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  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Matthew Brandt, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Kerry Tribe, an artist working primarily in film, video, and installation. Read more about her here
     
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • 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 Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Hassan Khan, an artist who lives and works in Cairo, Egypt. Read more about him here.

     

    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu

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

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Design Studio III/IV

Design Studio III/IV
PRDS300/301

 

Divided into two separate studios – a hard-goods studio that involves durable products and a soft-goods studio that focuses on non-durable products. The hard-goods studio involves skills constructing   products that utilize hard or rigid materials.  These products include, furniture design, home and office decor, consumer electronics, personal care products, and more. The soft-goods studio involves skills fabricating products that utilize fabrics or flexible materials. These products include,  shoe design, fashion accessories, home decor and other products. Both studios focus on ideation, creativity, problem solving, design thinking, process and presentation. Students explore design ideas, create concept drawings, and develop working prototype models. Emphasis is placed on the integration of culture, design, aesthetics, functionality, trends and technology. Students are required to take one semester of each studio.  Students present their work to industry professionals through a series of critique sessions.

Co-requisites: PRD385/PRDS 386 Methods and Materials I/II