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    SCREENING AND CONVERSATION with Margaret Prescod, Founder, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders and host of “Sojourner Truth” on Pacifica Radio’s KPFK.
    Nana Gyamfi, Lawyer-Black Lives Matter, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders.

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Oliver Payne, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Kimberli Meyer trained as an architect and an artist, and has been the director of the MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House in West Hollywood since 2002. She has initiated and curated many programs there, including the exhibitions How Many Billboards?

  • Industry Spotlight

    Oct 15| Special Event

    An advertising creative director for more than 25 years, Otis alumnus Josh Weltman was the Mad Men co-producer responsible for Don Draper's credibility as an advertising genius.

    Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the hit series, plus hear key insights from Weltman's new book Seducing Strangers: How to Get People to Buy What You're Selling.

  • Please join the Digital Media Department for a lecture by  Alina Chau.
    Chau is an Animator, Illustrator and Storyboard artist who has worked with Lucasfilm Animation, Technicolor Interactive Services, and Electronic Arts.  
    Alina Chau received her MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles. She spent over a decade working in the animation industry. Her most notable credit is on LucasFilm’s Emmy Award Winning program, “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.”
  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Yutaka Makino. He lives and works in Berlin.  Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • 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.




Admitted Student Reception, 12–5 pm | Goldsmith Campus
By Invitation Only

Gallery Opening Receptions

4–6 pm | Goldsmith Campus, Ben Maltz Gallery
Freeway Studies #2: Inside the Quad
With live music by Banda Filarmonica Alma del Valle

MFA Thesis exhibition by David Del Francia, Bolsky Gallery

2014 BFA Juniors Juried Exhibition, Galef Room 107

Open to the Public


3rd Annual Kite Festival

11 am–4 pm | Santa Monica Pier Beach

Design and fly a kite. Family event.
Open to the Public

Free Workshop
Plein Air Drawing with Otis faculty member Gary Geraths
11:00 am–2:00 pm | 1450 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, supplies included
Open to the Public


Graduate Open Studios

2–5 pm | MFA Fine Arts and Public Practice Studios
10455 Jefferson Blvd, Culver City 90232
Open to the Public

April 12
April 13
Special Event
Spring Fest
Open to the Public
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April 12 -
April 13
2014-04-12 00:00 2014-04-13 00:00
Special Event
Spring Fest
Open to the Public
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