Events
  • Public-Library is a cross-disciplinary design studio in Los Angeles. They construct identities, concepts and experiences for brands through the practice of reduction using fundamental typographic theory and experimentation with space and form.

    Ramón Coronado and Marshall Rake met as design students at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. After studying, working, and exhibiting independently for many years—both stateside and internationally—their design philosophy and approach brought them back together as Public-Library in 2011.

  • Sandra Lim

    Mar 29| Lectures
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    Sandra Lim is the author of two collections of poetry, Loveliest Grotesque and The Wilderness, winner of the 2013 Barnard Women Poets Prize, selected by Louise Glück. Her work is also included in the anthologies Gurlesque, The Racial Imaginary, and Among Margins: An Anthology on Aesthetics. She has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Getty Research Institute.

  • Intern Recruitment Day

    Mar 30| Special Event
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    Continental breakfast will be from 8:00 – 8:45, interviews will take place from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Otis welcomes companies that are recruiting for Summer internships in the following areas: Architecture/Landscape/Interiors, Digital Media, Communications Arts, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Product Design, Toy Design.
  • Edgar Arceneaux was born in Los Angeles in 1972. He investigates historical patterns through drawings, installations, and multimedia events, such as the reenactment of Ben Vereen’s tragically misunderstood blackface performance at Ronald Reagan’s 1981 Inaugural Gala.

  • The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to announce the George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture REDUX.5 by Michiel Riedijk at MOCA.

     

    Michiel Riedijk regularly lectures at universities, cultural institutions and symposia worldwide. His theories and writings on architecture have gained international recognition from fellow architects and scholars. The work of Neutelings Riedijk Architects has received worldwide appreciation through numerous publications, international awards and exhibitions around the world. - Neutelings Riedijk Architects

  • Liliana Angulo Cortés (b. Bogotá, Colombia 1974) is a visual artist; she graduated from the National University in Bogotá, Colombia with a specialization in sculpture. She has developed her practice using a variety of media, including sculpture, photography, video, installation, sound, and performance.

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Visit Otis College

Admissions offers a number of ways for prospective students to visit and engage with the Otis Community. We encourage you to visit LA and our campus to see our facilities and students in action!

Open House, Transfer Day and Other Admissions Events

Open House

Open House was held on Saturday, November 12, 2016.

Please check back for more information next fall.

 

Transfer Day

Prospective transfer students are invited to attend Transfer Day, which will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 12-3pm, to find out more about how to make a smooth transition to Otis College. At the event you will find out specifics about transferring into one of our BFA majors, our transfer credit policies and how to align your curriculum with the program you are interested in. We'll also provide information on financial aid for transfer students. You will also have the opportunity to meet with an admissions counselor for a one-on-one appointment and to take a tour of our expanded campus.

Schedule for Transfer Day

12pm Info Session - Programs of Study, Transfer Credit Policies and Financial Aid (includes lunch)

1pm-3pm Tours and Individual Appointments

RSVP for Transfer Day here.

 

Portfolio Days

During the fall and winter, Otis College attends select National Portfolio Day events with other member colleges across the U.S. and Canada. Portfolio Day is a great way to meet an admissions counselor and get feedback on your portfolio before you apply.  The 2016-17 Portfolio Day events have concluded. Please check back during the summer for our schedule of events for 2017-18. For more information about the National Portfolio Day Association, visit www.portfolioday.net.

 

International Events

Otis College has scheduled visits in the following regions in 2016-17: Asia (China, South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand), Turkey, Mexico, Latin America, the Middle East and more. Please contact Admissions for details and to schedule an appointment with an Otis College representative near you.

 

Accepted Student Day

Accepted Student Day - April 22, 2017

Otis College will welcome accepted students to campus on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 11-3pm. Accepted students and their families will be able to engage with Department Chairs, faculty and current students, tour our facilities and brand-new residence hall. Key offices from across the College will also be on hand to answer your questions about financial aid, on campus housing, student activities, internships and the enrollment process. RSVP here to let us know you are attending.

Schedule for the Event

10:30am Check-in

11am Welcome Session

12-3pm Info Fair featuring Admissions, Financial Aid, Career Services, Residence Life, Student Activities

12pm Lunch with Department Chairs

12:15-3pm Financial Aid Appointments (by appointment)

1-3pm Campus Tours and Residence Life Tours

RSVP to attend Accepted Student Day here.

 

Campus Tours

Goldsmith (Main) Campus

Tours with Q & A
Monday through Friday at 2pm

No reservation required

9045 Lincoln Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90045
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Our student-led campus tour will give you an inside view of the Otis Community and provide insight into the majors that we offer at the College. In addition to seeing the resources and facilities on campus, you will also view work created by students in different programs. An Admissions Counselor will give you a brief presentation on the admissions process and will respond to any questions you may have.

 

Saturday Campus Tours

The Admissions Office is open on selected Saturdays throughout the academic year. Please select the date to register for a Saturday tour. Space is limited for Saturday tours, so a reservation is required. If you would like to make an appointment before or after the tour to meet with an Admissions Counselor, please call our office at 310.665.6820 after registering online.

Saturday, March 11th at 2pm

Saturday, April 1st at 2pm

 

Campus Tours for Graduate Students

Please contact the Admissions Office if you are interested in arranging a tour of one of our Graduate programs at gradadmissions@otis.edu or (310) 665-6820.

Schedule an Appointment with an Admissions Counselor

To schedule an appointment to meet with an Admissions Counselor, call the Admissions office at (310) 665-6820. All visitors are highly encouraged to pre-schedule an appointment, however we will take walk-in appointments Monday through Friday from 10-4pm. During your appointment, you can ask general questions, have a portfolio review, discuss the transfer process and much more. We also have a Graduate Admissions Counselor that can meet with prospective graduate students to discuss the admissions and financial aid process.

Maps / Locations

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