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  • Learn about the Teacher Credentialing process with:

  • Communication Arts presents a lecture by type designer Raul Plancarte

  • Allison Peck 


    Tied Tides and Small Shifts 


    Opening: Thursday, April 17 from 7-10p
    Onview: April 14-19 from 10-6p
    Location: Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, 9045 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

  • Join us for the ultimate genre mash up as we drop the best hip hop and underground hiphop from all over as well as some of the freshest hard hitting electronic music out today. Presented by DJ Chewby (Pamela Torzan), DJ Snowden (Ryan Snowden) Daybid 1X (David Namkoong), and 90’s Kid (Danial Siddiqui) of the Otis Radio class.


  • Come enjoy the awesomeness of Soundtracks from Games, Movies and TV Shows with DJ Tea Time (Joshua Timmons), DJ SurgeMiester (Sergio Betancourt ) and DJ ForGrapeJelly (Steven Escarcega).


  • Fine Arts presents a lecture by painter Mary Weatherford. She received her BA from Princeton and MFA from Bard. Weatherford has shown at David Kordansky Gallery in L.A., LAxART in L.A., Brennan & Griffin in New York, and Debs & Co in New York.  In addition, her work is included in collections of MoMA, LACMA, Hammer Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego, and OCMA.
    All are welcome
    Series organized by Photography Director Soo Kim
  • “Foregrounds” is a show exploring how we listen to sounds. It utilizes field recordings by blending songs and spoken word pieces with the soundscapes in which we listen to them – whether it be played along with Los Angeles traffic, the sound of a meal being prepared, or waves at the beach. Presented by DJ Derek (Corn), DJ Nasera (Alayon), DJ Max (Miles) of the Otis Radio class.




Cuba, exposes students to a culturally diverse country with a complex design history and culture and encourages critical analysis of historical and current issues and how they affect the local design community. The program focuses on various design, art, and cultural aspects of the country and takes place in Havana. Students observe, explore, analyze, and document Havana, while interacting with local students and professionals and through participation in organized lectures, studio visits and site visits.


When: March 14-March 23

Where: Havana, Cuba

Approximate Cost: $2,699

Application Deadline: Priority Enrollment - NOV. 1 Open Enrollment Ends- Jan 10.

Course: Advancing Your Practice: Cuba, CRN ILUS352

Faculty Contact: Ana Llorente

Open To: Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Graduating Seniors in the Communication Arts Department, MFA Graphic Design, MFA Public Practice, or MFA Fine Arts students in their first and second year. Other students invited to apply: BFA Graphic Design seniors/5th years. Students seeking to complete degree.

Information Sessions: NOV. 14th 11:30 - 12:00. Student Lounge.
  • Airfare
  • Land & water transport
  • Accommodations (Including 3 meals a day)
  • Excursions & Activities
  • Experiential learning activities
  • Site entrance fees
  • Health insurance


Not Included
  • Course tuition
  • Passport fee
  • Personal expenses
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