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Announcing Considerable, an art show of sculpture, video, and installation in Gallery G107 and Closet Gallery (Sculpture Studio), the Sculpture Pad, and the Video Screening Room (Ahmanson Hall lower level) on Tuesday, December 10, 4:30-6:45 pm.
Last day of fall semester classes.
Have a great break!
Spring semester classes begin on Jan 13, 2014.
All locations are closed for the winter holiday from December 19 - January 1. Administrative offices open on Jan. 2. Classes begin on January 13.
Sign up for Continuing Education courses with the early bird discount at the Spring 2014 Open House. Classes begin Feb 1.
Tour the campus, meet instructors, attend workshops from 1-3 pm.
Free parking off La Tijera
Google Map link
Spring semester classes begin today and end on May 6
No classes in obervance of Martin Luther King Holiday
Summer of Art scholarships are available to students who, for financial reasons, would not otherwise be able to attend. Awards are based on family financial information, portfolio, and grade point average. Due to limited funding, scholarships are only available for U.S. citizens. Unless otherwise stated, awards can be used toward tuition only and cannot be applied toward supplies or other expenses. A limited number of merit-based scholarships may be available. If you are applying for a merit-based scholarship, please follow the Scholarship Required Documents and Materials and Portfolio submission instructions.
A complete scholarship application must include all required items (see below), and be received by April 22. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants will be notified of the results as soon as award decisions have been made.
Do I need to submit a $200 deposit if I'm applying for a scholarship? If your attendance is contingent upon receiving a scholarship award, you are not required to submit the $200 deposit. Please note that this fee is non-refundable. If you plan to attend the program regardless of whether a scholarship is granted, please submit the $200 deposit to ensure a place in the program.
Required Documents and Materials
- Registration and Scholarship Forms
- A copy of your family's 2012 1040 Tax Form
- A 10 piece portfolio (see instructions below)
- Official high school and/or college transcripts
Portfolio Instructions Send only ten pieces of artwork, including:
(5) Observational Drawings
Still life, figure drawings, or self-portraits that have been created by looking at the actual objects, not using a photograph as a reference or traced
(5) Pieces of Applicant’s Choice
Any medium including but not limited to: drawings, illustration, painting, photography, 2D design, sculpture, 3D design, and time-based projects Work must have been completed within the last two years.
Please submit your portfolio on CD, DVD, flash drive, or electronically. No original artwork will be accepted. Emailed submissions have a maximum file size of 20MB. Larger portfolios should be submitted via the file transfer services at www.wetransfer.com. Be sure to send to contact us Here and include your name and contact information in the message section provided.
How do I get my portfolio back? Include a self-addressed stamped envelope to have your portfolio returned. If you are in the Los Angeles area, you must retrieve your portfolio within 30 days of decision notification. If you do not, it will be disposed of.
Return the signed scholarship application by April 22 to:
Otis College of Art and Design
Continuing Education and Pre-College Programs
Summer of Art – Scholarships
9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Incomplete scholarship applications will not be processed.
Summer of Art scholarships are generously supported by the Surdna Foundation.