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  • Charlotte Cotton

    “Photography is Magic!”

     

  • 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

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Jun 11, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Again, making the rounds with Carolyn Peter, we visited with artist Rebecca Tull who presented her recent photographic and video work. She gave us a brief introduction to her background having focused her undergraduate studies on women in spirituality, spent nearly three years living in a monastery and her interest in using her mind and[...]
Jun 11, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Elana Mann introduced us to the ritualized performance work of Amanda Yates. I visited the studio with Carolyn Peter. It was a warm day and before we entered her work space, Amanda gave us a tasty green cool homemade elixir laden with fresh cilantro and the right amount of spice. We learned of her book[...]
Jun 11, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
My first encounter with Christina Ondrus’ work was through this amazing project called Knowledges that took place at Mt. Wilson in June 2012. Right now, she is working on a book of images and text exploring synchronicity and the residue of history inspired by her travels to France. Her series of “All Encompassing” graphite drawings[...]
Jun 11, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
In researching another project that Carolyn Peter and I are organizing for Fall 2013 called “Tapping the Third Realm,” we made a visit to Tom Wudl’s downtown studio. Every time I visit downtown around SCIARC and Molino Street, the construction and vitality amazes me compared to what it was in the mid to late 1980s[...]
May 18, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Writing This Side of the 405 was a live and online poetry and prose reading of 25 writers from the Westside of Los Angeles in conjunction with the exhibition Freeway Studies #1: This Side of the 405.  Writers in order of appearance: Linda Albertano, Therese Bachand, Bruce Bauman, Guy Bennett (Faculty), Leonardo Campaner (’13), Alicia[...]
May 17, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Laurie Raskin received her BFA and MFA from California Institute of the Arts in the 70′s and 80′s where she specialized in graphics, printmaking and photography.  After school, she worked designing album covers, murals for stores, fabrics and graphics for various companies.  In 1984, she was one of the 12 artists chosen to design one[...]
May 17, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Ruth Weisberg’s studio is not too far from one of my favorite places on Washington Blvd, Samosa House. Ruth is a longtime Los Angeles based painter and was very involved in the Woman’s Building.  She continues to have a significant impact in the community with her teaching and work at USC. She is represented by[...]
Apr 26, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
On Saturday, April 20, 2013, Meg Linton and Jeseca Dawson led a bus tour with 22 Otis community members to some amazing Westside artists’ studios. We really appreciated that this group of artists, collectors, and curators was game for anything and everything because we had a jam-packed schedule. We organize these trips in conjunction with[...]
Apr 26, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Freeway Studies #1: This Side of the 405 opened on Saturday, April 13, 2013 with great fanfare as part of Otis’ newly coined Spring Festival featuring the New Admitted Students Reception, the 2nd Annual Otis Kite Festival, and the Graduate Studios Open House.  Just before the exhibition doors opened to the public, the OTIS Board[...]

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