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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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Ben Maltz Gallery Radar

Jul 16, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
“Robin Mitchell lives and works in Santa Monica, California. She received both her BFA (1972) and MFA (1974) from the California Institute of the Arts. While an undergraduate student at Cal Arts, she was a member of the Feminist Art Program and worked on the historic Womanhouse Project. She is a recipient of the California [...]
Jul 10, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Motoko Kamada was born in Japan and moved to Los Angeles a number of years ago. Her studio is in her home which is reminiscent of the quaint houses seen in the bay area.  Upon entering I was immediately drawn to the tranquility of the space where dozens of paintings filled her studio walls. Using [...]
Jul 2, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Ben Jackel works mainly with clay in what would seem to be a mold process, but surprisingly is done mostly by hand and lathe.  The sculptures Jackel creates are often tributes to family members passed, even though you would never think of that by just looking at them; including pieces like the fire hydrants that [...]
Jul 2, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Judy Stabile is one of the few female artists to come out of the Light and Space Movement.  Her paintings and sculptures incorporate glass, acrylic and spray paint, and sometimes metallic paints that play with the light in the room.  The visual effects are stunning as the two-dimensional surface takes on the life and breath [...]
Jul 2, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Otis faculty member, Kiki Sammarcelli, loves Broadway theater and was even part of the Woman’s Building community back in the day.  Her paintings are rich in color and often include elaborate floral patterns.  Recently she began incorporating collage in her practice as well.  Her studio is in the old boiler room at Helms Bakery in [...]
Jul 2, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Pam Posey has brought the world of rocks to life with over 40 rock paintings, stories and relocations.  By relocations, I mean actually taking a rock and moving it sometimes half way around the world.  Posey started the rock portraits during her one month stay at the Nes Artist Residency in Iceland.  The rock portraits [...]
Jul 2, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Kate Harding’s studio is currently located in an old fire station in Inglewood.  With its high ceilings and brick walls, it is only missing the fire poll.  Harding’s newest video work is a meditation on time and place and the effects they have on consciousness.  A native of Missouri, Harding uses the woods she grew [...]
Jun 24, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
On Saturday, June 1, 2013, the final day of the Freeway Studies #1: This Side of the 405 exhibition, Meg Linton and Jeseca Dawson led the second bus tour for 24 Otis community members.  We visited seven amazing artists, including: Chuck Arnoldi, Drew Dominick, Marc Fichou, Linda King, Cindy Kolodziejski, Tia Pulitzer, and Sarah Vanderlip.  Along [...]
Jun 13, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
I first met Warren Neidich in New York in the mid-1990s and I was thrilled to find out that he’s in LA in a studio near the new Culver City metro station. As usual with Warren, he is working with a variety of media and on multiple ventures at once. He shared a number of[...]
Jun 11, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
David Lloyd has his studio in Baldwin Hills, but we met over at Gallery KM in Santa Monica on the last day of his solo exhibition of paintings and works on paper called “Two Electric Desires.” It was a crazy morning. All of David’s surfing buddies were calling because of the large swell rolling through,[...]

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