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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

    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


    Design Week June 21-27, 2015




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




Fine Arts

Bryan Bankston

MFA Exhibition - Bryan Bankston

Marcela Gottardo

MFA Exhibition - Marcela Gottardo

Alumna Flora Kao at El Segundo Museum of Art

As part of the art experience “HOME” at the El Segundo Museum of Art (ESMoA), featured guest artist and Fine Arts alumna Flora Kao (’08) will help visitors snap their way through the #homephotohunt, map their own home, and use creative folding techniques to transform their maps into an origami house or book.  Art making materials will be available for all ages and ability levels.
Family Day is sponsored by Chevron, and admission is free.

Visiting Artist Lecture: Nancy Lupo

Nancy Lupo is a Los Angeles based artist who has attended Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy, Pratt Institute, Cooper Union School for the Advancement of Science and Art, and École Nationale Superiérieur des Beaux-Arts in Paris, France. 


Learn more about the artist here.

Visiting Artist Lecture: Cyrill Lachauer

Using methods from the field of cultural anthropology, the German-born artist Cyrill Lachauer explores landscapes and places, the transformation of signs and artifacts and the manner in which traditions and stories affect our cultural imagination. 
Learn more about the artist here.

Visiting Artist Lecture: Rea Tajiri

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.

Visiting Artist Lecture: Silke Otto-Knapp

Silke Otto-Knapp is a painter and associate professor of painting and drawing at UCLA. 
She has had recent one-person exhibitions at Overduin and Kite, Los Angeles; Galerie Buchholz, Berlin; the Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive; Greengrassi, London; Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London; Kunstverein Munich, Germany; Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York; the Banff Centre, Canada; Modern Art Oxford, UK; and Tate Britain, London.

Visiting Artist Lecture: Kahlil Joseph

Kahlil Joseph is an award-winning Los Angeles-based filmmaker. His most recent film was the evocative “Until The Quiet Comes,” featuring music from the Flying Lotus album of the same name. The film received widespread critical acclaim and won the Grand Jury Prize for Short Films at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and in 2013 won “Video of the Year” at the UKMVA’s. 
He also directed the music video “Video Girl” for FKA Twigs and a short fashion film for the French luxury design house Kenzo. 

Visiting Artist Lecture: Kathryn Andrews

Kathryn Andrews gets some of her best ideas driving around Los Angeles, where the visual contradictions she sees every day find their way into her art. Andrews, who is originally from Mobile, Alabama, is known for the commonplace objects she fabricates from highly polished and painted metal, into which she incorporates inexpensive or borrowed finds, including rented Hollywood props.

Visiting Artist Lecture: Charlie White

Charlie White is a photographer and filmmaker whose work has been exhibited internationally since 1999. White holds the position of Associate Professor at the University of Southern California’s Roski School of Fine Arts.