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  • Otis Books is pleased to publish Tim Erickson’s debut collection of poetry, Egopolis, a textual journey through destruction, resistance, city, and the Ego, from ancient times to the present day. Erickson’s work has appeared in the Chicago Review, Western Humanities Review, and the Salt Anthology of New Writing. He lives in Salt Lake City.

  • Otis Graduate Writing students will read from their works-in-progress.

  • Exquisite Beauty is the first retrospective and publication to document the eye-dazzling ceramics created by Ralph Bacerra (1938–2008), a Los Angeles–based artist known for his innovative approach to surface embellishment. Curated by Jo Lauria, the exhibition features more than ninety of the artist’s finest pieces—dramatic, highly decorated vessels and sculptures that have never before been the focus of a major exhibition or publication.

  • Opening Reception for Ralph Bacerra: Exquisite Beauty

  • David Treuer is an Ojibwe Indian from Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota and currently teaches at USC. He is the author of the novels Little, The Hiawatha, The Translation of Dr. Apelles, named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post, as well as a critical work, Native American Fiction: A User's Manual. In 2012, he published another nonfiction work, Rez Life.

  • Angela Flournoy’s first novel The Turner House was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Her fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, and she has written for The New Republic, The Los Angeles Review of Books and elsewhere. Flournoy has taught at the University of Iowa and Trinity Washington University. She lives in Los Angeles.

  • Susan Choi’s first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction, and her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent novel, A Person of Interest, was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award. With David Remnick she co-edited the anthology Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker. A recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, and in 2010, the inaugural winner of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award, Choi lives in Brooklyn.


Annual Exhibition

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May 8-10, 2015

View work by the next generation of creative professionals



Elaine and Bram Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Blvd Los Angeles CA 90045
Free parking • Map and directions



Friday, May 8
Annual Exhibition Preview - By Invitation Only

4–6 pm Senior Showcase - Recruiters Meet the Students
6–9 pm VIP Preview and Alumni Reception
7:30-9 pm Readings by Graduate Writing Students

7:30 pm Pecha Kucha by Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Students
6-9 pm Installations and Performances by Graduate Public Practice Students, adjacent to Galef Center


Saturday, May 9

10 am–9 pm Exhibition Open to the Public
6–9 pm Family/Friends Night
7 pm Pecha Kucha by Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Students
6-9 pm Installations and Performances by Graduate Public Practice Students, adjacent to Galef Center


Sunday, May 10

10 am–2 pm Exhibition Open to the Public
3 pm Commencement in Westchester Park

Architecture Landscape Interiors 2015 Annual Exhibition

Architecture Landscape Interiors Class of 2015 Exhibition, SWARM

5th Floor Ahmanson


Digital Media Annual Exhibition

Digital Media Class of 2015 Exhibition

4th Floor Ahmanson


Product Design Annual Exhibition

Product Design Class of 2015 Exhibition

North Building


Toy Design Annual Exhibition

Toy Design Class of 2015 Exhibition

7th Floor Ahmanson


Fashion Design Students

Fashion Design Class of 2015



Communication Arts Annual Exhibition 2015


Communication Arts Class of 2015 Exhibition, Fever Coast

6th Floor Ahmanson


Fine Arts Annual Exhibition


Fine Arts Class of 2015 Exhibition

1st and 2nd Floor Galef


Graduate Fine Arts Annual Exhibition

Graduate Fine Arts Class of 2015 Exhibition

Bolsky Gallery


Graduate Public Practice Annual Exhibition

Graduate Public Practice Class of 2015 Exhibition

Bolsky Gallery


Graduate Writing Annual Exhibition

Graduate Writing Class of 2015 Exhibition

Lighting Studio, Galef