• Todd Gray

    Oct 25| Lectures

    Todd Gray was born in 1954 in Los Angeles. Gray received an MFA and a BFA from California Institute of the Arts and is currently a professor at California State University, Long Beach. He has shown performance work at REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theater), Los Angeles (2010); California African American Museum, Los Angeles (2009); the Commons, New York University (2008); 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica (2008); New Renaissance Theater, Syracuse, NY (2007); and Academy of Media Arts, Cologne (2004).

  • 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


Question:  Where are the scanners located?

Answer - Inside Room 401 near the tech station

Question: What types of scanners are available?

Answer - Epson Expression 10000XL, 1640XL (11'' X 17'' Flatbed) scanners and two Minolta Dimage Scanners ( Film Scanners).

Question:  How do I use the Epson Flatbed scanners (1640XL or 10000XL)?

Answer - Using 1640XL or 10000XL Flatbed Scanners

- Open Adobe Photoshop from the student application folder

- Go to: File / Import / Epson Expression 1640XL (or 10000XL)

- Set Resolution [ 150 dpi and up recommended for print projects ]

- Select Preview

- Select the area you need to scan

- Select SCAN

- Save scanned images to the _Student_Folder

- Backup your files


Question:  How do I use the Dimage Scanner?

Answer - Using the Dimage Scanner (Slide / Film Scanner)

- Open Adobe Photoshop from the student application folder

- Go to: File / Import / DiMAGE Scan Plug-in

- Select INDEX - - - - -  

- Select the slides you need to scan

- Set resolution [ 2400 dpi as input when output is 300 dpi to compensate size, or change from pixels to inches to enable percentage etc.]

- Select SCAN - - - - - - 

- Save scanned images to the _Student_Folder

- Backup your files

Question:  How do I transfer my scanned images?

Answer - Use the Transfer Volume

Question:  When I scan through Photoshop, I get "no Scanner can be detected" message?

Answer -

1. Quit and open Photoshop and try to scan
2. If that does not work, make sure the scanner is turned on and connected to the computer via USB or Fire Wire cable and try to scan making sure that you are selecting the correct scanner.
3. If you are still having a problem, turn off both the scanner and the computer. Then, turn on the scanner first, then the computer. Now try to scan again.
4. If it is still not working, see a tech.


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