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  • Join us for the ultimate genre mash up as we drop the best hip hop and underground hiphop from all over as well as some of the freshest hard hitting electronic music out today. Presented by DJ Chewby (Pamela Torzan), DJ Snowden (Ryan Snowden) Daybid 1X (David Namkoong), and 90’s Kid (Danial Siddiqui) of the Otis Radio class.


  • Come enjoy the awesomeness of Soundtracks from Games, Movies and TV Shows with DJ Tea Time (Joshua Timmons), DJ SurgeMiester (Sergio Betancourt ) and DJ ForGrapeJelly (Steven Escarcega).


  • Fine Arts presents a lecture by painter Mary Weatherford. She received her BA from Princeton and MFA from Bard. Weatherford has shown at David Kordansky Gallery in L.A., LAxART in L.A., Brennan & Griffin in New York, and Debs & Co in New York.  In addition, her work is included in collections of MoMA, LACMA, Hammer Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego, and OCMA.
    All are welcome
    Series organized by Photography Director Soo Kim
  • “Foregrounds” is a show exploring how we listen to sounds. It utilizes field recordings by blending songs and spoken word pieces with the soundscapes in which we listen to them – whether it be played along with Los Angeles traffic, the sound of a meal being prepared, or waves at the beach. Presented by DJ Derek (Corn), DJ Nasera (Alayon), DJ Max (Miles) of the Otis Radio class.


  • HOT & HE∆VY

    Apr 28| Special Event


  • Tour I: Artists Studios

    May 03| Continuing Education

    Fee: $75
    In conjunction with Freeway Studies #2: Inside the Quad

    Curators Meg Linton and Jeseca Dawson lead a tour of artists studios located "inside the quad." Tour includes transportation, lunch, and snacks.

  • student runway show

    May 03| Special Event

    The annual Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show at the Beverly Hilton Hotel is L.A.'s largest runway show. Featuring student designs created with mentors during the 2013-14 year, the show raises $1 million for student scholarships. Awardees this year include Leon Max, Michael Egeck, and Isabel and Ruben Toledo.


Fashion Design Careers

Students in the Fashion Design Department are trained in all aspects of the design process, as the school year follows the industry schedule, where several seasons are designed simultaneously. They also work with professional mentors who prepare them for work in the fashion design studio. Fashion Design faculty members work in the field where they keep current with the ever-changing fashion scene. Our students learn more than the skills needed to sew and draw: they learn to meet deadlines with creativity and self-discipline. Otis Fashion alumni enter the design world as assistant designers, associate designers, illustrators, costume designers, textile designers, accessory designers, and product designers. Some open their own clothing line immediately upon graduation.

N.Y. fashion design alumni work at Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, John Varvatos, Sean John, and other firms.

Selected employers include:

Abercrombie & Fitch
Adriano Goldschmied
Anja Flynt
Ann Taylor
Banana Republic
Bob Mackie
Calvin Klein
Claire Pettibone
Debra Lundquist
Disney Consumer Products
DNP Textiles
Dreamgirl Lingerie
Eduardo Lucero
Frederick's of Hollywood
Geoffrey Bean
Henry Duarte
Isabel Toledo
Isabella Fiore
Jane Magazine
J. Crew
John Varvatos
Juicy Couture
Kay Unger
Liz Claiborne
Lunada Bay
Maris Baratelli
Max Studio
Old Navy
Pacific Sunwear
Petra Zillia
Rick Owen
Rip Curl
Rozae Nichols
Salvage Supply
Shelly Komorov
Skinny Minnie
Sparkling Sage
St. John Knits
Twelfth Street by Cynthia Vincent
Union Jeans
Urban Outfitters
Vivienne Tam