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  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Ron Athey.  Read more about the artist here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Join Otis’ new President Bruce W. Ferguson and new Director of Galleries and Exhibitions Kate McNamara at a special reception for alumni and friends at the historic National Arts Club.

    Tuesday, October 6, 2015
    7:00 – 9:00 pm

    National Arts Club
    15 Gramercy Park South
    New York, NY 10003
    Business Casual attire is required by the National Arts Club
    For dress code information, visit: www.nationalartsclub.org (under About Us/FAQs)

  • 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?


Continuing Education Course

SEM: 42

Integrated Learning through Visual Art

Empower your students to think critically and creatively through interdisciplinary hands-on art projects that explore cultural identity, social, and political points of view. In this course, learn how to integrate the arts with core curriculum, while incorporating multiple approaches such as writing and art-making. Begin the day by viewing and discussing the current exhibition in Otis’ Ben Maltz Art Gallery, 3 Solo Projects: Audrey Chan, Elana Mann, and Chan & Mann. Through their Chinese and Jewish identities, Chan & Mann address cultural identity and political discourse with their collaborative multidisciplinary artwork. Engage in rich discussions through Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS), a research-based teaching method that centers on open-ended yet highly-structured discussions of visual art. VTS, used by many museums and arts organizations nationally, significantly increases students' critical thinking, language and literacy skills. Course covers themes and questions regarding contemporary art; provides ways to enrich student learning; and builds student’s self-confidence, motivation, and self-discipline.

Prerequisite: None

First class materials: Note-taking materials, collage materials (for example: photos, string, wire, cloth, paint, markers, boxes, etc.)

There are no sections for this course for this semester.
Course Details
Meetings: 1
Credit Hours: .5 CEU
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