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David and Sybil Yurman to Give Special Presentation on November 7

On November 7, 2017 Otis College of Art and Design will host a rare and special presentation by world renowned designer David Yurman and his wife, Sybil. Together they launched the David Yurman company in 1980 and collaborated to create jewelry that is both a fashion statement and a work of art. The presentation will be held in the college's Forum, from 11:30am-12:30pm. 

Deep Dive with Guggenheim Fellow and Alumna Coleen Sterritt

At the announcement of the 2017 Guggenheim Fellowship recipients, which included Sandeep Mukherjee ('96), Hunter Reynolds ('84), as well as MFA Writing faculty member Marisa Silver, we asked 2016 Fellow Coleen Sterritt ('79 MFA Fine Arts) to share her thoughts on the past year. 

Otis College #4 in Money Magazine's Best Value-Added Colleges

In its annual college rankings, Money has ranked Otis College of Art and Design #4 on its "The 50 Colleges That Add the Most Value" list and 219th overall, making the independent art and design college the second highest ranking art and design college and within the top 10% of all colleges and universities ranked. 

Fostering a Creative Community with Jessica Ngo

Creative writer, author, and 2017 Teaching Excellence Award winner Jessica Ngo has been described by students as encouraging, incredibly hardworking, and an expert at giving feedback.

Since joining the Otis College community in 2009, Ngo has helped countless students in the Liberal Arts and Sciences department, one of Otis College's core programs that develops students' skills of articulate expression and critical evaluation. 

CEO Of Bally Americas Claudia Cividino and Jewelry Designer Daniela Villegas to be Honored by Otis College

Claudia Cividino, CEO of Bally Americas and jewelry designer Daniela Villegas will be honored at the 35th Annual Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show. The benefit showcases the collaborations of industry mentors and the fashion design program at Otis College and raises vital scholarship funding for students. The black-tie event will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at The Beverly Hilton. 

Alumnus Kenzi Shiokava and Fine Arts Faculty Adam Linder Receive Mohn Awards

The Hammer Museum announced the recipients of the Mohn Awards presented in conjunction with Made in L.A. 2016: a, the, though, only, organized by Hammer curator Aram Moshayedi and Hamza Walker, director of education and associate curator, Renaissance Society.

Fashion Design program Ranked #1 on the West Coast, #9 Nationally

The Fashion Design program at Otis College of Art and Design has been named #1 fashion program on the West Coast and #9 program nationally by fashion-schools.org, an online resource for students seeking information about fashion school programs and careers in fashion.

Los Angeles’ Largest Fashion Show to Celebrate California Luxury, Joie and Jenni Kayne to Receive Design Awards

LOS ANGELES, CA - Over 175 fashions, representing the best in up-and-coming designers, will take the runway at one of L.A.’s largest and prominent fashion events – the 34th Annual Otis Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show. This year’s black-tie event, themed ‘Regarding Beauty’, will draw over 800 leaders in entertainment, fashion, business, and the art and design worlds. Otis College of Art and Design announced today the designers being honored at the event.

Fine Arts Alumnae Awarded Guggenheim Fellowships

Otis Alumnae and artists Liz Young and Coleen Sterritt were named among the 17

Alumnus John Baldessari Receives National Medal of Arts

John Baldessari is to receive a National Medal of Arts

By David Ng
 
John Baldessari, the celebrated Los Angeles visual artist, will be among the 11 recipients of the 2014 National Medal of Arts that President Obama will present in a White House ceremony later this month, organizers announced on Thursday.