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  • Lucy Orta (b. Sutton Coldfield, UK, 1966) and Jorge Orta (b. Rosario, Argentina, 1953) founded Studio Orta in 1991. Lucy + Jorge Orta’s collaborative practice focuses on the social and ecological factors of environmental sustainability to realise major bodies of work employing drawing, sculpture, installation, object making, couture, painting and silkscreen printing, as well staging workshops, ephemeral interventions and performances.

  • Otis Community Banquet

    Oct 22| Special Event
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    In conjunction with the exhibition Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta
    Wednesday, October 22 | Bobrow Green
    11:30am – 12:30pm: Banquet for participating classes
    12:30 – 1:15pm: Open to Otis Community to view class projects created for Banquet, and sample soup and fruit-infused water

  • Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artists Lucy + Jorge Orta.

    Thursday, October 23rd, 10am

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

  • Artists Lucy + Jorge Orta in conversation with the curators Ginger Gregg Duggan and Judith Hoos Fox of the traveling exhibition Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta. The conversation is followed by a reception. Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta is on view in the Ben Maltz Gallery through December 6, 2014.

  • JP Munro

    Oct 28| Lectures
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    Born 1975, Inglewood, CA. Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

    chinaartobjects.com/artists/jp-munro/

  • Minor Declaration

    Oct 29| Student Event
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    Highly Recommended for Sophomores

  • Rob Spillman

    Oct 29| Lectures
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    Rob Spillman is Editor and co-founder of Tin House, which has been honored in Best American Stories, Best American Essays, Best American Poetry, O’Henry Prize Stories, the Pushcart Prize Anthology and numerous other anthologies. He is also Executive Editor of Tin House Books and co-founder of the Tin House Literary Festival. His writing has appeared in BookForum, the Boston Review, Connoisseur, Details, GQ, Nerve, the New York Times Book Review, Rolling Stone, Salon, Spin, Sports Illustrated, Time, Vanity Fair, Vogue, and elsewhere.

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Bolsky Gallery

The Bolsky Gallery is primarily dedicated to student exhibitions. Undergraduate Fine Arts students curate and mount exhibitions during the fall semester, and the Graduate Fine Arts students exhibit their work in the spring. Please see the calendar for a current listing of upcoming exhibitions and events open to the public.

Hours and Location:

Bolksy Gallery, Bronya and Andy Galef Center for Fine Arts
9045 Lincoln Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90045
(310) 846-2614

Hours: Tue-Fri 10am–5pm; Thu 10am-7pm; Sat–Sun 12–4pm


Fall 2014 Exhibitions

Fine Arts Senior Show 2
October 28 - November 3, 2014
Description to come.

Reception
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
6-9 pm
Description to come.

Fine Arts Senior Show 3
November 11-17, 2014
Description to come.

Reception
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
6-9 pm
Description to come.

Fine Arts Senior Show 3
November 25-8, 2014
(NOTE: Long run date due to holiday)
Description to come.

Reception
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
6-9 pm
Description to come.


An Arranged Marriage
October 7 - 13, 2014

Reception
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
6-9 pm

arranged marriage
An Arranged Marriage is a group exhibition featuring the work of Fine Arts seniors Sheri Chillingworth, Andrew Chung, Cinthia Lozano, Christina Mancinas, Kate Newman, Adam Papparotto, Nicolas Ramsey, Natalia Risheq, and Sara Sheridan.


