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  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring John Houck, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Jesse Benson (b. 1978) is an artist based in Los Angeles. Benson's complex practice is driven by the perversion of roles and representation that characterize his generational moment. In obsessively "skillful" objects like the Bureau Paintings, Catalog Page Paintings, Future Sculptures, and Repaintings, Benson constantly questions the authenticity of the document, the function of style, and the value of both art and artist. Benson is equally committed to a curatorial/organizational practice that openly overlaps and inspires his object production.

  • The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at OTIS College of Art and Design is pleased to announce a lecture by Nick SeierupPrincipal | Design Director of Perkins+Will, Los Angeles, on Thursday, December 3, 2015.


  • Marisa Silver is the author most recently of the New York Times bestselling novel Mary Coin. Her other books include the novels No Direction Home and The God of War (a finalist for a Los Angeles Times Book Prize), as well as two story collections, Babe in Paradise and Alone with You. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker and been included in many anthologies, including The Best American Short Stories and The O. Henry Prize Stories. Silver lives in Los Angeles.

  • Jesse Lerner is a filmmaker based in Los Angeles.  His short films Natives (1991, with Scott Sterling), T.S.H. (2004) and Magnavoz (2006) and the feature-length experimental documentaries Frontierland/Fronterilandia (1995, with Rubén Ortiz-Torres), Ruins (1999) The American Egypt (2001), Atomic Sublime (2010) and The Absent Stone (2013, with Sandra Rozental) have won numerous prizes at film festivals in the United States, Latin America and Japan.

  • Otis faculty member Dana Berman Duff will present a program of short 16mm and digital films in her "Catalogue" series.

  • Performing the Grid is an exhibition that brings together an intergenerational group of artists and cultural producers that utilize the grid as a performative strategy to examine, challenge and position philosophical, political, social, domestic, corporeal, and mythical perspectives. Rosalind Kraus famously wrote that the grid “functions to declare the modernity of modern art” in her 1979 essay, Grids.



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Photography Lab
(310) 665-6971

Located on the sixth floor, the Otis photography labs support both film and digital photography and provide a professional workspace for students.

Printing and Copying
(310) 665-6813
Printmaking Lab
Maggie White, Lab Manager

The Monhoff Printmaking Lab supports work in traditional and new technology print processes including relief, photo-based lithography, intaglio, monotype, and screen-printing.

Product Design
(310) 846-2573
Steve McAdam, Chair

Product design is a multidisciplinary field that involves applying 2D and 3D fabrication processes to produce objects, commercial products, and systems that entertain, enable, and inspire, and transform the way people live.

Provost's Office
(310) 665-6988
Randall Lavender, Acting Provost

The Provost provides educational leadership at Otis. The Provost is the chief academic officer, and is responsible for the quality of the College's undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs and support services, as well as ensuring student success.

(310) 665-6946

The Purchasing Department is responsible for procuring, by purchase, lease or rental, all materials, services, supplies and equipment required by all departments of the College, regardless of the source.

Registration and Records
(310) 665-6950

The Office of Registration and Records is the official recorder and keeper of student records including student registration, student grade audits, and transcripts.

Sculpture/New Genres
(310) 665-6827
Meg Cranston, Department Chair

Sculpture/New Genres students learn to create three-dimensional and time-based works of art.

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(310) 665-6965


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