Events
  • Open Studios

    Jun 23| Special Event
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    Open Studios: L.A. Summer Residency

    The artists and designers of the first-ever L.A. Summer Residency invite you to their open studio event! The public can join family and friends as they tour the studios and view all of the incredible work produced during the past three weeks. A closing reception will follow from 4-5:30pm.

    The L.A. Summer Residency at Otis College of Art and Design offers an opportunity for artists and designers to work side-by-side in an immersive three-week residency within the vibrant art and design community of Los Angeles.

  • Closing Reception

    Jun 23| Special Event
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    Closing Reception: L.A. Summer Residency

     

    The L.A. Summer Residency at Otis College of Art and Design offers an opportunity for artists and designers to work side-by-side in an immersive three-week residency within the vibrant art and design community of Los Angeles.

    More information about the L.A. Summer Residency Program.

     

    Join us for the closing reception of Otis College’s first residency. 

    Friday, June 23, 2017  

    The Forum | 4:00 PM

  • Sitting in Sound

    Jul 15| Special Event
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    Jesse Fleming, A Theory of Everything, 2015, Installation view.
     
  • Opening Reception

    Jul 15| Special Event
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    L: Nora Slade, Kate Mouse Mickey Moss, 2014, Photo transfer and fabric paint on sweatshirt, cardboard and found objects. R: Marisa Takal, I Love My Sister, 2016, Oil on canvas, 65 x 50 inches.

    Opening Reception for the two-person exhibition of work by the Los Angeles-based artists Nora Slade and Marisa Takal

    Light snacks and refreshments.

    Exhibition on view July 15 - August 19, 2017.

    Bolsky Gallery located across from Ben Maltz Gallery, ground floor, Galef Center for Fine Arts.

  • Amelia Gray is the author of the short story collections AM/PM, Museum of the Weird, and Gutshot, as well as the novels Threats and, most recently, Isadora, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Her fiction and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Tin House, and VICE. She is winner of the New York Public Library Young Lions Award, of FC2's Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Prize, and a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. 

  • Image: BijaRi, On the rooftops of Santa Domingo-Savio neighborhood as part of the project Contando con Nosotros, 2011

  • Luis J. Rodriguez was Los Angeles Poet Laureate from 2014-2016. The twenty-fifth edition of his first book, Poems Across the Pavement, won a 2015 Paterson Award for Sustained Literary Achievement. He has written fourteen other books of poetry, children’s literature, fiction, and nonfiction, including the best-selling memoir Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. Rodriguez is also founding editor of Tia Chucha Press and co-founder of Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural & Bookstore in the San Fernando Valley. In 2016 Tia Chucha Press produced the largest anthology of L.A.-area poets, Coiled Serpent: Poets Arising from the Cultural Quakes & Shifts of Los Angeles. Rodriguez’s last memoir It Calls You Back: An Odyssey Through Love, Addiction, Revolutions, and Healing was a finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award. His latest poetry collection Borrowed Bones appeared in 2016 from Curbstone Books/Northwestern University Press.

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Hotels & Restaurants

Looking for a place to eat while visiting
Otis College of Art and Deisgn?


The following restaurants are near Otis College as well as the Marsee Auditorium Commencment Site

California Pizza Kitchen
13345 Fiji Way
Marina del Rey, CA  90292
(310) 301-1563
Miles from Goldsmith Campus: 2.0 miles / 6 minutes

California Pizza Kitchen
(Manhattan Village Shopping Center)
3280 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Bldg. 1
Mahattan Beach,  CA
Miles from Goldsmith Campus: 5.9 miles / 11 minutes

C&O Trattoria
31 Washington Blvd.
Marina del Rey, CA  90292
(310) 823-9491
Miles from Goldsmith Campus: 4.3 miles / 11 minutes

Cheesecake Factory
4142 Via Marina
Marina del Rey, CA  90292
(310) 306-3344
Miles from Goldsmith Campus: 3.8 miles / 7 minutes

Daily Grill on Century
5410 W. Century Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 9004
Tel: (310)665-0149
Miles from Goldsmith Campus: 3.2 miles/5 minutes

Lomeli's Italian Restaurant
223 West Redondo Beach Blvd.
Gardena, CA 90247
Tel: (310) 323-7993
Miles from Goldsmith Campus: 10.2 miles/ 27 minutes

P.F. Chang’s
2041 Rosecrans Ave.
El Segundo, CA  90245
(310) 607-9062
Miles from Goldsmith Campus: 5.6 miles / 10 minutes

Shin-Sen-Gumi Hakata Ramen
2015 West Redondo Beach Blvd. C
Gardena, CA 90247
Tel: (310) 329-1335
Miles from Goldsmith Campus: 10.5 miles/ 28 minutes

The Pan Restaurant 
16601 South Western Avenue
Gardena, CA 90247
Tel: (310) 329-7266
Miles from Goldsmith Campus:  10.9 miles / 28 minutes

Tony P's Dockside Grill
4455 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA  90292
(310) 823-4534
Miles from Goldsmith Campus: 3.0 miles / 9 minutes

Looking for a place to stay while visiting
Otis College of Art and Design?

Los Angeles County Bed and Breakfasts

Inn at Playa Del Rey
435 Culver Blvd.
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293
310-574-1920

Custom Hotel
8639 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA  90045
(310) 645-0400 
Miles from Goldsmith Campus: 0.4 miles / 3 minutes

Marina International Hotel
4200 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA  90292
(310) 301-2000 
Miles from Goldsmith Campus: 3.5 miles / 9 minutes

Residence Inn Los Angeles LAX/Century Boulevard (Marriott)
5933 West Century Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90045
(310) 981-0300 
Miles from Goldsmith Campus: 2.7 miles / 6 minutes Marriott – Marina del Rey
4100 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA  90292
(310) 301-3000
Miles from Goldsmith Campus: 3.6 miles / 10 minutes

Sheraton Gateway (Airport)
6101 Century Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA  90045
(310) 642-1111
Miles from Goldsmith Campus: 2.3 miles / 4 minutes

Embassy Suites
1440 East Imperial Ave.
El Segundo, CA  90245
(310) 640-3600
Miles from Goldsmith Campus: 3.3 miles / 6 minutes

Channel Road Inn
219 W. Channel Road
Santa Monica, CA 90402
Miles from Goldsmith Campus: 8.5 miles / 21 minutes

The Ellison Suites at Venice Beach
15 Paloma Ave
Venice, CA 90291
Miles from Goldsmith Campus: 5.3 miles / 15 minutes

The Cottage in the Gardon
1015 Avenue B
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Miles from Goldsmith Campus: 10.4 miles / 23 minutes

Laurel-Inn
907 N. Laurel Ave.
West Hollywood, CA 90046
Miles from Goldsmith Campus: 11.6 miles / 26 minutes

Hollywood Pensione
1845 N Wilton Pl.
Hollywood Ca. 90028
Miles from Goldsmith Campus: 24.8 miles / 33 minutes

Hollywood Bed and Breakfast
1701 N. Orange Grove Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Miles from Goldsmith Campus: 12.4 miles / 29 minutes

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