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  • Communication Arts presents a lecture by type designer Raul Plancarte

  • Allison Peck 


    Tied Tides and Small Shifts 


    Opening: Thursday, April 17 from 7-10p
    Onview: April 14-19 from 10-6p
    Location: Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, 9045 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

  • 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
  • “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.


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Student Government Association

The Student Government Association (SGA) is a formalized structure that reflects student needs, concerns and issues. All enrolled students are considered members of the SGA, and all students enrolled in degree programs are eligible to hold positions in the SGA upon meeting minimum requirements.

The SGA consists of four elected postions: The Lead Govenor, Governor for Student Outreach, Governor for Academic Life and Governor for Campus Life. Elections are held in April each year; all Otis students qualifying may run for any position.

The SGA has the opportunity to meet with the Director of Student Activities, and Otis faculty and administration on a regular basis. Officers and representatives are asked to provide feedback on institutional issues to voice the concerns and perspectives of the student body. The group also suggests activities and events to the Campus Activities Board and, maintains regular communication with students, representing the student body on task forces, and work groups and at offcial College functions.

Contact an SGA member by way of the Office of Student Activities at 310-846-2595 or using our Contact Form.


Meet Your 2013-2014 Student Government Officials


Christopher Crosson

Christopher Crosson
Lead Governor
Hometown: Irvine, CA
Graduation Class: 2015
Interest: Furniture Design, Science, Surfing

Why I'm involved in student government: I have always enjoyed helping develop a place for students to be creative and experience art and design in Los Angeles.

Plans After Graduating: Graduate School


Louis Fick

Louis Fick
Governor for Student Outreach
Hometown: Maz vikadei, Banket, Zimbabwe
Graduation Class: 2015
Major: Communication Arts (advertising)
Minor: Digital Media
Interest: Photography, Sculpture

Why I am involved in student government: To be available to students who need someone to talk to and help develop my school for the better.

Plans After Graduating: After graduation I plan to work for ad agencies, hopefully also be given the opportunity to travel the world. As a personal agenda one day I would like to continue with studio work and show it in galleries.


Yawsameen Ghassabian
Governor for Academic Concerns
Hometown: Los Angeles
Graduation Class: 2014
Major: Product Design

Why I am involved in Student Government: I feel strongly about the voice of the students and I really want to help students have their issues and concerns be heard. I hope to build a more positive environment where we feel comfortable, as well as being happy with what is happening around us academically.  Through my honesty and personable characteristics I believe I can act as a voice for the students for changes that need to be made on campus.

Plans After Graduating: to create my own lifestyle brand that implies timeless as well as sustainable design that many can identify with passionately.