Events
  • Lecture presented by Kata McNamara. From contemporary art museums to independent project spaces to college art galleries, Otis College Director of Galleries and Exhibitions, Kate McNamara, will discuss her dedicated engagement with alternative and not-for-profit art spaces and the vital role these kinds of institutions play in today’s contemporary art world.

  • Open Studios

    Jun 23| Special Event
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    Open Studios: L.A. Summer Residency

    The artists and designers of the first-ever L.A. Summer Residency invite you to their open studio event! The public can join family and friends as they tour the studios and view all of the incredible work produced during the past three weeks. A closing reception will follow from 4-5:30pm.

    The L.A. Summer Residency at Otis College of Art and Design offers an opportunity for artists and designers to work side-by-side in an immersive three-week residency within the vibrant art and design community of Los Angeles.

  • Closing Reception

    Jun 23| Special Event
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    Closing Reception: L.A. Summer Residency

     

    The L.A. Summer Residency at Otis College of Art and Design offers an opportunity for artists and designers to work side-by-side in an immersive three-week residency within the vibrant art and design community of Los Angeles.

    More information about the L.A. Summer Residency Program.

     

    Join us for the closing reception of Otis College’s first residency. 

    Friday, June 23, 2017  

    The Forum | 4:00 PM

  • Sitting in Sound

    Jul 15| Special Event
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    Jesse Fleming, A Theory of Everything, 2015, Installation view.
     
  • Opening Reception

    Jul 15| Special Event
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    L: Nora Slade, Kate Mouse Mickey Moss, 2014, Photo transfer and fabric paint on sweatshirt, cardboard and found objects. R: Marisa Takal, I Love My Sister, 2016, Oil on canvas, 65 x 50 inches.

    Opening Reception for the two-person exhibition of work by the Los Angeles-based artists Nora Slade and Marisa Takal

    Light snacks and refreshments.

    Exhibition on view July 15 - August 19, 2017.

    Bolsky Gallery located across from Ben Maltz Gallery, ground floor, Galef Center for Fine Arts.

  • Amelia Gray is the author of the short story collections AM/PM, Museum of the Weird, and Gutshot, as well as the novels Threats and, most recently, Isadora, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Her fiction and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Tin House, and VICE. She is winner of the New York Public Library Young Lions Award, of FC2's Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Prize, and a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. 

  • Image: BijaRi, On the rooftops of Santa Domingo-Savio neighborhood as part of the project Contando con Nosotros, 2011

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Curricular Innovation Grants

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In response to faculty and College interest in curricular innovation, Curricular Innovation grants are available from the Provost’s Office to support faculty who wish to participate in research into e-learning.

Curricular Innovation Grants (for research into e-Learning)

Interested faculty members may be selected to participate in an online pedagogy seminar in one semester and, if motivated to do so, teach an e-Learning course in a subsequent semester. Selected faculty members may receive Curricular Innovation grants of $500 for participation in the pedagogy seminar and $1,000 for researching, developing, and assessing an e-learning course.


Eligibility

All full-time, adjunct, and part-time faculty who have taught for a minimum of 1 year at Otis and have Chair approval are eligible. All faculty are encouraged to apply.


1. Pedagogy Seminar

Click Here to Apply for a Pedagogy Seminar Bricks + Clicks!
DEADLINES FOR PARTICIPATION:
  • FALL 2016 = Friday, September 16, 2016.
  • SPRING 2017 = Friday, January 27, 2017
  • SUMMER 2017 = Friday, May 19, 2017

Questions: Contact blendedlearning@otis.edu.

Grant Requirements:
  • Participation in and completion of an online seminar about online pedagogy called "Bricks + Clicks."
  • The total time commitment for this course is approximately 3-5 hours per week including required homework, some of which is about developing online course modules.
  • You will be expected to keep up with all course readings and postings, as well as interact with fellow “students” and reflect upon your experiential learning in an e-portfolio.

Successful completion of Bricks + Clicks is required of all faculty who wish to teach e-Learning courses at Otis. (Completion of Bricks + Clicks does not guarantee that you may teach an e-learning course; Department Chairs determine which and how many e-Learning courses are offered.)

2. Research, Develop and Assess an e-Learning Course

Click Here To Apply for Researching/Developing/Assessing an e-Learning course!
PROPOSAL DEADLINES:
  • SUMMER/FALL 2016 = Monday, February 8, 2015
  • SPRING 2017 = Monday, October 3, 2016
  • SUMMER/FALL 2017 = Monday, February 13, 2017

Questions: Contact blendedlearning@otis.edu.

Grant Requirements:
  • Your Chair’s approval to offer an e-Learning course for an upcoming semester is required.
  • S/he must send an email to blendedlearning@otis.edu saying that they support your proposal and are willing to consider running an e-Learning course.
  • You will need to develop additional modules as needed for an e-Learning course that you will you share with your department and other faculty who are interested.
  • You will receive the grant payment once the course has been approved, enrollment confirmed and course launched. (All blended and online courses first require completion of Bricks + Clicks.)
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