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  • Otis Radio Olympics

    May 03| Special Event

    Otis Radio students Bree Miller, Natasha Carovska and Rania Ann Zahir present Otis Radio Olympics.

    Play Games and Win Prizes!

    Come join them outside to relieve your stress from finals by playing Musical Chairs, Red Light Green Light, Simon Says, and other beloved childhood games.  Or listen to the live broadcast on 96.1FM.

  • Graduate Public Practice 
    2016 MFA Degree Presentations

    Henderson Blumer
    Jeanette Degollado
    Margarethe Drexel
    Tonya Ingram
    Jenny Kane
    Shefali Mistry
    Beth Ann Morrison
    Catherine SCOTI Scott


    Tuesday May 3, 7 – 9:00 p.m. 

    Shefali Mistry leads Michelada Think Tank event on artists of color

  • For decades, the Los Angeles–based artist Lita Albuquerque has blurred distinctions between Land art and Light and Space on increasingly grander scales, whether it be building installations surrounding the pyramids in Egypt or placing sculptures across Antarctica to mirror the formation of the stars. Her cosmic explorations continue with two new bodies of work that are currently being shown at Kohn Gallery in Hollywood, from January 9 through February 27, 2016, and at USC’s Fisher Museum of Art, from January 26 through April 10, 2016.

  • Karaoke Kart

    May 05| Special Event

    Otis Radio students, Caroline Dillon, Ibrahim Ghulam and Forouzan Safari, present The Karaoke Kart! Join them for a sing-a-long on the 4th floor of Ahmanson, or listen to the live radio broadcast in the Cafe (or on 96.1 FM).

  • Otis Fine Arts presents For The Time Being, the 2016 BFA Senior Exhibition. The show will run May 9-15 with a public reception on Saturday, May 14, 6-9 pm.


Upcoming Exhibitions

Gallery Closed May 16 - September 22, 2016
The gallery is closed for the summer while the campus reorganizes to inhabit new buildings. The gallery will remain in the same location, and reopen in September 2016.

Polly Apfelbaum

September 23 - December 4, 2016
Polly Apfelbaum: Face Geometries and Naked Eyes
Color is the key element in New York-based artist Polly Apfelbaum’s (b. 1955) work, both visually and structurally. For Face Geometries and Naked Eyes, Apfelbaum will design a new site-specific carpet installation, and will work with artisan weavers in Oaxaca, Mexico to produce four 13 x 25 foot large rugs. The design is inspired by a 700 square foot mosaic Apfelbaum encountered in Otranto, Italy that explores creation mythologies; as well as LA’s rich history in New Age spirituality, and Alejandro Jodorowsky’s film Holy Mountain. In addition to the new floor pieces, the exhibition will also include ceramic and wooden face sculptures produced between 1987-2016 – many of which have never before been exhibited. Visitors will be invited to take their shoes off and spend time in the installation. This will be Apfelbaum’s first solo institutional show in Los Angeles over her almost 30 year career. Artist's website http://www.pollyapfelbaum.com/

January 2017 | Anna Craycroft
Multidisciplinary artist Anna Craycroft will organize programming in the Ben Maltz Gallery. Mining fields like education, cinema, psychology, literature and art history, Craycroft examines cultural models for fostering individuality. Through drawings, paintings, videos, sculptures, furniture, installations, books, workshops, and curatorial projects, she works thematically on a single thesis over a series of exhibitions. http://annacraycroft.com/

April 2017 | Suzan Pitt
Mini-retrospective of the LA-based experimental animator and painter Suzan Pitt. Pitt has taught at Cal Arts for about 15 years and is a bit of a hidden gem in LA.




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