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  • Lucy Orta (b. Sutton Coldfield, UK, 1966) and Jorge Orta (b. Rosario, Argentina, 1953) founded Studio Orta in 1991. Lucy + Jorge Orta’s collaborative practice focuses on the social and ecological factors of environmental sustainability to realise major bodies of work employing drawing, sculpture, installation, object making, couture, painting and silkscreen printing, as well staging workshops, ephemeral interventions and performances.

  • Otis Community Banquet

    Oct 22| Special Event
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    In conjunction with the exhibition Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta
    Wednesday, October 22 | Bobrow Green
    11:30am – 12:30pm: Banquet for participating classes
    12:30 – 1:15pm: Open to Otis Community to view class projects created for Banquet, and sample soup and fruit-infused water

  • Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artists Lucy + Jorge Orta.

    Thursday, October 23rd, 10am

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

  • Artists Lucy + Jorge Orta in conversation with the curators Ginger Gregg Duggan and Judith Hoos Fox of the traveling exhibition Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta. The conversation is followed by a reception. Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta is on view in the Ben Maltz Gallery through December 6, 2014.

  • JP Munro

    Oct 28| Lectures
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    Born 1975, Inglewood, CA. Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

    chinaartobjects.com/artists/jp-munro/

  • Minor Declaration

    Oct 29| Student Event
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    Highly Recommended for Sophomores

  • Rob Spillman

    Oct 29| Lectures
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    Rob Spillman is Editor and co-founder of Tin House, which has been honored in Best American Stories, Best American Essays, Best American Poetry, O’Henry Prize Stories, the Pushcart Prize Anthology and numerous other anthologies. He is also Executive Editor of Tin House Books and co-founder of the Tin House Literary Festival. His writing has appeared in BookForum, the Boston Review, Connoisseur, Details, GQ, Nerve, the New York Times Book Review, Rolling Stone, Salon, Spin, Sports Illustrated, Time, Vanity Fair, Vogue, and elsewhere.

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Fashion Design Radar

Oct 20, 2014
Fashion Design Blog
Designer Emily Fong and assistantLast Friday, the junior design class presented sketches to their mentor, Emily Fong, designer and CEO of Isobella & Chloe, a clothing line for young girls. Fong had issued a direction to the students to create “a girls’ swimwear collection inspired by a celebratory summer getaway and the ocean.” Fong and her assistant, Gloria Borpus, [more]
Mar 28, 2014
Fashion Design Blog
OtisFashion_Toledo_#159AA21Mentor: Isabel and Ruben Toledo with Lane Bryant Direction: Design a fall collection for the Plus Customer that is technical, modern, joyful and inspired by the freedom of dress that women began to experience in the 1930s
Mar 12, 2014
Fashion Design Blog
Otis_Fashion_Design_Todd-Oldham_7Students work with Todd on modern sportswear and dresses inspired by Native American culture. Artist, designer, and TV personality best known as host of Todd Time on MTV’s House of Style, Oldham is president of L-7 Designs Inc. His fashion lines, interior design work, books, and television appearances have introduced millions to his exuberant style and [more]
Feb 20, 2014
Fashion Design Blog
Johnny_Was_OTIS_Fashion_Design3Every year talented Otis fashion students work with top design professionals from the fashion industry to design one-of-a-kind collections.
Feb 20, 2014
Fashion Design Blog
under_armour_MARU_ALDEA_OTIS_College2Under Armour produces apparel that keeps athletes cool, dry, and light throughout the course of a game, practice, or workout. OTIS Students finished their mentorship with Maru Aldea creating a series of street inspired garments for Under Armour.
Feb 20, 2014
Fashion Design Blog
nike_OTIS_college_FashionNike challenged the students to design for a new evolution sweeping major cities around the world – Run Crews. A Run Crew is essentially a club of runners that get together weekly to run together, and Nike being the runners go-to brand  began to organize meet ups at locations worldwide. Students worked with Nike’s Material [more]
Feb 20, 2014
Fashion Design Blog
Rod_Beattie_Mattel_Barbie_OTIS_2Swimwear designer Rod Beattie ended his final fitting with a Bang! The show entitled Barbie’s Housewarming Party hosted by Santa Monica Place in Santa Monica, CA  featured all garments created by the junior class on January 18-20, 2014.
Jan 21, 2014
Fashion Design Blog
REFLEKT_Mag_OTIS_1This month we sat down with Camay Villanueva, Otis Alumna Fashion Design ’11, who is the editor-in-chief of REFLEKT Magazine. REFLEKT Magazine is a style/fashion magazine focusing on personal style and style tribes all over the world. We wanted to get to know what inspires her and find out how Otis prepared her to start REFLEKT. [more]
Dec 10, 2013
Fashion Design Blog
Rod-Beattie-for-Mattel-Fitting-Otis-Fashion-2013It’s a Junior fitting week at Otis! Swimwear designer Rod Beattie is bringing Barbie back to Malibu and revamping her iconic style. Focusing on swimwear for the pool and the parader accompanied by matching, extreme cover-ups.  From hand beading and detailed feminine appliqué, to beautifully engineered rhinestone placement, this team has put together the perfect [more]
Nov 19, 2013
Fashion Design Blog
Nike-First-Fitting-Jarrett-Reynolds-Otis-Fashion-2013Nike challenged the students to design for a new evolution sweeping major cities around the world – Run Crews. A Run Crew is essentially a club of runners that get together weekly to run together, and Nike being the runners go-to brand  began to organize meet ups at locations world wide. For the designs the [more]

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