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  • Warren Neidich

    Aug 28| Lectures

    Warren Neidich is a Berlin and Los Angeles based post-conceptual artist, theorist and writer who explores the interfaces between cultural production, brain research and cognitive capitalism. “Art Before Philosophy not After”. His interdisciplinary works combines photographic, video, internet downloads, scotch tape  and noise installations.


  • Rendering female models and celebrities on large-scale canvases and with quick, expressive brushstrokes, painter Katherine Bernhardt examines representations of beauty in mainstream media and fashion photography. She paints her subjects with severe, exaggerated features and emaciated limbs that sometimes morph into abstraction, recalling the works of Pablo Picasso. “Some people ask if I hate the models I paint,” she says. “I say no, I don't hate them.

  • UpCycle Day 2014!

    Sep 03| Special Event

    Join us for the 3rd Annual UpCycle Day!

    Learn about the Resource Exchange

    Bring your excess supplies and materials to share and trade. 

    Stock up for the school year with Free supplies and materials. 

    Help divert our collective waste from ending up in landfills.


  • Jan Brandt

    Sep 04| Lectures
  • Joel Kyack

    Sep 09| Lectures
    JOEL KYACK Lives and works in Los Angeles.


  • A dynamic portrait of the life of computer prodigy Aaron Swartz who championed free speech and data sharing, this must-see documentary premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and was the opening night film at the 2014 Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. 

    We're excited the film’s director Brian Knappenberger will be our special guest speaker for the Q & A moderated by Movies that Matter series producers Judy Arthur and Perri Chasin after the screening. 

  • Koenraad Dedobbeleer lives and works in Brussels.



Corporate Partners


Mattel, the largest employer of Otis graduates, is a generous supporter of the College’s comprehensive campaign, and sponsors the Otis Report on the Creative Economy.

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Disney is a founding member of the Otis Sustainability Alliance and sponsors Research and Design projects.

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As a generous in-kind sponsor, Swarovski provides crystals for students’ designs featured at the Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show.

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Miss Me established annual scholarships at Otis.

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Cotton Inc. sponsors projects in the Fashion Design program and the Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show.


The Toy Industry Association supports scholarships and department initiatives in the Toy Design program.

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The Vons Foundation is a generous supporter of Summer of Art scholarships for high school students.

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Nike is a founding member of the Otis Sustainability Alliance, sponsors Research and Design projects, and established an endowed scholarship.

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City National Bank is a generous sponsor of the Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show and the Otis Report on the Creative Economy.

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Sony Pictures sponsors the Otis Report on the Creative Economy and provides scholarships for Otis students, K-12 teachers and students.

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Ovation has sponsored the Otis Report on the Creative Economy

Boeing has sponsored the Otis Report on the Creative Economy and helped pilot Otis’ Creative Action: Integrated Learning program.

CAbi supports Otis students through endowed and annual scholarships.