• Intern Recruitment Day

    Mar 30| Special Event
    Continental breakfast will be from 8:00 – 8:45, interviews will take place from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Otis welcomes companies that are recruiting for Summer internships in the following areas: Architecture/Landscape/Interiors, Digital Media, Communications Arts, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Product Design, Toy Design.
  • A quintessentially Los Angeles artist, Larry Johnson has worked for over 4 decades investigating the inherent contradictions between the shiny surfaces and underlying cynical logics of American culture. His works reference the languages of animation (especially the fantasy worlds of Walt Disney), graphic and commercial design, and advertising.

  • A limited number of tickets are available to FUN HOME, an emotionally charged and poignant family drama, inspired by the graphic novel of the same name by Alison Bechdel, in which she explores her coming out and the suicide of her domineering father Bruce. Sign up in the Office of Student Activities located in the Student Life Center Room 150E.

  • Transfer Day

    Apr 01| Admissions

    At Transfer Day, prospective transfer students are invited to take a tour of campus, have their questions answered in a one-on-one appointment, and learn how to make a smooth transition to Otis College. If you are considering transferring into one of our programs, please join us on Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 12-3pm. 


  • Edgar Arceneaux was born in Los Angeles in 1972. He investigates historical patterns through drawings, installations, and multimedia events, such as the reenactment of Ben Vereen’s tragically misunderstood blackface performance at Ronald Reagan’s 1981 Inaugural Gala.

  • Rejuvenating Yoga

    Apr 04| Student Event

    All students and Otis College community welcomed and encouraged to participate. Visiting artist Catherine Tingey facilitates the Yoga class!

  • The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to announce the George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture REDUX.5 by Michiel Riedijk at MOCA.


    Michiel Riedijk regularly lectures at universities, cultural institutions and symposia worldwide. His theories and writings on architecture have gained international recognition from fellow architects and scholars. The work of Neutelings Riedijk Architects has received worldwide appreciation through numerous publications, international awards and exhibitions around the world. - Neutelings Riedijk Architects



“MEMBA MI TELL YU” (Listen Up, Take Note)


Opening Reception | April 6, 2017 | 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Performance 7:00 p.m. | The Bolsky Gallery

Panel conversation discussing| Art, Activism & Climate Change | 8, 2017 | 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. | The Otis Forum 

 The Bolsky Gallery | April 4-10, 2017 | Gallery open daily 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


International | Los Angeles based visual and performance artist, Yrneh Gabon Brown, will present his first major operetta/exhibition Panel discussion on April 4-10, 2017, at the Otis College of Arts and Design. Memba Mi Tell Yu (listen up, take note) is an operetta/exhibition consisting of performances utilizing songs, poetry and dance.

The exhibition will address Climate Change and its effect on the ecosystem in California. With various components including sculptures and objects creating the structure for the exhibition.  The libretto will be carried through voice, movement, video projections, and objects. Audience members will be participating in the last supper installation through food served in handmade ceramic vessels.

The California wildfires are a constant challenge and a great contributor to climate change to date, and this poses several challenges to the ecosystem. Considering what is at stake Yrneh, is determined to use visual and performance art to further this environmental awareness project. ‘More specifically, “I am interested in using the life of the dragonfly, as a motif to investigate and explore the changes in the ecosystems. The continuous California wildfires are undoubtedly contributing to climate change, and so we must get involved at all levels; politically, socially, and scientifically will be addressed in Memba Me Tell Yu (Listen up, Take Note).” Yrneh added.

Yrneh Gabon Brown, is a Mixed Media Artist and Social Activist. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California, Roski School of Art, BFA (HONS) and Otis College of Arts and Design (MFA final year candidate) and lives in Los Angeles, California.

Reservation E-Mail:

For personal interviews contact:

Yrneh Gabon | FB @yrnehgabon 

April 2017
GFA Exhibition: Yrneh Gabon Brown
6:00PM - 9:00PM Bolsky Gallery
Sponsored by
Graduate Fine Arts
April 2017
2017-04-06 18:00 2017-04-06 21:00
GFA Exhibition: Yrneh Gabon Brown
6:00PM - 9:00PM | Bolsky Gallery
9045 Lincoln Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045