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  • Torbjørn Rødland is a Los Angeles-based photographer known for portraits, still lives and landscapes that transcend their often banal settings and motifs and move into the otherworldly. Since the late 1990s, his work has been exhibited widely.

     

    Image: Torbjørn-Rødland-courtesy-MACK-www.mackbooks.co.uk

     

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  • Composer Kubilay Üner offers a reactive experience with a live presentation of a new composition made in response to the exhibition Angie Bray: Shhhh. The performance will be interspersed with conversation between Üner and Bray.

  • Kathryn Andrews gets some of her best ideas driving around Los Angeles, where the visual contradictions she sees every day find their way into her art. Andrews, who is originally from Mobile, Alabama, is known for the commonplace objects she fabricates from highly polished and painted metal, into which she incorporates inexpensive or borrowed finds, including rented Hollywood props.

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    Los Angeles Premiere Screening of 

    The State of Creativity

    A Look into the Otis Report on the Creative Economy

    Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to announce the formation of a media partnership with KCETLink. The partnership will bring the 2014 Otis Report on the Creative Economy of the Los Angeles Region and the State of California into the digital age through an interactive, multi-platform presentation developed by, and for, KCETLink’s award-winning arts and culture series, Artbound.

  • Angie Bray is something of a Renaissance woman with a wide range of artistic abilities and interests encouraged and enriched by her upbringing and her liberal arts education. She spent her childhood in the countryside outside Philadelphia where she attended a girls’ school that emphasized music, drama, and art in addition to academics. She studied at La Sorbonne in Paris and earned a Bachelor of Arts from Sarah Lawrence College in New York, followed by a Masters in Education from Harvard University in Massachusetts.

  • Sean Cully

    Bolsky Gallery

    Otis College of Art and Design

    9045 Lincoln Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90045
    (310) 846-2614

     

  • Orange County Premiere Screening of 

    The State of Creativity

    A Look into the Otis Report on the Creative Economy

    Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to announce the formation of a media partnership with KCETLink. The partnership will bring the 2014 Otis Report on the Creative Economy of the Los Angeles Region and the State of California into the digital age through an interactive, multi-platform presentation developed by, and for, KCETLink’s award-winning arts and culture series, Artbound.

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Ben Maltz Gallery Radar

Apr 29, 2014
Freeway Studies
Capistran and Mandujano Billboard - smallThe Billboard Project for Freeway Studies #2: Inside the Quad is in full swing!  Billboards will be up through the entirety of the exhibition, April 12 – July 27, 2014.  For this project, we invited Inside the Quad artists to create three billboards that are located near Otis: Juan Capistrán and Hazel Mandujano, Farrah Karapetian, [more]
Apr 14, 2014
Freeway Studies
fs2 image2The Opening Reception for Freeway Studies #2: Inside the Quad, on April 12, included live music by Banda Filarmonica Alma del Valle, MFA Thesis exhibition by David Del Francia, and 2014 BFA Juniors Juried Exhibition. All events occurred at Otis College of Art and Design in the Ben Maltz Gallery, Bolsky Gallery, and Fine Arts [more]
Jan 7, 2014
Freeway Studies
OTIS Grad StudiosThe Otis Graduate Students studying in the Fine Arts Program, as well as the second-year of the Public Practice Program, have personal studio spaces at Culver City location on West Jefferson Blvd.  Here students cultivate a community, listen to visiting artist’s lectures, hold critiques, and invite the public in for occasional Open Studio events.  I [more]
Dec 20, 2013
Freeway Studies
Gina-LambGina Lamb has been doing Social Practice work before the term was coined. This was my first introduction to her practice and I was amazed by the depth and breadth of her projects and her genius and generosity. Most of her work these days is orchestrated through her role as Assistant Professor of Media Studies [more]
Dec 18, 2013
Freeway Studies
Steve-Hurd-6In the LA Times, art reviewer David Pagel said “Steve Hurd takes a shotgun approach to painting… .” Our visit was a rapid fire conversation through several bodies of work starting with his newest paintings inspired by his feline companions. This work will be shown in September at Rosamund Felsen Gallery. As we moved around the [more]
Dec 18, 2013
Freeway Studies
Christina-and-Cayetano-1Christina Sanchez and Cayetano Juarez have been working together on two major projects: “Break + Pausa” and  “TEQUIO AQUÍ, TEQUIO ALLÁ,” that are described in detail on their website.  We spent the majority of our visit together discussing their second and most recent project, Tequio Aquí, Tequio Allá (Tequio Here, Tequio There), which is a [more]
Talking to Action | Pacific Standard Time LA/LA
15379314846_e1ac3c6b99_oWhile in Mexico City, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Otis Lead Researcher & Curator Bill Kelley, Jr. asked researchers, directors, and artists, what is the relationship between community-based practice and the art world? Here are their responses: Alejandro Rincón Gutiérrez is a visual artist and cultural organizer, and coordinator of community services of Faro Tláhuac (Fábrica de Artes [more]
Talking to Action | Pacific Standard Time LA/LA
Daniela Ortiz & Xose Quiroga, Homenaje a los Caídos (Copia captura de video),
Madrid (2012)Por Nancy Garín (Barcelona) Este texto escrito a modo de presentación preliminar, busca articular una serie de ejemplos de activación artística, curatorial y de investigación en arte en torno a problemáticas relacionadas con la inmigración y los espacios sociales de debate política en el contexto del Estado Español en los últimos años. Esta aproximación nace [more]
Talking to Action | Pacific Standard Time LA/LA
Mapa Teatro, Re-corridos, 2003. Tomadas por interés académicos del archivo de Mapa Teatro.Por David Gutiérrez Castañeda (Cuidad de México) El artista y el etnógrafo sostienen, desde un inicio, miradas y pociones distintas sobre el mismo objeto o, en este caso, sobre los mismos sujetos. Por lo general, un científico social llega con hipótesis que serán objeto de verificación; el artista tiene, ante todo, intuiciones que le permitirán o no [more]
Talking to Action | Pacific Standard Time LA/LA
El Hombre de Maízby Bill Kelley, Jr. My first extensive Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA travel curiously began in Shanghai where I was a jury member for the International Public Art award. It was these intense series of conversations with people like Uta Meta Bauer, Lewis Biggs, Jay Pather, and Pooja Sood over the qualifying characteristics of what makes good [more]