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  • 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.

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

  • Exquisite Beauty is the first retrospective and publication to document the eye-dazzling ceramics created by Ralph Bacerra (1938–2008), a Los Angeles–based artist known for his innovative approach to surface embellishment. Curated by Jo Lauria, the exhibition features more than ninety of the artist’s finest pieces—dramatic, highly decorated vessels and sculptures that have never before been the focus of a major exhibition or publication.

  • Opening Reception for Ralph Bacerra: Exquisite Beauty

  • David Treuer is an Ojibwe Indian from Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota and currently teaches at USC. He is the author of the novels Little, The Hiawatha, The Translation of Dr. Apelles, named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post, as well as a critical work, Native American Fiction: A User's Manual. In 2012, he published another nonfiction work, Rez Life.

  • Angela Flournoy’s first novel The Turner House was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Her fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, and she has written for The New Republic, The Los Angeles Review of Books and elsewhere. Flournoy has taught at the University of Iowa and Trinity Washington University. She lives in Los Angeles.

  • Susan Choi’s first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction, and her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent novel, A Person of Interest, was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award. With David Remnick she co-edited the anthology Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker. A recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, and in 2010, the inaugural winner of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award, Choi lives in Brooklyn.

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Admission and Parking: Free 

Summer Hours effective May 30-August 29, 2015
Tuesday-Friday 10am-5pm | Thursday 10am-7pm | Saturday 12-4pm | Closed Sundays and Mondays
2015 Holiday Closures: May 23-25, July 3-6, Sep 5-7, Nov 25-30, Dec 21, 2015-Jan 4, 2016

Address and Parking
Otis College of Art and Design, 9045 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045 Google Map
The Ben Maltz Gallery is located on the ground level of the Bronya and Andy Galef Fine Arts Center on the Elaine and Bram Goldsmith Campus (Main Campus)

The parking structure is located on La Tijera Boulevard between Lincoln Blvd and Loyola Blvd. Gate arm lifts automatically. Park on Level 1 or above without a pass. To park on the ground level in Visitors Parking, obtain a parking pass from Security Guard located steps from the parking structure on the ground floor of the Ahmanson Building; or pre-print a parking pass at: http://www.otis.edu/visitor-parking-pass. Handicap Parking spaces do not need a parking pass.

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