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  • Otis College of Art and Design Fine Arts Department presents the film collaborative from Berlin OJOBOCA.

     

    Thursday April 2nd, 2015
    7pm in Ahmanson Hall, lower-level screening room.
    9045 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

     

  • Chen Tamir is a distinguished Israeli curator and art writer based in Tel Aviv, where she works at the Center for Contemporary Art. She was listed by Artslant as one of 15 curators to watch in 2015. Until recently she was based in New York working as an independent curator and also as Executive Director of Flux Factory, a non-profit arts center in Queens, NY, where she founded an acclaimed residency program and set up a thriving institution. Chen holds an M.A. from Bard College's Center for Curatorial Studies, a B.A. in Anthropology, and a B.F.A. in Visual Art from York University.

  • Rea Tajiri

    Apr 07| Lectures
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    Rea Tajiri is a New York based filmmaker and educator who has written and directed an eclectic body of dramatic, experimental, and documentary films currently in commercial and educational distribution. She is also an Associate Professor at Temple University in the Film Media Arts Department.
     
    Learn more about the artist here.
     
  • Dusk to Dusk

    Apr 11| Exhibition
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    James Aldridge, The Gathering, 2010, Acrylic on canvas


    Dusk to Dusk: Unsettled, Unraveled, Unreal

    April 11 - July 26, 2015  |  Gallery Hours: Tue-Fri 10-5 / Thu 10-7 / Sat-Sun 12-4

  • Come fly a kite!

    Bring your family and friends to make and fly kites at the beach.

    Everyone will receive his or her own free, unique kite along with color theory instruction. Otis students will provide advice.

    Where

    Just north of the Santa Monica Pier
    Parking at the North Parking Lot 1: $12

    When

    Saturday, April 11, 2015, 10 am – 4 pm

  • Hideaki Kawashima, 130, 2004, Acrylic on canvas
     

    Opening Reception for Dusk to Dusk: Unsettled, Unraveled, Unreal
    4-6pm

    Gallery walk-thru with Curator Richard Rinehart at 4:30pm

     

  • Graduate Open Studios

    Apr 12| Special Event
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    2015 Graduate Open Studios

    Visit studios and meet MFA students in Fine Arts and Public Practice.

    Open to the Public. Free parking behind building.

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Sustainability Radar

Mar 30, 2015
Sustainability
Urban Fruit a film about urban farmers in Los AngelesPlease join the Dirty Deeds, Otis Garden Club, in welcoming Roman Zenz and his documentary Urban Fruit, to Otis College of Art and Design. Urban Fruit tells the story of a handful of city dwellers growing food in Los Angeles, CA. They are a diverse group intent to reclaim a skill that has been lost to the industrial [more]
Nov 21, 2014
Sustainability
LA+WATERWe’re excited to announce the addition of Lewis MacAdams, Otis Graduate Writing Faculty, esteemed poet, and cofounder of Friends of the LA River, to the great line up at LA + WATER: Reimagining the LA River. Lewis will start the afternoon off with a reading and introduction. See details below. We hope to see you there! [more]
Nov 12, 2014
Sustainability
Break it Make ItCreative Action class, Ban the Bottle Abolish the Bag, taught by Lara Hoad in partnership with the Surfrider Foundation, presents Break It Make It, Wed. Nov. 19th 11am-12:30 on the Otis Lawn.  
Oct 12, 2014
Sustainability
PALS-Summit-2014_webThe 2014 Partnership for Academic Leadership on Sustainability (PALS) Summit met Oct. 1-4 at Pratt Institute in NYC. Michele Jaquis, Otis Director of Interdisciplinary Studies and PALS Fellow co-organized the summit with Deb Johnson, Executive Director of the Center for sustainable Design Strategies at Pratt Institute, and Deborah Obalil, AICAD’s Executive Director. Michele also gave [more]
Aug 21, 2014
Sustainability
UPCycleDay2013Come to the courtyard to join us for a free materials grab!  It’s called UpCycle Day!  There’s no telling what you may find!  In previous years, we’ve had power tools, fabric, wood, drawing paper, portfolio cases, plastics, paint, and electronics!  AND IT’S ALL FREE FOR THE TAKING! Materials for UpCycle Day are supplied by the [more]
Jul 15, 2014
Sustainability
IMG_8030Students in Robin Murez’s Creative Action/Sustainability elective class “We are Surrounded” along with Interim President, Kerry Walk, and various Otis staff participated in the annual Westchester 4th of July Parade with an animal rights themed entry. Students created costumes and other swag items to showcase the difficulties surrounding animal ecology throughout the world. All outcomes made by [more]
Jul 14, 2014
Sustainability
Stu4_SustainCompHMSp14Architecture/Landscape/Interiors seniors Merve Onur and Diana Gonong received Honorable Mentions in the “Getting L.A. to Zero” student competition sponsored by The Living Building Challenge Collaborative – Los Angeles.   “Getting L.A. to Zero” called for innovation in three categories: Design, Product and Strategy.  Five finalists (individuals or teams) in the Design Innovation Category presented their projects to a jury at Gensler, Los Angeles on May 15, 2014.  A team [more]