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Improve Your Photo Skills with Laura London’s Introduction to Photography Class at Otis College Extension

Teaching digital natives the artistry and skills behind traditional black-and-white photography—students, some of whom are accustomed to taking photos with their cell phone cameras whenever inspiration or a great selfie opportunity strikes—doesn’t require the leaps and bounds one might assume. “There’s a strong interest in learning film photography at the moment,” says Laura London, who teaches students of all experience levels as part of Otis College’s Extension program.

Otis College Mourns Loss of Faculty Member Pamela Blackwell

Otis College faculty member Pamela Blackwell, a noted photographer and educator, passed away on June 11, 2017. "All of us who knew Pamela will miss her deeply, she was a thoughtful instructor who cared deeply about her students," said Otis College president Bruce W. Ferguson. 

Fine Arts Students Exhibit at Photo LA

Fine arts students from Otis College are exhibiting at Photo L.A., the international photographic art exposition, through January 15 in downtown Los Angeles. 

Exhibiting students include Ceci Arana (Senior), Alexis Brazet (Senior), Emmanuelle Castellan (Senior), Camille Chorin (Senior), Jonathan Colin (Sophomore), Sherri Green (Junior), Dakota Higgins (Senior), April Oh (Senior), Pamela Ramos (Junior), and Michelle Peters (Senior). 

Fine Arts Alumna Amanda Charchian in Interview Magazine

Fine arts alumna Amanda Charchian ('10) appears in Interview Magazine as part of a feature on  “Pheromone Hotbox,” an exhibition at Steven Kasher Gallery that presents the work of Charchian and four other young female photographers whose practices revolve around depicting other women. 

Bryan Bankston

MFA Exhibition - Bryan Bankston

Headlines

  • Otis College 2020-2021 Admissions Viewbook
    Otis College Senior Khang Nguyen (’21 Communication Arts) Illustrates New Admissions Viewbook Poster
    October 12
  • Otis College Board of Trustees meeting with CAAM presentation
    Otis College’s Board of Trustees Commits to DEI Efforts at Virtual Retreat
    September 29
  • Otis College Fashion Design Senior Julia Choi
    Otis College Fashion Design Student Julia Choi Wins Prestigious Scholarship
    September 28

Fine Arts Faculty Siri Kaur Reviewed in Artillery Magazine

Siri Kaur 

Cohen Gallery/Los Angeles
 
by Kristen Osborne-Bartucca 
 
“This Kind of Face,” Siri Kaur’s exhibition at the Cohen Gallery, reveals both the artifice inherent in the medium of photography and its ability to capture truth, however elusive and subjective it might be. 
 

Fine Arts Faculty Siri Kaur Featured in The New Yorker

SEEING DOUBLE

By Thea Traff

Photography 3 Exhibition Series

Objects In Crisis is a series of two-person exhibitions by students in the Photography 3 class. 

 

Exhbition 1--November 18-22:  Greg Toothacre and Lani De Soto

Reception: Thursday, November 20 @ 6 pm

 

Exhibition 2--December 2-6:  Allison Mogan and Tia Chen

Reception:  Thursday, December 4 @ 6 pm

 

Exhibition 3--December 8-12: Yijia Liu and Cara Friedman

Headlines

  • Otis College 2020-2021 Admissions Viewbook
    Otis College Senior Khang Nguyen (’21 Communication Arts) Illustrates New Admissions Viewbook Poster
    October 12
  • Otis College Board of Trustees meeting with CAAM presentation
    Otis College’s Board of Trustees Commits to DEI Efforts at Virtual Retreat
    September 29
  • Otis College Fashion Design Senior Julia Choi
    Otis College Fashion Design Student Julia Choi Wins Prestigious Scholarship
    September 28

Professor Soo Kim on Being a Photographer

Soo Kim
Professor; Program Director, Photography
 
Born in South Korea, Kim moved to L.A. in 1980, and received her MFA from Cal Arts and BA from UC Riverside. Her art has been exhibited at the Getty Museum, LACMA, Whitney Museum, Gwangju Biennale, Korea; and the Royal Danish Academy of Art, Copenhagen.
 

Barak Zemer @ LTD

Fine Arts faculty Barak Zemer's solo exhibition Cold Feet, Sweaty Hands will open at LTD Los Angeles on Friday, October 17, 7-10 pm.  The show will run through November 18.