• For the second year in a row, Otis will be hosting the Community Works Institute - Summer West. This is a five day professional development program for K-16 teachers focused on place based education, service learning and sustainability. There is a discounted rate for Otis faculty, staff, students and alumni to participate. Contact the Artists Community Teaching program for more info:

  • Classes End.

  • I Know What You Did This Summer is a series of bi-weekly gatherings in the Bolsky Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design organized around informal slideshow presentations by curators, artists, writers and producers in the Los Angeles area. Taking the form of a personal travelogue, presenters will share places, experiences, and encounters during summer travel near and far. I Know What You Did This Summer is an occasion to enjoy drinks and conversation among friends, colleagues and our community.

    July 7: Anna Sew Hoy / Jesse Stecklow


Frauke von der Horst

Frauke von der Horst
Senior Lecturer, Art History
PhD (Art History), UCLA; C.Phil. German literature (UCLA); MA (German Literature) Cal St Univ. Long Beach; BS (Pedagogy/Mathematics) Hamburg Univ.

Specializes in critical theory, museology, and modernism. Has lectured extensively on museology both in the U.S. and Germany, and has curated exhibitions at Illinois State Museum, and Long Beach Museum of Art. Member of artist collective FLOOD and co-curates SoundWalk, a soundart event in Long Beach.

Frauke has been teaching part-time at Otis since Spring 1997. 

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