Senior Group Show

September 9 - 16, 2014

Senior Group Show

Group exhibition of work by Fine Arts seniors.  Exhibiting artists include Constance Abram, Glenn Araya, Will Bengston, Alexia Bernal, Corinne Bernard, William Blyth, Laura Bowering, Sheri Chillingworth, Andrew Chung, Derek Corns, Samson Day, Darienn Hesse, John Hourihan, David Klein, Maia Lee, Laura Lindlief, Cinthia Lozano, Derek Lugo, Christina Mancinas, Mohsen Manzoor, Veronica Marshall, Austin Matthew, Chelsea McCarthy, Max Miles, Robert Moore, Kate Newman, Adam Papparotto, Natalie Rafisiman, Nicholas Ramsey, Natalia Risheq, Angelica Sanchez, Jose Sanchez, Liliana Sanchez, Seulki Seo, Sara Sheridan, Kimberly Tak, Justin Wilson and Jose Zuniga. There will be an opening reception on Tuesday, September 9, 6-8 pm.


Summer 2014 Exhibition

The Bolsky Gallery features exhibitions of student work organized solely by students during the Fall and Spring semesters. It is programmed during the summer by the curatorial staff of Ben Maltz Gallery. A highly flexible space, the gallery displays a wide variety of work, and provides a professional laboratory for students to develop installation, curatorial and event-planning skills.

 

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June 28 - August 27, 2014
Variations of a Whole
A group exhibition of work from Otis Graduate and Undergraduate students

Opening Reception Saturday June 28, 4-6pm
With live music by The Small Steps, and a stencil workshop with Carol Zou celebrating Rosa Parks and transit-based activism

Artists in the exhibition: William Jon Bengtson (BFA Fine Arts), Alexia E. Bernal (BFA Fine Arts), Corinne Bernard (BFA Fine Arts), Derek Corns (BFA Fine Arts), Sean Cully (MFA Fine Arts), Janet E. Dandridge (MFA Fine Arts), Víctor Albarracín Llanos (MFA Public Practice), Laura Lindlief (BFA Fine Arts), Chelsea McCarthy (BFA Fine Arts), Angelica Sanchez (BFA Fine Arts), Yasmin Than (MFA Fine Arts), Rachel Wolfe (MFA Fine Arts), Carol Zou (MFA Public Practice)

Art school is a place where freedom of thought and self-expression flourish, where up-and-coming artists are given an opportunity to restructure codes and belief systems into their own culture. Variations of a Whole, curated by Otis alumna Jeseca Dawson (’12 Graduate Public Practice), combines the work of thirteen artists from both undergraduate and graduate programs in Fine Arts and Public Practice. The work is evidence of the students' exploration of ideas and materials, as well as their desire to manifest meaningful forms of self-expression.  It exemplifies artists in the process of finding their own voice as they investigate identity, experimentation, social responsibility, art theory and the tension between human and natural production.


Spring 2014 Exhibitions by Graduate Fine Arts degree candidates

ELEVEN works by the Graduate Fine Arts class of 2014, May 7 - 19. Opening Reception: Friday May 9, 6-9 PM. 


NESSLESSNESS work by Sweet Samson, April 27 - May 3. Opening Reception: Thursday May 1, 6-9 PM. 


Tied Tides and Small Shifts work by Allison Peck, April 14 - 19. Opening Reception: Thursday April 17, 7-10 PM


work by David Del Franica,  April 7 - 12. Opening Reception: Saturday April 12, 6-8 PM.


Ideal Conditions work by Amanda Katz, Thursday March 27, 6-10 PM. Poetry Reading and Reception: Saturday, March 29 6:30-8 PM


In Defense work by Andrew K. Currey, March 9 - 18, Opening Reception: Thursday March 13, 6-9 PM


a descoberta work by Marcela Gottardo, February 24 - March 6, Opening Reception: Thursday, February 27, 6-9 PM


The Art of The Portrait work by Bryan Bankston, February 13 - 22, Opening Reception: Thursday, February 20, 6-9 PM


Material work by Shiva Aliabadi, February 4 - 11, Opening Reception: Thursday, February 6, 6-9 PM


Togetherers work by Katy Cowan, January 27 - 31,  Opening Reception: Thursday, January 30, 7-10 PM


Self-Titled  work by Rebecca Tull Yates, January 21 - 25, Closing Reception: Saturday, January 25, 4 - 7 PM