• 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


Jean-Marie Venturini

Jean-Marie Venturini
Instructional Designer

MS (Instructional Design and Technology) CSU Fullerton - pending spring 2016; MFA (Creative Writing: Fiction) Otis College of Art and Design; BA (Classics and Classical Civilizations) Loyola Marymount University


She currently teaches English 107 Writing in the Digital Age and ENGL 202/400 The Time Travel Narratives. She is currently seeking publication for two children's books and a historical novel. 



She has received multipe Otis CASA awards.


Jean-Marie has been teaching part-time at Otis since Fall 2005.

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