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  • 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.

  • Adam Linder is a choreographer based between Berlin and Los Angeles, working both in theatre and visual art contexts. He has been developing a dance based  format he calls Choreographic Services since 2013. This aspect of his work is focused on underscoring real time and economic conditions that are integral to the discipline of  choreography. At Otis Linder will introduce this format both conceptually and practically, discussing why 'servicing' is the relevant way for his work to publicly engage.  




    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.
    October 15, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
  • 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


Continuing Education Course

SEM: 42

Draping I

Students learn the basic principles of draping on the dress form including style lines, fit, and balance. Studio instruction includes preparing muslin, marking, and truing finished bodices and skirts.

Prerequisite: XFSH3019 Sewing I

First class materials: 1 yard muslin, fabric scissors, #17 plain straight pins, pin cushion, tape measure, #2 pencil, 2" x 18” clear ruler, notebook
Required text – The Art of Fashion Draping, (3rd or 4th Edition, Amaden-Crawford)

Course Details
Meetings: 12
Credit Hours: 1
Lab: $35
Section 1 Fashion Design
Instructor: Pam Banks
Meeting Day(s): Saturday
Meeting Time(s): 2:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): September 12, 2015  -  December 05, 2015
No Meeting/Special Note: no mtg: November 28, 2015
Class Size: 14
Meeting Room:
Location: California Market Center
110 E 9th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015-1744
Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 35186 $435  
Certificate 35187 $475  
Credit 35188 $1320  
6 of 14 seats available (last 2 seats are not available online)
Early bird = $50 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT on courses $435 or more (ends at Open House).
* 2.75% fee to pay online. Read More
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