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  • Lucy Orta (b. Sutton Coldfield, UK, 1966) and Jorge Orta (b. Rosario, Argentina, 1953) founded Studio Orta in 1991. Lucy + Jorge Orta’s collaborative practice focuses on the social and ecological factors of environmental sustainability to realise major bodies of work employing drawing, sculpture, installation, object making, couture, painting and silkscreen printing, as well staging workshops, ephemeral interventions and performances.

  • Otis Community Banquet

    Oct 22| Special Event
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    In conjunction with the exhibition Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta
    Wednesday, October 22 | Bobrow Green
    11:30am – 12:30pm: Banquet for participating classes
    12:30 – 1:15pm: Open to Otis Community to view class projects created for Banquet, and sample soup and fruit-infused water

  • Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artists Lucy + Jorge Orta.

    Thursday, October 23rd, 10am

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

  • Artists Lucy + Jorge Orta in conversation with the curators Ginger Gregg Duggan and Judith Hoos Fox of the traveling exhibition Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta. The conversation is followed by a reception. Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta is on view in the Ben Maltz Gallery through December 6, 2014.

  • JP Munro

    Oct 28| Lectures
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    Born 1975, Inglewood, CA. Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

    chinaartobjects.com/artists/jp-munro/

  • Minor Declaration

    Oct 29| Student Event
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    Highly Recommended for Sophomores

  • Rob Spillman

    Oct 29| Lectures
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    Rob Spillman is Editor and co-founder of Tin House, which has been honored in Best American Stories, Best American Essays, Best American Poetry, O’Henry Prize Stories, the Pushcart Prize Anthology and numerous other anthologies. He is also Executive Editor of Tin House Books and co-founder of the Tin House Literary Festival. His writing has appeared in BookForum, the Boston Review, Connoisseur, Details, GQ, Nerve, the New York Times Book Review, Rolling Stone, Salon, Spin, Sports Illustrated, Time, Vanity Fair, Vogue, and elsewhere.

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Sustainability Radar

Mar 4, 2014
Sustainability at Otis
LivingBuildingChallengeThe Living Building Challenge Los Angeles Collaborative is hosting a “Getting L.A. to Zero” Competition for undergraduate and graduate students. Check it out!
Feb 26, 2014
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bringYourOwnCupDid you know that the Otis Cafe encourages sustainability by providing discounted beverages to customers who bring their own cups? Way to go Simon!
Feb 24, 2014
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Dec 16, 2013
Sustainability at Otis
This year the sophomore required course of the Sustainability Minor, Human Ecology taught by Elektra Grant as part of the Creative Action program, has been working with Transition Mar Vista, a “grassroots group on the west side of Los Angeles, with the vision of guiding our community from oil dependency to local resilience.” On December 10th students, faculty and [more]
Dec 9, 2013
Sustainability at Otis
JuliaCapstone1On Thursday Dec. 5, the second half of the Sustainability Minor seniors gave their Capstone Presentations to their peers and the Sustainability core faculty. These students are among the first to graduate from Otis with a Sustainability Minor in May 2014. Julia Sieh, Architecture/Landscape/Interiors major, presented her research on Biomimetic Design in Architecture. (below)   [more]
Dec 2, 2013
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SOS_EMAILBLAST-01via Lara Hoad, Creative Action, Sustainability faculty: I want to invite you to a fun event in Venice Beach this Thursday evening, 5th December that my students from Otis College of Art and Design are putting on in collaboration with Surfrider Foundation’s Rise Above Plastics program and Mittel’s Art Supplies. This is the 5th year [more]
Nov 26, 2013
Sustainability at Otis
via Amanda Tonyan: Our first event was last Saturday and it was a great turnout! For those of you who did not attend, you missed a beautiful morning ride with coffee and pastries. There were lots of new faces and introductions and it was a great way to meet people from other majors! We are [more]
Nov 26, 2013
Sustainability at Otis
This year the first cohort of Sustainability Minors will graduate from Otis and last Thursday half of the seniors gave their Capstone Presentations to their peers and the Sustainability core faculty. Brad Richardson, Product Design major, argued for the need for more sustainable power sources in his presentation, Fukushima:  Radioactive pollution, the Ring of Fire and [more]
Nov 11, 2013
Sustainability at Otis
PALS 2013 Summit Attendees with their reusable water bottles, showing their east side/west side support.From Oct. 2-5, twenty-three PALS Fellows from eighteen art and design institutions across US and Canada, along with the Executive Director of AICAD, converged on the Otis and Art Center campuses to continue our work in the Partnership for Academic Leadership on Sustainability.  As our fourth Summit we spent three and a half days focused [more]
Aug 27, 2013
Sustainability at Otis
UpCycle Day 2012 
photo by David RoyJoin us for the 2nd Annual UpCycle Day! Wed. Sept. 4 In the courtyard between Galef and Ahmanson 10am – 3pm Brought to you by Technical Support Services, Interdisciplinary Studies and the Office of Student Activities. Learn about the Resource Exchange. Bring your excess supplies and materials to share and trade. Stock up for the [more]

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