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Events
  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Matthew Brandt, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
     
  • You are invited to a Movies that Matter Special Screening of the powerful new film shaping the debate about rape on college campuses, The Hunting Ground, on Tuesday, September 15 at 7:15 PM in the Otis Forum.  The Hunting Ground is a startling exposé of sexual assaults on U.S. colleges, institutional cover-ups and the brutal social toll on the victims and their families from the Academy Award-nominated filmmaking team of Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering.
  • 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.

  • The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at OTIS College of Art and Design is pleased to announce a lecture by 

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

  • Exquisite Beauty is the first retrospective and publication to document the eye-dazzling ceramics created by Ralph Bacerra (1938–2008), a Los Angeles–based artist known for his innovative approach to surface embellishment. Curated by Jo Lauria, the exhibition features more than ninety of the artist’s finest pieces—dramatic, highly decorated vessels and sculptures that have never before been the focus of a major exhibition or publication.

  • Opening Reception for Ralph Bacerra: Exquisite Beauty

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Faculty Member

Continuing Education Faculty

Ave Pildas

Ave Pildas, Graduate Degree in Graphic Design, Kunstgewerbeshule, Basel, Switzerland; BFA in Graphic Design, University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Art Academy. Mr. Pildas' work has been exhibited in one-person exhibitions at the Contemporary Art Center (Cincinnati), Photographer's Gallery (London), Janus Gallery (Los Angeles), Gallerie Diaframma (Milan), Cannon Gallery (Amsterdam), Gallerie 38 (Zurich), and numerous group shows. His work has been featured in The New York Times Magazine, ZOOM. PHOTO, CAMERA, and photographic. Mr. Pildas photograhs are included in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art (New York), Bibliotheca National (Paris), and University of Arizona. Mr. Pildas is a Professor Emeritus at Otis College of Art and Design.

2015 Fall Session course(s) instructed by Ave Pildas: