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  • 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
  • Please join the Digital Media Department for a lecture by  Alina Chau.
    Chau is an Animator, Illustrator and Storyboard artist who has worked with Lucasfilm Animation, Technicolor Interactive Services, and Electronic Arts.  
    Alina Chau received her MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles. She spent over a decade working in the animation industry. Her most notable credit is on LucasFilm’s Emmy Award Winning program, “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.”
  • 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?

  • Industry Spotlight

    Oct 15| Special Event

    An advertising creative director for more than 25 years, Otis alumnus Josh Weltman was the Mad Men co-producer responsible for Don Draper's credibility as an advertising genius.

    Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the hit series, plus hear key insights from Weltman's new book Seducing Strangers: How to Get People to Buy What You're Selling.

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Yutaka Makino. He lives and works in Berlin.  Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Susan Choi’s first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction, and her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent novel, A Person of Interest, was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award. With David Remnick she co-edited the anthology Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker. A recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, and in 2010, the inaugural winner of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award, Choi lives in Brooklyn.

  • Joe Sola (‘99)’s work has been exhibited internationally in galleries and museums including: The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Hammer Museum, The Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, The Andy Warhol Museum  and Kunsthaus Gras, Austria, Museum of Modern Art Jean-Duc, Luxembourg. Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City.  His performances have taken place at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, MOT International in London, 356 Mission Rd, Los Angeles.


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.

2015 Fall Session course(s) instructed by Dawn Hollingsworth: