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  • Join us for the ultimate genre mash up as we drop the best hip hop and underground hiphop from all over as well as some of the freshest hard hitting electronic music out today. Presented by DJ Chewby (Pamela Torzan), DJ Snowden (Ryan Snowden) Daybid 1X (David Namkoong), and 90’s Kid (Danial Siddiqui) of the Otis Radio class.

     

  • Come enjoy the awesomeness of Soundtracks from Games, Movies and TV Shows with DJ Tea Time (Joshua Timmons), DJ SurgeMiester (Sergio Betancourt ) and DJ ForGrapeJelly (Steven Escarcega).

     

  • Fine Arts presents a lecture by painter Mary Weatherford. She received her BA from Princeton and MFA from Bard. Weatherford has shown at David Kordansky Gallery in L.A., LAxART in L.A., Brennan & Griffin in New York, and Debs & Co in New York.  In addition, her work is included in collections of MoMA, LACMA, Hammer Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego, and OCMA.
    All are welcome
    Series organized by Photography Director Soo Kim
  • Cesar Garcia – Director and Chief Curator, The Mistake Room
    Glenn Kaino – contemporary artist
    Kris Kuramitsu – Deputy Director and Senior Curator, The Mistake Room

    In conjunction with Otis’ Creative Action program, Big City Forum presents a series of four discussions featuring individuals who reinvent social space and redefine how we engage with each other.

  • “Foregrounds” is a show exploring how we listen to sounds. It utilizes field recordings by blending songs and spoken word pieces with the soundscapes in which we listen to them – whether it be played along with Los Angeles traffic, the sound of a meal being prepared, or waves at the beach. Presented by DJ Derek (Corn), DJ Nasera (Alayon), DJ Max (Miles) of the Otis Radio class.

     

  • HOT & HE∆VY

    Apr 28| Special Event
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  • Tour I: Artists Studios

    May 03| Continuing Education
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    Fee: $75
    In conjunction with Freeway Studies #2: Inside the Quad

    Curators Meg Linton and Jeseca Dawson lead a tour of artists studios located "inside the quad." Tour includes transportation, lunch, and snacks.

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Clubs and Organizations

Student Clubs & Organizations

 

Under the Baobab Tree

Organization dedicated to the retention of students of African and Latin descent at Otis College of Art and Design. Contact - Khalilah at kcamacho@student.otis.edu

Identity—Otis Gay Straight Alliance

An organization designed to promote awareness and educate the Otis community about the lesbian, gay, bisexual and alternative sex and gender cultures. The group encourages acceptance, tolerance and self-pride within the Otis Community. Contact - Molly at mwomack@student.otis.edu

Otis Christian Club (OCC)

Otis Christian Club focuses on joining students together to create an intimate relationship with God and getting closer to God through Worship. The membership is open to all students regardless of nationality, religion, and various cultures. Contact - Eden at edensunminpark@gmail.com

Improv Club

The purpose of this organization will be to practice improvisational acting, encourage speaking in front of groups, and embrace spontaneous, creative thinking. Contact - Kellie at liang.k91@gmail.com

Adventure Club

The Adventure Club will develop and strengthen the student community by offering knowledge of Los Angeles and the natural environment often missed by design students. Contact - Joel at joellouisisrael@gmail.com

Exhibition and Curatorial Club

EEC will promote a stronger community of art students on the Otis campus by giving students an opportunity to create and display artwork for exhibitions in the community. Contact - Maxfield at maxfieldmiles@gmail.com

Bicycle Club

The Bicycle Club is a community that meets monthly to ride bikes in the city. It is geared toward beginner bike riders who don't feel comfortable riding in the city. The goal is to teach people in the club to use a great transportation tool. Contact - Brittany at ohcrap@crumplife.com

Magic the Gathering Club

A meeting place for Magic the Gathering players and collector. This club creates a new group of friends, and community where Magic the Gathering games will be held, Magic the Gathering card art will be discussed, and a safe space for Trading Card games is provided and enjoyed. Contact - Scott at thedoobler@gmail.com

Rotaract Club

Rotaract provides an opportunity for students to enhance theirknowledge and skills that will assist them in their personal development as artist and designers.Through developing friendships and providing service to the community (on campus and off)students will address social needs of the community and promote better relationships between all people. Contact - Briianne at b.yokotake@gmail.com

Yoga Club

A group of students that get together weekly to practice Yoga together. The group is in favor of reducing stress and helping students become more focused in their educational career and in their lives. The group currently meets on Tuesdays at 12:30pm on the lawn outside of the Galef building. Contact - Alexia at alexiae.bernal@gmail.com

 

Club/Organization Recognition Online Form

If you are interested in creating a new club/organization on campus, please fill out the form below and hit submit so your info. is forwarded to Mike Luna, Director of Student Activities. If you have questions, please contact 310.846.2595310.846.2595.