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Must-See Speakers Series this Summer at Otis College

Must-See Speakers Series for Summer at Otis College
Apply now for Summer Residencies and Programs

This summer, top artists, writers, and critics will speak as part of the Summer Residencies and Programs at Otis College of Art and Design. Keynote speakers include Eric Fischl, Graham Harman, Jamillah James, Roxane Gay, and Shirin Neshat. Most will be held at the college's Forum, the lectures are free and open to the public. 

Building on the success of last year's inaugural L.A. Summer Residency, Otis College launched specialized programs for emerging curators, writers of color, fashion designers, L.A. art enthusiasts, and more for 2018. The application deadline for the Fashion Design Residency, Figurative Arts Residency, and Saas-Fee Summer Institute | L.A. is Thursday, March, 1. 


5/23/18     Graham Harman, Saas-Fee Summer Institute | L.A.
6/2/18        Roxane Gay, Anaphora Writing 
6/5/18        Shirin Neshat, L.A. Summer Residency
6/7/18        Eric Fischl, Figurative Arts Residency
6/12/18      Lauren Mackler, Emerging Curators Retreat
6/13/18      Hamza Walker, Emerging Curators Retreat
6/14/18      Laurie Hogin, Figurative Arts Residency
6/18/18      Jamillah James, Emerging Curators Retreat 
6/19/18      Iman Issa, L.A. Summer Residency 
6/20/18      Naima J. Keith, Emerging Curators Retreat
6/21/18      Ceci Moss, Emerging Curators Retreat
6/22/18      Jennifer Steinkamp, L.A. Summer Residency

Summer Residencies and Programs has curated a robust selection of public programming in addition to panel discussions, field trips, and networking opportunities for residency participants.

Learn more about applying and check out the events calendar for more information.