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  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Matthew Brandt, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
     
  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Kerry Tribe, an artist working primarily in film, video, and installation. Read more about her here.
  • You are invited to a Movies that Matter Special Screening of the powerful new film shaping the debate about rape on college campuses, The Hunting Ground, on Tuesday, September 15 at 7:15 PM in the Otis Forum.  The Hunting Ground is a startling exposé of sexual assaults on U.S. colleges, institutional cover-ups and the brutal social toll on the victims and their families from the Academy Award-nominated filmmaking team of Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering.
  • 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.

  • The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at OTIS College of Art and Design is pleased to announce a lecture by 

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Hassan Khan, an artist who lives and works in Cairo, Egypt. Read more about him here.

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

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Past Exhibitions 2007

Nancy Chunn: Media Madness
November 3, 2007 - January 18, 2008

Solo exhibition of New York based artist Nancy Chunn, Fall 2007 Jennifer Howard Coleman Distinguished Lecturer and Resident (JHCDLR) in the Fine Arts Department at Otis College of Art and Design. Chunn presents work including a painting entitled 9/11, a selection of work from her major series Front Pages, five new painting installations from Chicken Little and the Culture of Fear, a series that focuses ont he terrorism crisis and the panic perpetuated by the media. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts

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Do it Now: Live Green
August 25 - October 20, 2007

Exhibition of products, services, and design that focus on the home, featuring products made from renewable, recycled, and repurposed sources by individuals and companies who are manufacturing and distributing their goods with environmental integrity in our community. Curated by Colette Brooks of Big Imagination Group and Biobling, Meg Linton of Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis, and Yvette Roman of Beyond the Lawn.

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The Sims: In the Hands of the Artists
July 14 – August 11, 2007

Student exhibition featured works inspired by one of the world’s most popular games, The Sims™. Using The Sims™ as a creative toolbox, Otis’ young artists and designers created Machinima video pieces, stills, and art objects that extended beyond the virtual world. The exhibition showcased works produced for the Machinima and Art competition jointly held by Electronic Arts and Otis College of Art and Design. The challenge invited Otis students to produce pieces that fused the gaming and art fields and awarded based on expressive content, character development, art direction, originality, and use of music.

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Perspectives in the Crowd
June 20 - August 29, 2007 Bolsky

Presentation of  amateur films of one particular event - Daft Punk’s 2006 performance at the Coachella Music Festival in Indio, CA - displaying the many ways the public have catalogued their experiences on YouTube. Guest Curator Tucker Neel. www.tuckerneel.com

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Don Suggs: One Man Group Show
April 14 - June 23, 2007

Survey exhibition spanning 38 years of the work of Los Angeles based artist Don Suggs, showcasing Suggs' singular vision in multiple forms, this exhibition includes drawing, painting, photography, and sculpture from Suggs' major bodies of work. Co-curated by Doug Harvey, Artist and Art Critic for the LA Weekly, and Meg Linton, Director of the Ben Maltz Gallery. LA Louver

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The Moral Museum: Selections from the Bick Archive
January 20 - March 31, 2007

Multi-media installation created by New York artist Cindy Smith that began as a critical examination of Frank Capra’s classic 1946 film “It’s a Wonderful Life” and ends as a compelling reflection on the birth and history of the movement for Women’s Rights in America.

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