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  • You can easily spot The Little Friends of Printmaking in a crowd—their inky hands and clothes are a dead giveaway. Their work is just as distinctive. JW & Melissa Buchanan first made a name for themselves through their silkscreened concert posters, but soon branched out into further fields, designing fancy junk for whoever would pay them money. In addition to their work as illustrators and designers, they've continued their fine art pursuits through exhibitions, lectures, and artists’ residencies, spreading the gospel of silkscreen to anyone inclined to listen.

  • "In publishers’ terms, Shock and Awe – a hefty, intellectual book about glam rock – is timely." - Jude Rogers, The Guardian

  • Solmaz Sharif

    Mar 01| Lectures
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    Solmaz Sharif’s first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press and is a 2016 National Book Award finalist. Her poetry has appeared in the New Republic, Granta, Poetry, and other journals. Her first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press. A former Stegner Fellow, she is currently a lecturer at Stanford University and lives in the Bay Area.

  • Join us on Thursday, March 2nd for an evening of conversation and exploration! Connect with fellow alumni, see friends, tour our new buildings, and meet President Ferguson at this Alumni Night reception. It will be a casual and fun evening and we hope you can join us. 

    The evening includes:

    A beer and wine reception 

    Introduction of the new Director of Alumni Relations Phil Scanlon

    Campus tour

    Visits to the Anna Craycroft exhibit at the Ben Maltz Gallery and Millard Sheets Library

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  • Brendan Folwer was born 1978, Berkeley, California and lives and works in Los Angeles. His solo exhibitions include New Portraits (2017), Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, Portraits (2016), Mathew, New York and New Pictures, Six Sampler Works, and Benches (2015), Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles.

  • One of two "Show and Tell" hands-on book events held inside the exhibition Tuning the Room in the Ben Maltz Gallery, featuring selections from the highly regarded Millard Sheets Library Artists’ Books Collection.

     

  • Paul Lisicky

    Mar 08| Lectures
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    Paul Lisicky’s memoirs include The Narrow Door, a New York Times Editors' Choice, and Famous Builder. He is the author of a collection of short prose entitled Unbuilt Projects, and the novels The Burning House, and Lawnboy.

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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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