Events
  • Alex Olson

    Dec 06| Lectures
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    Artsy best decribes Alex Olson’s works as "abstract, but that’s not how she would choose to refer to them: “In fact, the way I approach painting is almost the opposite in that nothing is an abstraction of something else,” she says. “It literally is what it is.” Olson’s paintings aim to be exact records of how they were made, self-evident in their construction.

  • Marisa Matarazzo is an Assistant Professor in the Graduate Writing program at Otis. She is the author of Drenched: Stories of Love and Other Deliriums, which Aimee Bender called "a collection that marks its own territory and stamps it out with a textured beauty." Her work has appeared in Faultline, Hobart, Fivechapters, Unstuck, and other literary journals, and she has taught at UCLA Extension, the Art Institute of California, Los Angeles, and UC Irvine.

  • Gracie DeVito’s work challenges codified modes of art making and production; the output of the work shifts fluidly from painting, to sculpture, to found objects, to performance. Characters and motifs, manifested by DeVito herself or by the characters she creates, rotate through the 2D and 3D spaces of her pieces. 

  • Campus Safety Training

    Dec 08| Special Event
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    You are invited to attend a very important training presentation by the Los Angeles Police Department. The training session is designed to give participants insight and response options when encountering an active shooter.

  • Joint Venture

    Dec 10| Exhibition
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    Joint Venture is a group exhibition of collaborative projects by artists from ECF’s Inglewood Art Center and students from Otis College's Creative Action class, Uniquely Abled, taught by Michele Jaquis and mentored by Marlena Donohue.

     

    December 8, 2016 - January 6, 2017

    Gallery Hours M - F 11am - 3:30pm

     

  • LA Portfolio Day

    Jan 15| Special Event
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    Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to host the Los Angeles Portfolio Day on January 15, 2017 from 12-4pm!

    Bring your portfolio for an informal review by representatives from art and design schools, and learn about their programs of study. Portfolio Day events are held across the country, high school students, parents, teachers, guidance counselors and college transfer students are encouraged to attend.

  • James Hannaham

    Jan 25| Lectures
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    James Hannaham is the author of the novels Delicious Foods, which won the 2016 PEN/Faulkner Award, and God Says No, a Stonewall Honor Book and a Lambda Literary Award finalist.

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Environmental Steering Committee

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MFA Public Practice Exhibition, by Tory Tepp, '09 (left) and Ofunne Obiamiwe, '09 (right)

 

Otis Sustainability Mission Statement:The Environmental Steering Committee, guided by the college’s mission, identifies, evaluates, and recommends actions that strengthen the college’s efforts and profile in regards to environmental consciousness.

 

Environmental Steering Committee purpose:  To be a group of Otis College thought leaders who research effective, actionable, and implementable initiatives concerning sustainability efforts on campus, and recommend such initiatives to the Otis College Senior Team.

 

Environmental Steering Committee Goals:

  • To develop and keep a coherent web presence.
  • To research sustainable projects for our campus and present them to the Senior Team for consideration.
  • To survey and publish a list of all sustainable activities on campus.
  • To be available to the college community for advice and information regarding the integrating of environmental practices and curriculum.

 

ESC Members:

Kim Russo, Chair

Faculty
Claudia Hernandez
Elektra Grant
Michele Jaquis   
Richard M. Shelton          
Staff
Laura Kiralla       
Michael Luna     
Carol D. Branch 
Morgan Brown  
Matthew Penkala
Andrew Armstrong          
Antonio Ruiz      
Claude Nica                                     
Twin Daniel        
Students
Clover Clemens 
Mollie Roberson

 


 

 

ESC Meeting Minutes:

03/12/2009 [PDF]
09/17/2009 [PDF]
02/18/2010 [PDF]
10/28/2010 [PDF]
10/13/2011
12/08/2011
04/05/2012
10/18/2012 [PDF]
07/09/2013 [PDF]
09/12/2013 [PDF]
02/13/2014 [PDF]
03/27/2014 [PDF]
05/21/2014 [PDF]

10/23/2014 [PDF]
02/29/2016 [PDF]
09/13/2016 [PDF]
10/11/2016 [PDF]

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