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Findings Revealed: 2019 Otis Report on the Creative Economy

Otis College released its findings for the 2019 Otis Report on the Creative Economy featuring remarks by L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Frieze Los Angeles Executive Director Bettina Korek, and Executive Director of Economic Research at Beacon Economics Robert Kleinhenz on Friday, February 1at the Mark Taper Auditorium of the L.A. Central Library.

2017 Otis Report On The Creative Economy Reveals California’s Robust Creative Economy Leads Nation

The findings of the 2017 Otis Report on the Creative Economy were released on May 18, 2017, by Otis College of Art and Design at the Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood.

2017 Otis Report on the Creative Economy to Be Released May 18

The 2017 Otis Report on the Creative Economy will be released on May 18, 2017, at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood. 

2017 Otis Report on the Creative Economy

Join Otis College of Art and Design for the launch of the 2017 Otis Report on the Creative Economy, featuring remarks by Cheryl Boone Isaacs, President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

The Myth of "The Starving Artist”

Reprinted from KPCC, Southern California Public Radio 

Findings of the Otis Report on the Creative Economy of California Unveiled

The hearing coincided with the release of the “2015 Otis Report on the Creative Economy of California,” an annual report by the Otis College of Art and Design, which for the first time contained a regional analysis of creative industries within eight geographic areas of the state.

Artbound Weighs in on the 2015 Otis Report on the Creative Economy

The Otis College of Art and Design's "Otis Report of the Creative Economy" was published this week and presented in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday afternoon, among a cultured crowd on hand. Trustees and board members from area art institutions, artists, and art boosters gathered to hear the news about the state of the creative economy in Los Angeles and its surrounding region. Others, including artist and muralist (and Otis alum) Kent Twitchell, architects Steven Ehrlich and Fred Fisher were in attendance specifically to hear keynote speaker, and 2001 Nobel-prize winning economist, Dr.

While Economy Is Center Stage In Election Debates, 2015 Otis Report Shows Los Angeles As Leading City For Creative Jobs

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 26, 2016 

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  • Dawn Baillie and her gift to Otis College's Class of 2020
    Otis College Alumna Dawn Baillie (BFA ’86) Gifts Class of 2020 with Heartfelt, Personal Gesture
    September 14
  • 2020 Otis Report on the Creative Economy Launch
    ACLU’s Amir Whitaker and Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas Help Present 2020 Otis Report on the Creative Economy
    February 14
  • 2019 Year in Review at Otis College
    2019 Year in Review at Otis College
    December 18

World-renowned Economist and Nobel Laureate Dr. Joseph E. Stiglitz to Speak at Launch of the Otis Report on the Creative Economy of the Los Angeles Region

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 03, 2016
Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to present the findings of the 2015 Otis Report on the Creative Economy of the Los Angeles Region with a special lecture by world-renowned economist and author Joseph E. Stiglitz. Dr. Stiglitz has received numerous awards including the Nobel Prize and the John Bates Clark Medal for his contributions to the field of economics.

'State of Creativity' Best Documentary Feature at LA Press Awards

Last spring, Otis College of Art and Design partnered with KCET and its award-winning Artbound series to provide deeper engagement with the Otis Report on the Creative Economy through online articles and short video segments.