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  • Creative Action and the Otis Radio class present weekly broadcasts each Monday.

  • Objects In Crisis is a series of two-person exhibitions by students in the Photography 3 class. 


    Exhbition 1--November 18-22:  Greg Toothacre and Lani De Soto

    Reception: Thursday, November 20 @ 6 pm


    Exhibition 2--December 2-6:  Allison Mogan and Tia Chen

    Reception:  Thursday, December 4 @ 6 pm


    Exhibition 3--December 8-12: Yijia Liu and Cara Friedman

  • Mary Alinder

    Dec 02| Lectures


  • Professor Julia Czerniak is educated in both architecture and landscape architecture, and serves as Associate Dean at the School of Architecture at Syracuse University. Through her own design practice, CLEAR, and most recently as the former inaugural Director of UPSTATE: Syracuse’s SOA’s Center for Design, Research and Real-Estate, Julia’s  research and practice draw on the intersection of landscape and architecture.

  • Alumni from Otis, Art Center, and CalArts are invited to celebrate the holidays at our second annual alumni holiday mixer. Eat, drink, be merry, and enjoy live music! Alumni are invited to bring a guest, but this event is closed to the public.


    RSVP by December 1



College Graduates

Otis offers MFA (Master of FIne Arts) degrees in Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Public Practice, and Writing.

Fall Term Entry Fine Arts
Public Practice
January 15*
The online application for the fall term is available on October 1 of the previous year. Applications completed after January 15 will be considered on a space-available basis. Fall classes begin in late August.*
Jan 15 postmark deadline
Summer Term Entry Graphic Design January 15*
The online application for the summer term is available on October 1 of the previous year. Summer classes begin in mid-June. *
Jan 15 postmark deadline
Spring Term Entry Fine Arts
November 1
The online application for the spring term is available on September 1  of the previous year. Spring applicants are admitted on a space-available basis. Spring classes begin in early January.
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