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  • A temporary gallery store featuring alumni artists and designers, curated by Robert Apodaca, Owner, Fifth Floor Gallery.

     

    Reception for Alumni and Friends of Otis
    July 25, 3-5pm
    RSVP Required

  • Trials and Troubles

    Jul 25| Special Event
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    Rachel Kushner, Benjamin Weissman, Tom Brosseau; Marcel Dzama, Welcome to the Land of the Bat, 2008 (detail)

    Saturday July 25, 7pm, Free
    Trials and Troubles: A Night of Songs and Stories with Tom Brosseau, Rachel Kushner, and Benjamin Weissman

  • Otis Books is pleased to publish Tim Erickson’s debut collection of poetry, Egopolis, a textual journey through destruction, resistance, city, and the Ego, from ancient times to the present day. Erickson’s work has appeared in the Chicago Review, Western Humanities Review, and the Salt Anthology of New Writing. He lives in Salt Lake City.

  • Otis Graduate Writing students will read from their works-in-progress.

  • David Treuer is an Ojibwe Indian from Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota and currently teaches at USC. He is the author of the novels Little, The Hiawatha, The Translation of Dr. Apelles, named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post, as well as a critical work, Native American Fiction: A User's Manual. In 2012, he published another nonfiction work, Rez Life.

  • 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.

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Continuing Education Course

SEM: 41


Illustrating Children's Books: An Intermediate Course


This course focuses on illustrating novels, graphic novels, series books, and digital books for childrens. Designed as a job shopper’s training and critique group, students in this intermediate/advanced course research the field by submitting proposals and connecting with art directors at magazines, zines, and publishers. Through hands-on assignments, lectures, and critiques, students continue to examine aesthetic and technical aspects including text analysis, concept development, character studies, and story boarding. Also covers portfolio preparation and how to get jobs in today’s market.

Prerequisite: XILU6009 Illustrating Children’s Books or consent of instructor

First class materials: Note-taking materials Also, please bring any rough sketches you would like to discuss, as well as a children’s book, which has caught your fancy!


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