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Events
  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Matthew Brandt, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
     
  • You are invited to a Movies that Matter Special Screening of the powerful new film shaping the debate about rape on college campuses, The Hunting Ground, on Tuesday, September 15 at 7:15 PM in the Otis Forum.  The Hunting Ground is a startling exposé of sexual assaults on U.S. colleges, institutional cover-ups and the brutal social toll on the victims and their families from the Academy Award-nominated filmmaking team of Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering.
  • Otis Books is pleased to publish Tim Erickson’s debut collection of poetry, Egopolis, a textual journey through destruction, resistance, city, and the Ego, from ancient times to the present day. Erickson’s work has appeared in the Chicago Review, Western Humanities Review, and the Salt Anthology of New Writing. He lives in Salt Lake City.

  • The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at OTIS College of Art and Design is pleased to announce a lecture by 

  • Otis Graduate Writing students will read from their works-in-progress.

  • Exquisite Beauty is the first retrospective and publication to document the eye-dazzling ceramics created by Ralph Bacerra (1938–2008), a Los Angeles–based artist known for his innovative approach to surface embellishment. Curated by Jo Lauria, the exhibition features more than ninety of the artist’s finest pieces—dramatic, highly decorated vessels and sculptures that have never before been the focus of a major exhibition or publication.

  • Opening Reception for Ralph Bacerra: Exquisite Beauty

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General Scholarships

Name: Abbott and Fenner Scholarship

Amount (estimated): $1,000

Website: www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

Deadline: June

Category: Essay

 

Name: Worldwide AIGA Scholarships

Amount (estimated): $2,000-$5,000

Website: http://www.aiga.org/worldstudio-scholarship/

Deadline: March 28, 2014

Category: Essay

 

Name: Art School Scholarship

Amount (estimated) : $500

Website: www.straightforwardmedia.com/art/

Deadline: Check website- various deadlines

Category: Essay

 

Name: Ayn Rand Essay Contest
Amount (estimated) : Check website for details

Website: www.aynrand.org/contests/

Deadline: Check website for details

Category: Essay

 

Name: Dale E. Fridell Memorial Scholarship
Amount (estimated) : Check website- various deadlines

Website: www.straightforwardmedia.com/fridell/form.php

Deadline: January 14, April 14, July 14, October 14

Category: Essay

 

Name: Ebell Flint Scholarship
Amount (estimated) : Various

Website: www.ebellla.com

Deadline: Approx. April (Check website for exact date)

Category: Essay

 

Name: Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest
Amount (estimated) : $500 - $5,000

Website: www.eliewieselfoundation.org

Deadline: December

Category: Essay

 

Name: Galvanize the Future Scholarship
Amount (estimated) : $1,000 - $2,500

Website: www.galvanizeit.org/ref/scholarship

Deadline: March

Category: Essay

 

Name: International Furnishings & Design Association Educational Foundation Scholarships
Amount (estimated) : $1,000

Website: www.ifdaef.org

Deadline: March 31

Category: Essay

 

Name: La Quinta Arts Foundation Visual Art Scholarship
Contact (760)564-1244 for details
Amount (estimated) : various

Website: http://www.lqaf.com/lqaf-community/visual-arts-scholarship-application/

Deadline: unknown (scholarhip opens February)

Category: unknown

 

Name: Mensa Orange County Scholarship Program
Amount (estimated) : $300-$1000

Website: www.ocmensa.org

Deadline: December 31

Category: Essay

 

Name: Patricia M. McNamara Memorial Scholarship
Amount (estimated) : $2,500

Website: www.patricias-scholarship.org/scholarship.html

Deadline: December

Category: Essay

 

Name: Ronald Reagan College Leaders Scholarship
Amount (estimated) : $1,000 - $7,500

Website: www.thephillipsfoundation.org

Deadline: January

Category: Essay

 

Name: Santa Barbara Foundation Scholarship
Santa Barbara County, CA highschool graduate
Amount (estimated) : $500-$5000

Website: www.sbscholarship.org

Deadline: January

Category: Essay

 

Name: Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
Amount (estimated) : Various

Website: www.artandwriting.org

Deadline: Contact the organization

Category: Essay

 

Name: World Studio Foundation
Amount (estimated) : $2,000 - $3,000

Website: http://scholarships.worldstudioinc.com/

Deadline: April

Category: Portfolio

 

Name: Mesothelioma Memorial Scholarship
Amount (estimated): $500

Website: www.straightforwardmedia.com/scholarships2/meso/index.php

Deadline: Aug. 15, Nov. 15, Feb. 15, May 15

Category: Essay

 

Name: All-ink.com college scholarship
Amount (estimated): $1,000

Website: www.all-ink.com/scholarship.aspx

Deadline: December 31

Category: Essay

 

Name: Barbizon Scholarship Program
Amount (estimated): Up to $100,000

Website: www.barbizonscholarship.com

Deadline: Every 24 months

Category: Sweepstake

 

Name: Sam Walton Community Scholarship
Amount (estimated): $1,000

Website: www.walmartfoundation.org

Deadline: See Website

Category: Essay