Events
  • Todd Bradford Richmond presents a solo exhibition of new paintings and installation for his Graduate Thesis at The Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art & Design, on view January 22 to February 1, 2017 (closes at 12noon on Feb 1). There will be an artist reception on Saturday, January 28, 2-6pm.

  • Tim Davis's wry photographs find the sublime in the quotidian. Whether shooting an abandoned pair of sneakers, the streets of a nameless suburb, or the corner of a framed painting in a museum, Davis captures the peripheral, everyday beauty of our daily life.

  • Under Armour on Campus

    Jan 24| Student Event
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    Career Services is hosting Under Armour for Lunch & Learn and portfolio reviews. They are actively recruiting for paid summer internships and post grad employment in the following areas: Accessories Design Apparel Design Graphic Design – Apparel, Brand, Retail and Web Film & Video Production Footwear Design Technical Design, Patternmaking & Product Fit
  • Otis College of Art and Design and The Art and Design Department at California State University Dominguez Hills will be partnering to bring two Ceramics Artist, Diego Romero ('90) and Michael Sherrill to give a guest lecture and workshop demonstration to take place at both campuses in conjunction with the 73rd Scripps Ceramic Annua, curated by Joan Takayama-Ogawa (Otis College Faculty member).

  • Workshop at Otis College campus with ceramic artist, Michael Sherrill.

  • James Hannaham

    Jan 25| Lectures
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    James Hannaham is the author of the novels Delicious Foods, which won the 2016 PEN/Faulkner Award, and God Says No, a Stonewall Honor Book and a Lambda Literary Award finalist.

  • Asher Hartman is an interdisciplinary artist, playwright and director whose work at the junction of visual art and theater centers on the exploration of the self in relation to Western histories and ideologies. 

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Continuing Education Course



Fundamentals of 3-Dimensional Design


An introduction to elements and principles of three-dimensional form and space. Course provides the essential foundation for all three-dimensional design and fine arts areas including interior design, furniture, toy, jewelry, furniture, and sculpture. Explores elements of shape, form, line, space, texture, and value as they relate to specific visual functions.

Students learn to effectively utilize space, mass, light, and shadow, while using a variety of additive and subtractive construction materials and techniques. Includes hands-on assignments; students create final project in own area interest. Covers safe and practical use of power and hand tools.

Prerequisite: None

First class materials: Notebook, 18" plastic grid ruler, 2H pencil, eraser, sharp Exacto or utility knife, 12" metal ruler or other durable edge to cut against, 18"x24" chipboard (or other tough cutting surface,) low-tack tape, scissors, four pieces white 2-ply 22"x30" Bristol board, five pieces of 18"x24" stiff white paper (to cut, fold, bend,) plastic sheeting to cover 3' table surface.


There are no sections for this course for this semester.
Course Details
Course Code: XINT7001
Meetings: 10
Credit Hours: 1
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