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  • Campus offices and facilities are closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.

    Ahamnson Hall and Galef Center are open Saturday May 23 and Sunday May 24, 9-6.

    Graduate Studios are open to those students who have approved access.

  • Patrons Circle Tour

    May 30| Special Event
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    Otis' Patrons Circle Tour of Downtown L.A.!

    Discover how the creative economy is transforming downtown Los Angeles.  Studios and galleries continue to move to the heart of our city and into areas that were off the beaten path just a year ago. Otis Patrons Circle members will enjoy an Otis-inspired tour of downtown L.A.'s vibrant scene.  

    Tour includes:
    Visit to Kent Twitchell's ('77 MFA) new studio, followed by a short ride to see a few of his downtown murals

    Inside peek of Cynthia Vincent's ('88 Fashion Design) fashion design studio

  • Design Week 2015

    Jun 21| Special Event
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    OTIS’ MFA GRAPHIC DESIGN PROGRAM HOSTS:

    Design Week June 21-27, 2015

    I AM THE CITY

     

    VISITING ARTISTS

    Field Experiments: Benjamin Harrison Bryant, New York and Paul Marcus Fuog, Melbourne And Karim Charlebois-Zariffa, Quebec/NYC

    www.field-experiments.com

     

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Fine Arts

KCRW Reviews Faculty Dani Tull's Show at LAM

Excerpt from "Kenny Scharf at Honor Fraser and Dani Tull at LAM" by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp:

 

Fine Arts Faculty Dani Tull Reviewed in ArtScene

Dani Tull

By Suvan Geer
 

Recent Fine Arts Reviews and Events

Reviews:

 

"I Love you, I Love you Not" by Edward Goldman (KCRW).

 

"Out of the Light; Into the Shadows" by Jonathan Griffin (TATE Etc.).

 

Fine Arts Alumna Kim Gordon's Memoir Reviewed in The NY Times

Kim Gordon, Sonic Youth’s Antifrontwoman, on the Band and Breakups

By Joe Coscarelli 
 
Kim Gordon knows her reputation well. “Detached, impassive or remote,” she ticks off in her new memoir, “opaque or mysterious or enigmatic or even cold.”
 
But rather than dispel the persona she built up over 30 years as the antifrontwoman for Sonic Youth, Ms. Gordon hoped to make it three-dimensional in her book, “Girl in a Band,” to be published on Tuesday by the HarperCollins imprint Dey Street Books.
 

MFA Alum Kent Twitchell Murals in LA Mag

Ask Chris: There is a Mural Near MacArthur Park of Three People in Lab Coats. Who are they? 

By Chris Nichols
 

Recent Fine Arts Exhibitions

Faculty Steven Bankhead in Gesture at ARENA 1
January 31 - March 14, 2015

Arena 1 is pleased to present "ges-ture," curates by Carl Berg. The exhibition brings together artists who use movement in painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, video and performance, and focuses on how they explore gesture in their art work. 

Fine Arts Faculty Liz Craft and Pentti Monkonnen Direct Paramount Ranch Art Fair

Hippie Vibes Reign at Paramount Ranch, LA's Newest Fair

By Maxwell Williams

Otis at the LA Art Book Fair

Art & Publication, a course taught by Fine Arts faculty Holly Tempo, will be exhibiting at the 2015 Los Angeles Art Book Fair this weekend (January 30 through February 1).  The display will be Table #S07 in the zine section. A number of books by students and alumni from the undergraduate and graduate Graphic Design Departments at Otis, chaired by Kali Nikitas, will be available as well.
 

Fine Arts Alumnus Kour Pour in Architectural Digest

KOUR POUR’S FIRST SOLO EXHIBITION OPENS

By Michael Slenske
 
Growing up in southwestern England, Kour Pour got an early education in textiles from his Iranian-born father, who owned a carpet shop during the late 1980s. “They were always around,” says the artist, who has incorporated his intimacy with woven materials into his own work. Pour, now based in Los Angeles, made the first of his paintings of traditional carpets for his college graduation show using found images from museum and auction catalogues of Oriental rugs. 

Fine Arts Alumnus Bari Kumar at LACMA

This Friday Fine Arts alumnus Bari Kumar ('88) will be exhibiting his work at LACMA's off-site gallery at Charles White Elementary School. “Remembering the Future” features Kumar's paintings and cloth work,  a collaborative piece by students and the artist, and a selection of objects from LACMA's South and Southeast Asian Art collection.

 

January 30, 2015–June 13, 2015


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