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Graduate Fine Arts Lecture: Zackary Drucker

Zackary Drucker is an independent artist, cultural producer, and trans woman who breaks down the way we think about gender, sexuality, and seeing. She has performed and exhibited her work internationally in museums, galleries, and film festivals including the Whitney Biennial 2014, MoMA PS1, Hammer Museum, Art Gallery of Ontario, MCA San Diego, and SF MoMA, among others. Drucker is an Emmy-nominated Producer for the docu-series This Is Me, as well as a Producer on Golden Globe and Emmy-winning Transparent.

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  • Architect Geeta Mehta
    Geeta Mehta, Otis College’s 2019-2020 Donghia Designer-in-Residency, on the Social Purpose of Architecture and Urban Design
    March 11
  • 10 Questions for Marie Lum—Cartoon Network Storyboard Artist, Otis Alum, and Digital Media Speaker
    October 24
  • J. Meejin Yoon and Eric Höweler of Höweler + Yoon Architecture
    Höweler + Yoon to Present 2018 Scanlon Lecture on February 21
    February 16

Alumna Zeal Harris Begins Residency at Santa Monica's Camera Obscura

Artist Zeal Harris ('07 MFA Painting) -- whose work tackles "diffuclt realities" in a colorful style -- began her stint as the Camera Obscura Art Lab's new Studio Artist-in-Residence in Santa Monica this month, City officials said.

During her tenure, which ends November 12, Harris will explore "the impact of police violence on interpersonal relationships" in a series of workshops and narrative paintings she plans to create, organizers said.

Green Circle

"Join us for the New opening of Metamorphosis to Catharsis II; "GREEN CIRCLE"." 

Sunday.July.24 (6-9 P) Otis College of Art and Design - Back Gallery Space (10445 Jefferson Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232)

Curator: Shirin Bolourchi 
Artists; Marjam Oskoui, Jeff Knowlton, Elizabeth Medina, Zachary Roach, Delbar Shahbaz, Heejung Choi, Atia Shafee, Stephen Anderson, Foroozan Shirghanii, Shirin Bolourchi
Poster: Pouya Jahanshahi

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  • Stack of published works by Otis Books
    An Education in Book Publishing
    March 20
  • Submit Your Manuscripts to Otis Books in November!
    November 1
  • Cover of For an Ineffable Metrics of the Desert, white title text against a black background
    Otis Books Publishes Newly Collected Poetry, Interview by Renowned Moroccan Poet
    July 20

MFA Exhibition - Now What?

Graduate Fine Arts presents

Now What?

Class of 2016 Final MFA Exhibition  

 

Family and Friends Night Celebration: Saturday, May 14, 6-9pm

Headlines

  • Stack of published works by Otis Books
    An Education in Book Publishing
    March 20
  • Submit Your Manuscripts to Otis Books in November!
    November 1
  • Cover of For an Ineffable Metrics of the Desert, white title text against a black background
    Otis Books Publishes Newly Collected Poetry, Interview by Renowned Moroccan Poet
    July 20

Graduate Fine Arts Lecture: Meena Nanji

Of Indian heritage and born in Kenya, Meena Nanji is a film/video maker who has produced, written and directed award-winning documentaries, experimental videos and narrative fiction shorts. She has been a juror for many grant-giving organizations, and has contributed as a curator, panelist and writer for film/video events around the world. Her work has been recognized by the Rockefeller Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, Center for Asian American Media, among others. She is a founding member of GlobalGirl Media, a non-profit media training organisation for young women.

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  • Otis College new Provost Jiseon Lee Isbara
    New Provost Jiseon Lee Isbara Helps Usher in Change at Otis College
    June 29
  • Otis College Ahmanson Hall
    Otis College Announces New Initiatives to Support Black Students
    June 12
  • Otis College of Art and Design campus shot
    A Statement from Otis College President Charles Hirschhorn on Injustice
    June 1

MFA Thesis Exhibition - Rear Window

Rear Window

Kristin Moore
Thesis Exhibition
Feb 16th-19th, 2016

Reception:

Thursday, Feb 18th, 6-9PM

Bolsky Gallery
Otis College of Art and Design
9045 Lincoln Blvd. 
Los Angeles, CA 90045 

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  • Otis College Annual Exhibition
    Otis College’s 38th Annual Exhibition Goes Online to Showcase Work of Graduating Students
    May 8
  • Otis College MFA Fine Arts Thesis Shows
    Otis College Launches Virtual Gallery of MFA Fine Arts Thesis Shows
    May 1
  • 3D printed shoes by Ross Lovegrove for United Nude
    A Step Beyond: Contemporary Footwear, Functional to Fanciful opens February 8 at the Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College 
    February 7

Graduate Fine Arts Lecture: Whitney Bedford

Bedford received her MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2003. She was the winner of the 2001 UCLA Hammer Museum Drawing Biennale and received a Fulbright Graduate Fellowship from Hochschule der Kuenste, Berlin in 1999. She has had solo exhibitions at Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL; Cherrydelosreyes Gallery, Los Angeles; D’Amelio Terras Gallery, New York; Art Concept, Paris, and Starkwhite, Auckland, New Zealand.
 
Whitney Bedford is represented by Susanne Vielmetter and Weiss Berlin.
 

Headlines

  • Otis College Annual Exhibition
    Otis College’s 38th Annual Exhibition Goes Online to Showcase Work of Graduating Students
    May 8
  • Otis College MFA Fine Arts Thesis Shows
    Otis College Launches Virtual Gallery of MFA Fine Arts Thesis Shows
    May 1
  • Architect Geeta Mehta
    Geeta Mehta, Otis College’s 2019-2020 Donghia Designer-in-Residency, on the Social Purpose of Architecture and Urban Design
    March 11

Catalogue: short films by Dana Berman Duff

Otis faculty member Dana Berman Duff will present a program of short 16mm and digital films in her "Catalogue" series.

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  • A Remembrance of John Baldessari by Otis College Fine Arts Chair Meg Cranston 
    January 14
  • detail of the new Los Angeles Public Library Card featuring the artwork of Gajin Fujita. (Los Angeles Public Library)detail of the new Los Angeles Public Library Card featuring the artwork of Gajin Fujita. (Los Angeles Public Library)
    Los Angeles Times: Los Angeles has new library card art
    April 23
  • Aruna D’Souza's book 'Whitewalling: Art, Race, and Protest in 3 Acts' with a black background 
    Aruna D’Souza on "What We Want from Museums These Days"
    February 15

Alumnus Matt Carter Selected As an Artist to Watch

Alumnus and Graduate Fine Arts Dept. Asst. Matthew Carter ('10 MFA) has been selected by goop.com as a young artist to watch.

Carter's current solo show at Luis de Jesus in Culver City closes on October 17.