• Ruby Neri is a sculptor, painter, and former street artist from San Francisco and Los Angeles, California, known for her evocative portrayal of horses.

  • Otis in NYC
    October 27, 2016 
    6 - 8 pm 
    Franklin Parrasch Gallery
    53 East 64 Street
    New York, NY 10065

    Otis College President Bruce W. Ferguson is coming to NYC! 
    Please come say hello and visit with your fellow alumni and friends of Otis College of Art and Design.
    Drinks and hors d'oeuvres.


  • Lecture takes place at 356 S. Mission Rd., co-presented with Ben Maltz Gallery in conjunction with the exhibition Polly Apfelbaum: Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes.

    New York-based critic and independent curator Bob Nickas presents his musings on one hundred paintings, choosing one from each year from 1915-2015.

  • Bob Nickas

    Oct 31| Lectures

    Bob Nickas is a critic and independent curator based in New York, having organized more than ninety exhibitions since 1984.
    He was Curatorial Advisor at P.S.1/MoMA in New York between 2004-07, where his exhibitions include: 
    Lee Lozano: Drawn From Life; 
    William Gedney—Christopher Wool: Into the Night; 
    Stephen Shore: American Surfaces; 
    Wolfgang Tillmans: Freedom From The Known. 

  • Looking at the recent works of Sebastian Stumpf one finds an interplay between performance and the recording of performance, between the execution of a physical act and the documentation of it by means of a camera. [He] operates in two distinct realms: in the empty spaces of contemporary art institutions and in urban settings with their preexisting orders. […] An inconspicuous architectural detail suddenly becomes the catalyst for a physical exploit…. The art gallery becomes a space for action.

  • Passionate Voices Expressed in Sound Bearing Plastic: An Evening with Collector Richard Shelton

  • Zackary Drucker is an independent artist, cultural producer, and trans woman who breaks down the way we think about gender, sexuality, and seeing. She has performed and exhibited her work internationally in museums, galleries, and film festivals including the Whitney Biennial 2014, MoMA PS1, Hammer Museum, Art Gallery of Ontario, MCA San Diego, and SF MoMA, among others. Drucker is an Emmy-nominated Producer for the docu-series This Is Me, as well as a Producer on Golden Globe and Emmy-winning Transparent.


student exhibition

2015 Fine Arts Junior Juried Exhibition

Otis Fine Arts presents the 2015 Fine Arts Junior Juried Exhibition in Room 107 of the Galef Fine Arts Center.  The show, featuring the work of 11 fine arts juniors, was juried by Aram Moshayedi.  Moshayedi is a curator at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles.  The exhibition reception will take place on Saturday, April 11, 4-6 pm.  Artists i

Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit Show

Fine Arts seniors Corinne Bernard, Chelsea McCarthy, and Max Miles have curated a group show of Cal Arts MFA and undergraduate fine arts students.  The exhibition, entitled Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, will open with a reception on Thursday, December 11, 6-9 pm and will run through Jan 9, 2014.  Work by Aimee Guguen, Anna Masdottir, William May, Jason Richards, Todd BB Richmond and Paz Tanjuaquio will be featured.  Additionally, video footage of a performance by Bernard and McCarthy will also be on display.

Biomimetics Show

Students in Maximalism:  Extreme Zones (When the Earth Was Young), a course taught by Holly Tempo, will exhibit final projects in a one-night exhibition at TSA LA Gallery on Saturday, December 13, 6-9 pm. The exhibition title is Biomimetics and refers to the imitation of models, systems, and elements of Nature for the purpose of solving complex human problems.

Guilty Pleasure

A group exhibition of work by senior fine art majors.  Exhibiting artists include Corinne Bernard, Darienn Hesse, Derek Lugo, Glenn Araya, Jose Sanchez, Maia Lee, Natalie Rafisiman, Robert Moore, Seulki Seo, and William Blyth.  The show will open with a reception on Tuesday, October 28, 6-8 pm.

An Arranged Marriage

An Arranged Marriage is a group exhibition featuring the work of Fine Arts seniors Sheri Chillingworth, Andrew Chung, Cinthia Lozano, Christina Mancinas, Kate Newman, Adam Papparotto, Nicolas Ramsey, Natalia Risheq, and Sara Sheridan. The show will open with a reception on Tuesday, October 7, 6-8 pm.

Everything But The Flange

Everything But The Flange is a group exhibition of work by Fine Arts juniors Emmanuelle Castellan, Drew Davis, Ivett Godoy, Emily Isham, Emilio Luarca, Garance Matton, Eric Michaels, Perez Bros, Gabriel Rojas Rodriguez, Erin Watson and Alyssa Zack.  There will be a reception on Tuesday, October 7 at 6 pm.

Maximum Occupancy 10

MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY 10, the 2014 BFA Fine Arts Senior Exhibition, is open to the public May 4-11 at the Galef Center for Fine Arts.

Exhibition of Sculpture/New Genres Junior Work

Announcing Considerable, an art show of sculpture, video, and installation in Gallery G107 and Closet Gallery (Sculpture Studio), the Sculpture Pad, and the Video Screening Room (Ahmanson Hall lower level) on Tuesday, December 10, 4:30-6:45 pm.

Fine Arts student exhibition

October 28th - November 15th, 2013
Opening Reception: Tuesday, October 29th, 6-9pm