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  • Jillian Mayer is an artist and filmmaker living in South Florida. Her video works and performances have been premiered at galleries and museums internationally such as MoMA, MoCA:NoMi, BAM, Bass Museum, the Contemporary Museum of Montreal with the Montreal Biennial (2014) and film festivals such as Sundance, SXSW, and the New York Film Festival. She was recently featured in Art Papers, ArtNews and Art Forum discussing identity, Internet and her artistic practices and influences.
  • York Chang (b. 1973, St. Louis, MO) is an interdisciplinary artist who uses forensic and archival information systems as supports for poetic gestures and alternate histories, in order to interrogate the aesthetic conventions of authority which often serve to blur the line between fiction and reality. He earned both his BFA (1996) and Juris Doctorate (2001) from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). York Chang lives and works in Los Angeles, CA, and is represented by Greene Exhibitions. 
     
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  • Oliver Kellhammer is an independent artist, writer and researcher, who seeks, through his botanical interventions and social art practice, to demonstrate nature’s surprising ability to recover from damage. His recent work has focused on the psychosocial effects of climate change, cleaning up contaminated soils, reintroducing prehistoric trees to landscape damaged by industrial logging and cataloging the ecology of brownfield ecologies. He currently works as a lecturer in sustainable systems at Parsons in New York City.
     
  • Emily Kendal Frey is the author of the poetry collections The Grief Performance, selected for the Cleveland State Poetry Center's 2010 First Book Prize by Rae Armantrout, and Sorrow Arrow, as well as the the chapbooks Frances, The New Planet, and Airport. The winner of the Poetry Society of America's Norma Farber First Book Award, Frey's poetry has appeared in the journals Octopus and the Oregonian. She lives in Portland.

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  • In this performance I try to summarize In search of past time with my own words, as a story of another time which reveals itself contemporary. I deliver my own intimate and personal perception of this book which radiates in my life. Each performance is another opportunity to explore different zones of the book, proceeding at random, inspired by an aleatory and fickle memory. 
     
  • The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to announce the George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture REDUX.4 by IÑAKI ÁBALOS

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Continuing Education Course

EARLYBIRD ENDS: Jan 11, 2016 00:00:00


Drawing & Composition


This beginning course develops skills in the elements of drawing and composition. Through demonstration, class exercises, and critiques, students explore concepts including contour line, cross contour, modeling, uses of marks to show form and space, perspective, scale and measurement, and positive/negative space.

Prerequisite: None

First class materials for Jones: Drawing board; 18”x24” sketchpad (Strathmore, Canson, Aquabee;) 11”x14” sketchbook; Charcoal pencils: hard (HB or B), medium (2B or 4B), soft (6B or 8B); Pastel pencils: Faber-Castell “PITT” or Stabilo “CarbOthello” pencils, NO Conte’ pastel pencils; Pastel colors: dark sephia in PITT and one or two other dark earth-tones, blues, reds; Colored pencils: Faber-Castell “Polychromos” and Berol “Prismacolor” Colors: two or three in dark colors (black, reds, blues, etc.; Do not get watercolor versions of these pencils;) Kneaded rubber eraser; Eraser shield; Razor blades; Small piece #100 sandpaper (3”x4”); Chamois; 18”x2” “See-Thru Ruler” (plastic)

First class materials for Adams: One box of Staedler Mars graphite pencils 6H or 8B; one roll of drafting tape or artists tape (low tack tape), ½” thick; one Staedler Mars white plastic eraser; one pencil sharpener; one Masonite drawing board with two clips and pink rubber band (large enough to hold an 18”x24” sketch pad; one 18”x24” Strathmore recycled drawing tablet (dark green cover) or Strathmore drawing tablet (brown cover)

First class materials for Bledsoe: Bring camera to each class
18x24” ROUGH NEWSPRINT PAD 18 x 24 in. 50 Sheets
STRATHMORE DRAWING PAD 18 x 24 in. 80lb., 1 sheet Canson "Mi Tientes" 19 x25 (Steel or Felt Gray) paper
Sketchbook, 9"x12"
Drawing Board 20 x 24 inch with 2 large clips
Retractable breakaway knife
Graphite Pencils – 2H, HB, 2B, 4B, 6B
Ebony pencil
DESIGN KNEADED ERASER Grey x-large
STAEDTLR MARS PLASTC Eraser
Extra Soft VINE CHARCOAL Soft, package of 3
GENERALS CHARCOAL STICKS Package- 2B
GENERALS Charcoal Pencils– HB, 2B, 4B
CHAMOIS 5 x 7”
PENCIL SHARPNER Metal
24" Metal ruler
Box 12-24 PRISMACOLOR Colored Pencils
Pentel Oil Pastels set 48 (or better brand)
Drafting Tape
Workable Fixative
*PORTFOLIO any size that will fit 18x24” paper
Prices vary *STORAGE BOX (student choice)
OPTIONAL TEXT: DRAWING FROM OBSERVATION, Brian Curtis, McGraw Hill Higher Education,c 2002, ISBN: 0-07-241024-8

Course Details
Course Code: XDWG1001
Meetings: 12
Credit Hours: 1
Lab:
Section 1 Foundation Course
Instructor: Beverly Bledsoe
Meeting Day(s): Sunday
Meeting Time(s): 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): January 31, 2016  -  April 24, 2016
No Meeting/Special Note: No mtg: 3/27/16
Class Size: 20
Meeting Room:
Location: Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045-3505
Registration
Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 15334 $435  
Certificate 15335 $475  
Credit 15336 $1320  
10 of 20 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
Section 2 Foundation Course
Instructor: Ken Jones
Meeting Day(s): Tuesday
Meeting Time(s): 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): February 02, 2016  -  April 26, 2016
No Meeting/Special Note: No mtg: 3/22/16
Class Size: 20
Meeting Room:
Location: Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045-3505
Registration
Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 15337 $435  
Certificate 15338 $475  
Credit 15339 $1320  
5 of 20 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
Section 3 Foundation Course
Instructor: Lisa Adams
Meeting Day(s): Sunday
Meeting Time(s): 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): January 31, 2016  -  April 24, 2016
No Meeting/Special Note: No mtg: 3/27/16
Class Size: 20
Meeting Room:
Location: Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045-3505
Registration
Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 15340 $435  
Certificate 15341 $475  
Credit 15342 $1320  
2 of 20 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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