Events
  • Alex Olson

    Dec 06| Lectures
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    Artsy best decribes Alex Olson’s works as "abstract, but that’s not how she would choose to refer to them: “In fact, the way I approach painting is almost the opposite in that nothing is an abstraction of something else,” she says. “It literally is what it is.” Olson’s paintings aim to be exact records of how they were made, self-evident in their construction.

  • Marisa Matarazzo is an Assistant Professor in the Graduate Writing program at Otis. She is the author of Drenched: Stories of Love and Other Deliriums, which Aimee Bender called "a collection that marks its own territory and stamps it out with a textured beauty." Her work has appeared in Faultline, Hobart, Fivechapters, Unstuck, and other literary journals, and she has taught at UCLA Extension, the Art Institute of California, Los Angeles, and UC Irvine.

  • Gracie DeVito’s work challenges codified modes of art making and production; the output of the work shifts fluidly from painting, to sculpture, to found objects, to performance. Characters and motifs, manifested by DeVito herself or by the characters she creates, rotate through the 2D and 3D spaces of her pieces. 

  • Campus Safety Training

    Dec 08| Special Event
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    You are invited to attend a very important training presentation by the Los Angeles Police Department. The training session is designed to give participants insight and response options when encountering an active shooter.

  • Joint Venture

    Dec 10| Exhibition
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    Joint Venture is a group exhibition of collaborative projects by artists from ECF’s Inglewood Art Center and students from Otis College's Creative Action class, Uniquely Abled, taught by Michele Jaquis and mentored by Marlena Donohue.

     

    December 8, 2016 - January 6, 2017

    Gallery Hours M - F 11am - 3:30pm

     

  • LA Portfolio Day

    Jan 15| Special Event
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    Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to host the Los Angeles Portfolio Day on January 15, 2017 from 12-4pm!

    Bring your portfolio for an informal review by representatives from art and design schools, and learn about their programs of study. Portfolio Day events are held across the country, high school students, parents, teachers, guidance counselors and college transfer students are encouraged to attend.

  • James Hannaham

    Jan 25| Lectures
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    James Hannaham is the author of the novels Delicious Foods, which won the 2016 PEN/Faulkner Award, and God Says No, a Stonewall Honor Book and a Lambda Literary Award finalist.

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Perri Chasin

Perri Chasin
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Education: 
Ms. Chasin earned a BA from City College of New York (Speech/Communication), an MA from Queens College (Speech/Communication) and doctoral courses from the Graduate Center, CUNY.
Bio/Affiliation: 

Perri Chasin is a broadcast writer/producer, filmmaker and educator.

Her critically acclaimed series Final Curtain for National Public Radio's KCRW FM and KCRW.com was nominated for a Golden Mike Award. As Senior Producer of the nightly KCOP/TV 10 PM news, she was nominated for an Emmy Award. She was a producer for KNBC, CNBC, Financial News Network and co-producer of the documentary From Sea to Shining Sea: The Story of Hands Across America. She has worked at Columbia Pictures, Polygram Pictures, has produced entertainment specials, reality series, live events and was an executive at CBS Records International.

Ms. Chasin has taught at New York University and St. John's University in New York where she was named Most Valuable Faculty Member by Sigma Alpha Eta, the Student Honor Society.

She is the author of Earth Rx: A Year's Supply of Environmental Tips to Protect the Planet (Landmark Calendars) and her Hands Across America music video is part of the 'Visions and Values' permanent collection of the Skirball Museum.

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