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  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Oliver Payne, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Please join the Digital Media Department for a lecture by  Alina Chau.
    Chau is an Animator, Illustrator and Storyboard artist who has worked with Lucasfilm Animation, Technicolor Interactive Services, and Electronic Arts.  
    Alina Chau received her MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles. She spent over a decade working in the animation industry. Her most notable credit is on LucasFilm’s Emmy Award Winning program, “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.”
  • Kimberli Meyer trained as an architect and an artist, and has been the director of the MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House in West Hollywood since 2002. She has initiated and curated many programs there, including the exhibitions How Many Billboards?

  • Industry Spotlight

    Oct 15| Special Event

    An advertising creative director for more than 25 years, Otis alumnus Josh Weltman was the Mad Men co-producer responsible for Don Draper's credibility as an advertising genius.

    Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the hit series, plus hear key insights from Weltman's new book Seducing Strangers: How to Get People to Buy What You're Selling.

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Yutaka Makino. He lives and works in Berlin.  Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Susan Choi’s first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction, and her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent novel, A Person of Interest, was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award. With David Remnick she co-edited the anthology Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker. A recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, and in 2010, the inaugural winner of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award, Choi lives in Brooklyn.

  • Joe Sola (‘99)’s work has been exhibited internationally in galleries and museums including: The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Hammer Museum, The Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, The Andy Warhol Museum  and Kunsthaus Gras, Austria, Museum of Modern Art Jean-Duc, Luxembourg. Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City.  His performances have taken place at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, MOT International in London, 356 Mission Rd, Los Angeles.


Financial Aid

How to Apply for Financial Aid

Obtain a PIN # at www.pin.gov
You and your parent (if applicable) must obtain a personal identification number.


Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) at www.fafsa.gov (U.S. citizens and permanent residents)

2a. Enter school code 001251

2b. Prevent delays in processing by making sure that you answer all the questions in the FAFSA completely and accurately.  You may estimate tax information if the current year is not processed.   Make sure that your (and your parent, if applicable) sign the FAFSA.


What Happens Next?
The U.S. Department of Education will send an email notification that your FAFSA has been processed.  Otis Financial Aid Office will receive a file containing your informaiton. Shortly after that we will process an award plan for you to consider.  The Otis Financial Aid Office will notify you if additional information is required, e.g., verification, IRS data retrieval.

Otis begins awarding aid in early March.


Otis Federal School Code: 001251

Contact the Financial Aid Office
Telephone: (310) 665–6880
Fax: (310) 665–6884
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5pm
Apply for Federal Student Aid FAFSA  for U.S. citizens and permanent residents
CALL ADMISSIONS 310–665–6820