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ACLU’s Amir Whitaker and Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas Help Present 2020 Otis Report on the Creative Economy

On Wednesday, February 12, at the Mark Taper Auditorium of the Los Angeles Central Library, Otis College of Art and Design released its findings for the 2020 Otis Report on the Creative Economy featuring remarks by L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and Amir Whitaker, staff attorney for ACLU of Southern California.

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

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.

2015 Otis Report on the Creative Economy

Join Otis for the launch of the 2015 Otis Report on the Creative Economy of the Los Angeles Region, featuring a special lecture by Dr. Joseph E. Stiglitz, recipient of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences.

 

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'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. 

Senator Ben Allen Visits Otis to Discuss the Creative Economy

California State Senator Ben Allen met with President Bruce W. Ferguson to discuss the Otis Report on the Creative Economy and its future role in the economic development of the state. During his visit he joined the excitement about Otis’ campus expansion project, setting his hands in the foundation for the new residence hall and academic wing.
 

The Otis Report on the Creative Economy in Zócalo Public Square

How L.A. Can Keep Its Creative Hive Buzzing

By Paul Bisceglio
 
Los Angeles isn’t fantasizing when it calls itself America’s creative capital–the numbers back it up. Economist Kimberly Ritter-Martinez rattled them off at a panel sponsored by the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs to discuss the business of creativity: 355,000 jobs are directly tied to the city’s creative industries, and 620,000 jobs are related in some way. More than 10 percent of Los Angeles county’s GDP comes from these careers.
 

Otis Report on the Creative Economy of California Maps Economic Impact on State, Asserts Importance of Talent Pipeline and Arts Education

Sacramento, CA - April 15, 2015 - The results of the 2014 Otis Report on the Creative Economy of California (Otis Report) were unveiled today in a state Capitol hearing before the Legislative Joint Committee on the Arts in Sacramento. The Otis Report asserts California’s competitive advantage in the creative sector and underscores the need to bolster the talent pipeline through support for the arts and arts education.

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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

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Headlines

  • 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