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  • Sarah Manguso

    Oct 01| Lectures
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    Sarah Manguso is the author, most recently, of The Guardians: An Elegy for a Friend, named one of the top ten books of the year by Salon. Her previous book, the memoir The Two Kinds of Decay, was named an Editors’ Choice by the New York Times Sunday Book Review and short-listed in the UK for the Wellcome Trust Book Prize and long-listed for the Royal Society Winton Prize. Her other books include the story collection Hard to Admit and Harder to Escape, and the poetry collections Siste Viator and The Captain Lands in Paradise.

  • Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artist, Jennifer Steinkamp.

    Thursday, October 2nd 11:15am - 12:30pm

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

     

  • OR GALLERY
    10455 JEFFERSON BLVD.
    CULVER CITY, CA 90232
  • Pae White

    Oct 07| Lectures
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    Pae White was born in 1963 in Pasadena, California. She lives and works in Los Angeles. She received her M.F.A. from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and her B.A. from Scripps College in Claremont, California. She also studied at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine. Recent solo exhibition venues include Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne; galleria francesca kaufmann, Milan; the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand; the Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver; greengrassi, London; and 1301PE, Los Angeles.

  • Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artist, Paradise Garage.

    Thursday, October 9th 11:15am - 12:30pm

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

     
  • Jennifer Moon

    Oct 14| Lectures
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    Artist, Adventurer, and Revolutionary 

    Phoenix Rising, Part 2: Eros vs. Agape is on view now in Made in L.A. 2014 at the Hammer Museum through Sept. 7th! 
  • ALUMNI EVENT

    The Otis Alumni Council invites you to a reception and artist talk with alumnus Sandow Birk (’89) hosted by Council member Eleana Del Rio (’89) at her art gallery.

    Sandow Birk: American Qur’an  is the final exhibition culminating a nine-year project to create an illuminated manuscript of the Holy Qur’an. Birk will discuss this series and his career with art historian, art critic and Otis faculty member Dr. Jeanne Willette.

     

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Continuing Education Course

SEM: 39


Introduction to Fashion Design


This course focuses on the organization of the world of fashion and tells the whole story of the fashion business. The course covers how fashion apparel is designed, manufactured, marketed, and distributed.

The course is designed to capture the dynamics of the fashion industry, with its many components and possible career opportunities. The various global suppliers to apparel manufacturers and the new technological changes within the world of fashion are also an important part of how the World of fashion is interrelated.

Students are encouraged to investigate this ever changing industry and the retail market it serves and analyze the results. Historical strategies of the past have set current strategies; is it working? How do consumer demands interrelate with a designer's job? It is important for design students to understand all levels of product development, as all components are interrelated.

Prerequisite: none

First class materials: Fashion Design, 3rd Edition by Sue Jenkyn Jones; ISBN # 9781856696197, may be purchased from Amazon or at the book store in the California Market Center.

Course Details
Course Code: XFSH3000
Meetings: 12
Credit Hours: 1
Lab:
Section 1 Fashion Design
Instructor: Shpetim Zero
Meeting Day(s): Saturday
Meeting Time(s): 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): September 06, 2014  -  November 22, 2014
No Meeting/Special Note:
Class Size: 18
Meeting Room:
Location: California Market Center
110 E 9th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015-1744
Registration
Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 35165 $395  
Certificate 35166 $430  
Credit 35167 $1250  
11 of 18 seats available (last 2 seats are not available online)
Early bird = $50 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT on courses $395 or more (ends at Open House).
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