• Ruby Neri is a sculptor, painter, and former street artist from San Francisco and Los Angeles, California, known for her evocative portrayal of horses.

  • Otis in NYC
    October 27, 2016 
    6 - 8 pm 
    Franklin Parrasch Gallery
    53 East 64 Street
    New York, NY 10065

    Otis College President Bruce W. Ferguson is coming to NYC! 
    Please come say hello and visit with your fellow alumni and friends of Otis College of Art and Design.
    Drinks and hors d'oeuvres.


  • Lecture takes place at 356 S. Mission Rd., co-presented with Ben Maltz Gallery in conjunction with the exhibition Polly Apfelbaum: Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes.

    New York-based critic and independent curator Bob Nickas presents his musings on one hundred paintings, choosing one from each year from 1915-2015.

  • Bob Nickas

    Oct 31| Lectures

    Bob Nickas is a critic and independent curator based in New York, having organized more than ninety exhibitions since 1984.
    He was Curatorial Advisor at P.S.1/MoMA in New York between 2004-07, where his exhibitions include: 
    Lee Lozano: Drawn From Life; 
    William Gedney—Christopher Wool: Into the Night; 
    Stephen Shore: American Surfaces; 
    Wolfgang Tillmans: Freedom From The Known. 

  • Looking at the recent works of Sebastian Stumpf one finds an interplay between performance and the recording of performance, between the execution of a physical act and the documentation of it by means of a camera. [He] operates in two distinct realms: in the empty spaces of contemporary art institutions and in urban settings with their preexisting orders. […] An inconspicuous architectural detail suddenly becomes the catalyst for a physical exploit…. The art gallery becomes a space for action.

  • Passionate Voices Expressed in Sound Bearing Plastic: An Evening with Collector Richard Shelton

  • Zackary Drucker is an independent artist, cultural producer, and trans woman who breaks down the way we think about gender, sexuality, and seeing. She has performed and exhibited her work internationally in museums, galleries, and film festivals including the Whitney Biennial 2014, MoMA PS1, Hammer Museum, Art Gallery of Ontario, MCA San Diego, and SF MoMA, among others. Drucker is an Emmy-nominated Producer for the docu-series This Is Me, as well as a Producer on Golden Globe and Emmy-winning Transparent.


Faculty Member

Continuing Education Faculty

Dawn Hollingsworth

MBA, Pepperdine University; BFA in Drama, Theatre Design, and Technical Production, University of Oklahoma. Ms. Hollingsworth is Managing Design Principal and Chief Financial Officer for Visual Terrain, Inc., where she is responsible for business development and design direction for a variety of commercial and mixed-use projects including interior architectural, retail, exhibits, exterior landscape and hardscape, themed entertainment, attractions, and theatre consulting. She is a certified lighting professional with extensive experience in lighting design and business management. She was named Architectural Lighting Designer of the Year by Lighting Dimensions International 2000, for her design of the LAX Gateway project. Her work has received many prestigious awards including IIDA Awards of Merit, Lumen West Awards of Excellence, an IIDA Award of Excellence, and Joseph Jefferson nominations for outstanding lighting design. She is a member of AIA (Affiliate), the International Association of Lighting Designers, National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions, and the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America. Ms. Hollingsworth is an adjunct professor in the Architecture, Landscape and Interiors department at Otis College of Art and Design.

2016 Fall Session course(s) instructed by Dawn Hollingsworth:
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