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AIGA Eye on Design: Silas Munro

“Weekend With” is a new series that explores the world of design through the eyes of a designer on their days off. Our last installment took us on a typographic tour of Chinatown with Tracy Ma. This week, Silas Munro, founder of poly-mode, assistant professor at Otis College of Art and Design, and an advisor and chair emeritus at Vermont College of Fine Arts, takes us through a typical weekend in his adopted home of Los Angeles.

Scratching the Surface: Silas Munro

Silas Munro is a designer, educator, and writer based in Los Angeles. He’s currently an Assistant Professor in Communication Arts and MFA in Graphic Design at Otis College of Art and Design, Advisor, Chair Emeritus in the MFA program in Graphic Design at Vermont College of Fine Arts, and his work and writing has been published in many forms around the world.

Graphic Design USA's Students to Watch in 2018: Janis Ahn and Jacob Witt

Graphic Design USA's "Students to Watch in 2018," list has just been released and features two Otis College seniors. Designers Janis Ahn ('18 Communication Arts) and Jacob Witt ('18 Communications Arts) were chosen among students from leading design programs all around the country. Learn more about Janis and Jacob in their GDUSA interviews below.

Reprinted from GDSA 

Virtual Info Session: MFA Programs at Otis College

Join this virtual session to learn more about our graduate programs in Fine Arts, Art + Social Practice, Graphic Design and Writing, hear from department Chairs, and get your questions answered in this live Q&A.

Design Fair

The annual Design Week for the MFA Graphic Design program at Otis College of Art and Design will launch with a Design Fair on July 9, 2017, from 12-6pm. Held on the college's newly renovated campus, the fair will feature lectures by visiting international designers from 12-1:45pm followed by the book fair from 2-6pm. 

Design Fair Brings International Talent To Los Angeles

The annual Design Week for the MFA Graphic Design program at Otis College of Art and Design will launch with a public Design Fair on July 9, 2017, from 12-6pm. The fair will feature lectures by visiting international designers from 12-1:45pm followed by a book fair from 2-6pm. 

Visiting Designers Lectures:

Hana Siobhan O’Regan: Bringing Craftsmanship to Digital Design

Since its founding in 1972, The Group has worked to fund scholarships for deserving students of Otis College of Art and Design. The awardees met with members of The Group and presented examples of their work at The Group's Annual Scholarship Luncheon on February 16, 2017. One student from each of the seven undergraduate disciplines is chosen for the scholarship, and each week, we'll be highlighting a different awardee as we countdown to the 2017 Commencement Ceremony. 

MFA Open Studios

Join us for the 2017 MFA Open Studios on Sunday, April 9th from 2-5pm, representing work by the Graduate Fine Arts, Graduate Public Practice, Graduate Graphic Design, and Graduate Writing departments at the Otis College Graduate Studios in Culver City. The 2017 MFA Open Studios are free and open to the public, refreshments will be provided, and free parking is available behind the studios.

Graphic Design USA's Students to Watch in 2017

Noah Humes ('17 Illustration) and MJ Balvanera (MFA Graphic Design) are featured in Graphic Design USA's "Students to Watch in 2017," an annual list that recognizes the top talent entering the professional design community. Graphic Design USA (GDUSA) chooses students from leading design programs around the country. Learn more about Humes and Balvanera in their GDUSA interviews below.

 

Reprinted from GDUSA...

Design Week 2016 Kicks-Off with Public Lecture from Visiting International Talent, Hosted by Graphic Design MFA Program at Otis College of Art and Design

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Graduate Graphic Design program at Otis College of Art and Design will host internationally recognized talent from Copenhagen, Paris, Miami, Amsterdam, and Buenos Aires for their annual Design Week event, held June 12th – 17th, 2016.

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  • Photos of Chase Shewbridge and Kate Manos
    Kate Manos and Chase Shewbridge Named GDUSA 2019 Students to Watch
    February 28
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    Scratching the Surface: Silas Munro
    June 13
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    Design Fair Brings International Talent To Los Angeles
    June 28