Otis gives artists and designers the support to become who they are meant to be. Become part of their story by giving to Otis College of Art and Design.

Otis College of Art and Design is a not-for-profit educational institution that thrives on the support of our generous donors. When you make a tax-deductible gift, you can direct your contribution to any department or program that you choose. Every gift to Otis College is deeply appreciated.

Otis at a Glance

Otis College is a leading institution for art and design education, empowering diverse students to shape the future of creative industries.
Otis College is a leading institution for art and design education, empowering diverse students to shape the future of creative industries.
900%of Otis graduates employed within one year
90%
of Otis graduates employed within one year
910%employed within creative field
91%
employed within creative field
770%of students identify as Students of Color
77%
of students identify as Students of Color

 

Create the Future with Otis

Fashion Design chair Jill Zeleznik with scholarship students

Ways to Support Scholarships

By supporting scholarships, you are an essential partner in providing access for aspiring artists and designers to a quality Otis College education regardless of their economic background.

Angular view of Otis building on campus

Ways to Give

Otis College of Art and Design is a not-for-profit educational institution that thrives on the support of our generous donors. Direct your tax-deductible contribution to any department or program that you choose. Learn more about ways to give. 

LACMA Otis College collaboration with fashion design

Partnerships

Strategic philanthropy furthers our mission in meaningful ways, providing flexible funds to address the College’s greatest operational needs; scholarships for talented students who would not otherwise be able to pursue their dreams of higher education and creative professions; resources for public programs and curricular enhancements; and investments in capital expansion.

Members of the Group at Otis College

The Group

Become a member of The Group or make a gift to the Otis College Group Scholarship Fund and invest in the future of the next generation of creatives who will shape our world. Your gift will help fund scholarships to students from all of Otis College’s undergraduate programs.

 

 

Otis Atelier

Otis College's annual Atelier scholarship benefit is a night to celebrate the creativity, diversity, and talent of our students. The evening will include food and cocktails, musical entertainment, and an exclusive fashion show titled "The Art of Duality." Atelier showcases women’s, men’s, and junior wear designed and fabricated by Otis Fashion Design students under the direction of renowned mentors and instructors. The benefit supports First Generation Scholarships.

Otis Atelier model walking during fashion show

Otis Atelier model walking during fashion show

Otis Atelier model walking during fashion show

Otis Atelier model walking during fashion show

Otis Atelier model walking during fashion show

 

Donor Engagement

We are deeply grateful to all in our community who support the mission of Otis College of Art and Design through their generous contributions.

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Jill Zeleznik, Fashion Design Department chair at scholarship benefit