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2017 Silent Auction
Silent Auction is Open for the 35th Annual Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show

A year of Bally shoes, a one-of-a-kind ring from jewelry designer Daniela Villegas, a Clippers VIP experience, and more are up for auction at the 2017 Silent Auction to benefit the Scholarship Fund at Otis College, which provides essential financial aid to deserving students. The online auction, which features unique Los Angeles experiences, one-of-a-kind items, art tours, spa treatments, and more, will be live from May 1-6, with garments from the runway show becoming available for bidding May 6-12. 

The bidding will close at Otis College of Art and Design’s 35th Annual Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show on May 6, 2017, at The Beverly Hilton. The annual black-tie event, honoring Claudia Cividino, CEO of Bally Americas and jewelry designer Daniela Villegas, will feature a runway show of fashions created by Otis College students under the direction of 10 of today’s top designers. To get your tickets and learn more, visit

Check out a few of the items below or click here for the full listing. 


Bally Women’s Shoe Wardrobe

Bally Women's Show Wardrobe

One-of-a-kind, women’s shopping experience at our Beverly Hills flagship boutique. The winner of this package will receive one pair of Bally shoes each month for a year beginning May 2017 through April 2018. Donated by Bally. 


"The Coral Reef Ring" by Daniela Villegas - and a visit to the artist's home and creative space.

Coral Reef Ring by Daniela Villegas

Bid on a one-of-a-kind Coral Reef Ring and tour the home and creative space of Daniela Villegas. The ring can be custom sized. 18 K Yellow Gold, .38 CT White Diamonds, 2.6 CT Opal, .85 CT Orange Sapphires, Shell. Donated by Daniela Villegas.


Clippers VIP Experience

Clippers VIP Experience

Certificate for Two (2) Lower Level Center Lodge tickets to a mutually selected 2017-18 LA Clippers regular season home game before February 2, 2018, which includes:

  • Opportunity to participate in Autograph Alley and watch pre-game warm-ups
  • Complimentary Dinner for 2 in the Season Ticket Holder Club
  • VIP Parking
  • LA Clippers Team Autographed Basketball

Special Thanks to Michele Pietra and the Los Angeles Clippers.
Donated by the Los Angeles Clippers.


Ceramics Class or Party for 8

Ceramics Class or Party for 8

Learn from a master and enjoy a class or party in the ceramics studio at Otis College of Art and Design. Carrying on the tradition of Peter Voulkos and Ken Price at Otis College and trained by Ralph Bacerra, Joan Takayama-Ogawa comes from a family that for six generations has been interested in ceramics, reaching back to relatives who produced pottery in Japan. Joan’s memorable ceramics are in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian Institution, DeYoung Museum Fine Arts in San Francisco, and LACMA to name just a few.

Donated by Joan Takayama-Ogawa.


Dinner with Otis College President Bruce W. Ferguson

Dinner with President Bruce W. Ferguson

Hail to the Chief! Enjoy a tasty dinner with Otis College President Bruce W. Ferguson. You’ll hear about his vision for the future of the College, complemented by readings from Peter Gadol, chair of Otis College’s graduate writing program and award-winning poet Mahtem Shiferraw.

Donated by Bruce Ferguson and Otis College of Art and Design.


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