tin House, which has been honored in Best American Stories, Best American Essays, Best American Poetry, O’Henry Prize Stories, the Pushcart Prize Anthology and numerous other anthologies. He is also Executive Editor of Tin House Books and co-founder of the Tin House Literary Festival. His writing has appeared in BookForum, the Boston Review, Connoisseur, Details, GQ, Nerve, the New York Times Book Review, Rolling Stone, Salon, Spin, Sports Illustrated, Time, Vanity Fair, Vogue, and elsewhere.


Sculpture/New Genres Radar

May 7, 2014
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Installation view of Mary Weatherford Los Angeles @ David Kordansky GalleryLA Times art critic Christopher Knight has reviewed Mary Weatherford Los Angeles, on view at David Kordansky Gallery through May 31.  To read the review click here:   Review: Mary Weatherford’s seductive paintings marvels of abstraction
May 7, 2014
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Erykah Badu sports Lillian Shalom grill and rings.  Photograph from www.upscalehype.comLillian Shalom’s (’07) accessories have made a splash at the 2014 MET Gala.  Sporting an “ALL” grill and several rings, music and fashion icon Erykah Badu brought some major style and attitude to the event.  Nick Remsen of Vogue.com included Lillian’s grill design on his post 17 Of Our Favorite Met Gala Accessories, As Seen [more]
Apr 23, 2014
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Three Fine Arts Students have been selected to receive awards from Women Painters West.  Junior Robert Moore will receive the Brenda S. Bagg Memorial Award for Watercolor in the amount of $2500.  Maxfield Miles, another junior, will receive the Women Painters West Award of $1000; and sophomore Emily Isham will receive the Lynn Babior Memorial [more]
Apr 14, 2014
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Dorit_CypisCongratulations to Fine Arts faculty member Dorit Cypis, who has been awarded a 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship! She is one of 23 awardees in fine arts. As an artist, Cypis uses performative strategies, photography, and social sculpture to explore the psycho-physical-social aspects of history, knowledge and experience. At its heart, the work exposes both paradox and [more]
Apr 8, 2014
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Me94316aaa85a0a94e15bd5b5c4a5a48dFine Arts junior, David Klein, has work in WOCA:  Ten Years of Art In Anaheim at the Carnegie Gallery.  The exhibition features the works of approximately 20 artists who have been part of the WOCA one-day exhibitions in Anaheim over the past decade. The show will run through April 13, 2014. Gallery hours are Tuesday through [more]
Apr 8, 2014
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Dana_sm_0Sculpture/New Genres faculty Dana Duff has been selected as the 2014 Distinguished Educator by Otis College and the LAX Coastal Chamber of Commerce.  As an Eddy Award/Distinguished Educator Award recipient, Dana will receive $2,500, be featured in an article in OMAG, introduced at Commencement, and honored at the annual all faculty Convocation. Congratulations to Dana on her [more]
Apr 5, 2014
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2014JuniorExhibit_Web_ColorThe Fine Arts Department is pleased to present the 2014 Fine Arts Junior Juried Exhibition in Room 107 of the Galef Center for Fine Arts.  The show was juried by Los Angeles-based painter Marc Trujillo.  There will be a reception on Saturday, April 12, 5-7 pm.  Students whose work was selected for the exhibition are [more]
Apr 3, 2014
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CAMPBELLWORKS-LALO1-WEB_0Fine Arts Office Manager and Short House Director Michelle Chong has co-curated WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE IDEA?  The exhibition is the second collaboration between Short House in Los Angeles and The Institute of Jamais Vu (IJV) in London. Both exhibitions are part of Project LALO, an international exchange between dynamic emerging contemporary art spaces in London and [more]
Feb 4, 2014
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  Emily Berl for The New York TimesFine Art Department Chair Meg Cranston’s, recently released book More Than You Wanted to Know About John Baldessari, Vol. 1 and 2 provided material for a quirky tribute to the art world legend at the Japanese American National Museum on February 2.  Artists Read Baldessari, which featured 52 artists reading from the text, was hosted [more]
Dec 18, 2013
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Shanghai at night.Sculpture/New Genres faculty Dana Duff recently visited Shanghai in the People’s Republic of China to teach a one-week, intensive, video art workshop to seniors at East China Normal University.  At the invitation of Steve Anker, Cal Arts Dean of the School of Film and Video, Duff made the trip in late October to work with [more]