• 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

Inez Bush & Jerri Allyn

Inez S. Bush, MA in Education, Leadership and Change, Antioch University, Los Angeles; BFA in Graphic Design from Purchase College, State University of New York. Ms. Bush is the Associate Director of Pre-College Programs and Professional Development for Teachers at Otis. She was previously responsible for district arts education in the Culver City Unified School District, and before that was co-founder and CEO of Gramercy Partners, Inc., a marketing communications firm. In addition to her role at Otis, Ms. Bush is a trained strategic planning facilitator and coach to non-profit organizations, businesses, education, and arts education institutions.

Jerri Allyn, MA in Feminist / Art and Community, Goddard College, Plainfield, Vermont; Co-Creator of Debating Through the Arts: Performance Art events with Inez S. Bush. Ms. Allyn is an artist, educator and scholar. A founding member of The Waitresses and Sisters of Survival, collaborative performance art groups, she has exhibited internationally and received a Rockefeller Foundation Residency in Italy, an International Lila Wallace Fellowship in Mexico, and National Endowment for the Arts grants, among others. Ms. Allyn is Director of Programs at Venice Arts, was Director of Education and Public Programs at the Bronx Museum of the Arts in NY, and founding Director of ACT: Artists, Community and Teaching at Otis College of Art and Design.

2016 Fall Session course(s) instructed by Inez Bush & Jerri Allyn:
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