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  • Women of Otis, Please Join…. 


    Victoria Alonso 

    Executive Vice President of Visual Effects and Post Production, Marvel Studios 
    In a conversation about how to become a successful woman in a male dominated field 


    Thursday, October 30 

    The Forum 

    11:00 – 12:30 


    *open to women students, faculty and staff.

  • Phillip Zach

    Oct 30| Lectures

    Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artist, Phillip Zach.

    Thursday, October 30th 11:15am - 12:30pm

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230


  • Visit the Campus. Get advice on your portfolio. Talk to faculty and students. Learn more about financial aid.


    Register now for Open House 2014.



    1:00 – 1:45
    Financing Your Education
    Center for Creative Professions: Create Your Future 

    2:00 – 2:45
    Housing Options: Making a Good Fit

  • Creative Action and the Otis Radio class present weekly broadcasts each Monday.


    This week 4-6pm is Waves to Asia with DJ Pheonix, DJ Z and DJ Kai, bringing some Asian culture to the air waves, including J-Pop, K-Pop and Chinese Pop, as well as popular anime music. Also as part of the show we will feature a talk about Asian food that you can get and try in Los Angeles.


  • Creative Action and the Otis Radio class present weekly broadcasts each Monday.

    This week 4-5pm is Rewind 1976 with DJ’s Gabriel Rojas, Nauseous P, and Little C. Join us to count down the songs on the top of the charts... 1976 style. We'll be playing the hits as if it's that very Autumn day 30+ years ago.

  • Otis Radio: Rap Realm

    Nov 10| Special Event


    Creative Action and the Otis Radio class present weekly broadcasts each Monday.

  • Scott Short

    Nov 11| Lectures
    Scott Short | Born 1964 in Marion, OH | Lives and works in Paris, France 



Fashion Design Radar

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]
Nov 18, 2013
Fashion Design Blog
Dosa-with-Christina-Kim-First-Fitting-Otis-Fashion-2013This was the first fitting for Dosa with designer Christina Kim.  She came with her crew of designers to the fitting.  Christina is a furniture designer as well as a clothes designer specializing in sustainabile products. Christina’s Direction:  Separates, inspiration taken from nature, the flower market, and the Huntington Library. Recommended Fabric: Organic Cotton – [more]
Nov 18, 2013
Fashion Design Blog
David-Meister-First-Fitting-Matte-Jersey-DressesStudents are working with designer David Meister to create chic, modern matte jersey dresses. David’s direction required each dress to have a “second life,” giving the garment versatility and a dual purpose. The garments can be reversible, long to short, front to back, or double layer. David was blown away at how good the first [more]
Nov 8, 2013
Fashion Design Blog
UnderArmour-First-Fitting-Maru-Aldea-Otis-Fashion-2013Juniors had their first fitting with Maru Aldea for Under Armour. Founded in 1996 by former University of Maryland football player Kevin Plank, Under Armour produces apparel that keeps athletes cool, dry, and light throughout the course of a game, practice, or workout. Students were asked to design multi-functional garments for boys and girls  - [more]
Sep 10, 2013
Fashion Design Blog
Sam Torti and Molly WorkmanComing to you from the 2013-2014 Junior class at Otis, Sam Torti (left) and Molly Workman (right). We are your Junior class fashion blog representatives and we couldn’t be more excited to bring you all you want to know about what’s going on at Otis and around the garment district in Los Angeles. Stay tuned [more]
Sep 7, 2013
Fashion Design Blog
Biz Bash Otis Fashion 2013This year Biz Bash placed the Otis Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show at #5 in its list of top 100 events in Southern California. Held in Beverly Hills, CA on May 4, 2013, the event raised over $1 million for student scholarships. The annual benefit black-tie gala is Los Angeles’ largest fashion runway show, attracting [more]
Jul 9, 2013
Fashion Design Blog
Claire Pettibone - Otis Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show 2013Wedding dress designer, Claire Pettibone studied fashion design at Otis, and in 1994, started her own wedding gown line with her business partner and husband, Guy Toley. With a flagship store in Beverly Hills, CA, Claire’s designs are carried by top bridal boutiques all over the country. Pettibone’s designs evoke her early childhood memories of [more]
Jul 9, 2013
Fashion Design Blog
Disney - Otis Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show 2013Disney Consumer Products collaborated with Otis College of Art and Design to create an exceptional educational experience resulting in this one of a kind sportswear collection based on three characters from “Monsters University” – Sulley, Mike and Art. Designer and Otis alumna Marisol Gerona (’93) worked with John Fiscella, director of product innovation at Disney [more]
Jul 9, 2013
Fashion Design Blog
Cynthia Vincent - Otis Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show 2013Cynthia Vincent, designer and co-owner of Twelfth Street by Cynthia Vincent, focuses on form, function, and fabrication to design clothes that are feminine, hip, and confident. Cynthia’s career started with formal training at Otis College of Art and Design. Not long after graduation she was hired by Jane Ong & Co. in London, where she [more]