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  • Silke Otto-Knapp is a painter and associate professor of painting and drawing at UCLA. 
     
    She has had recent one-person exhibitions at Overduin and Kite, Los Angeles; Galerie Buchholz, Berlin; the Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive; Greengrassi, London; Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London; Kunstverein Munich, Germany; Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York; the Banff Centre, Canada; Modern Art Oxford, UK; and Tate Britain, London.
     
  • Sergej Jensen

    Mar 31| Lectures
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    Sergej Jensen’s work draws on a wide range of materials and formal references. Primarily known for his textile works, his lyrical compositions incorporate a variety of fabrics, from burlap and linen to silk and wool.
     
    He recently exhibited his work in the show "Classic" at Regen Projects, and his work is also included in LACMA's show "Variations: Conversations in and around Abstract Painting.”
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  • Otis College of Art and Design Fine Arts Department presents the film collaborative from Berlin OJOBOCA.

     

    Thursday April 2nd, 2015
    7pm in Ahmanson Hall, lower-level screening room.
    9045 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

     

  • Chen Tamir is a distinguished Israeli curator and art writer based in Tel Aviv, where she works at the Center for Contemporary Art. She was listed by Artslant as one of 15 curators to watch in 2015. Until recently she was based in New York working as an independent curator and also as Executive Director of Flux Factory, a non-profit arts center in Queens, NY, where she founded an acclaimed residency program and set up a thriving institution. Chen holds an M.A. from Bard College's Center for Curatorial Studies, a B.A. in Anthropology, and a B.F.A. in Visual Art from York University.

  • Rea Tajiri

    Apr 07| Lectures
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    Rea Tajiri is a New York based filmmaker and educator who has written and directed an eclectic body of dramatic, experimental, and documentary films currently in commercial and educational distribution. She is also an Associate Professor at Temple University in the Film Media Arts Department.
     
    Learn more about the artist here.
     
  • Dusk to Dusk

    Apr 11| Exhibition
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    James Aldridge, The Gathering, 2010, Acrylic on canvas


    Dusk to Dusk: Unsettled, Unraveled, Unreal

    April 11 - July 26, 2015  |  Gallery Hours: Tue-Fri 10-5 / Thu 10-7 / Sat-Sun 12-4

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Continuing Education Course

SEM: 40


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 9H or 9B; 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 Beverly Bledsoe: 18x24” ROUGH NEWSPRINT PAD 18 x 24 in. 50 Sheets, STRATHMORE DRAWING PAD 18 x 24 in. 80lb. 24 Sheets, Sketchbook 9"x12", Drawing Board 20 x 24 inch with clips, 4 Graphite Pencils – 2H, 2B, 4B, 6B, 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, BLENDING STUMP Medium size., 24" Metal ruler, Plastic Angle Finder ( “gonimeter” ) optional, Box 12-24 Verithin Colored Pencils, Pentel Oil Pastels set 48
Optional items to buy separately:
*PORTFOLIO Any size that will fit 18x24” paper
Prices vary *STORAGE BOX (student choice)

Course Details
Course Code: XDWG1001
Meetings: 10
Credit Hours: 1
Lab:
Section 1
Instructor: Beverly Bledsoe
Meeting Day(s): Sunday
Meeting Time(s): 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): February 01, 2015  -  May 03, 2015
No Meeting/Special Note: no mtg: 3/22 & 4/5
Class Size: 20
Meeting Room:
Location: Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045-3505
Registration
Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 15341 $395  
Certificate 15342 $430  
Credit 15343 $1250  
4 of 20 seats available (last 2 seats are not available online)
Early bird = $50 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT on courses $395 or more (ends at Open House).
* 2.75% fee to pay online. Read More
Section 2
Instructor: Ken Jones
Meeting Day(s): Tuesday
Meeting Time(s): 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): February 03, 2015  -  April 28, 2015
No Meeting/Special Note: no mtg: March 17, 2015
Class Size: 20
Meeting Room:
Location: Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045-3505
Registration
Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 15344 $395  
Certificate 15345 $430  
Credit 15346 $1250  
-1 of 20 seats available (last 2 seats are not available online)
Early bird = $50 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT on courses $395 or more (ends at Open House).
* 2.75% fee to pay online. Read More
Section 3
Instructor: Lisa Adams
Meeting Day(s): Sunday
Meeting Time(s): 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): February 01, 2015  -  May 03, 2015
No Meeting/Special Note: no mtg: 3/22 & 4/5
Class Size: 20
Meeting Room:
Location: Mid Wilshire Studio
6124 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Registration
Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 15347 $395  
Certificate 15348 $430  
Credit 15349 $1250  
3 of 20 seats available (last 2 seats are not available online)
Early bird = $50 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT on courses $395 or more (ends at Open House).
* 2.75% fee to pay online. Read More
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