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  • Angela Flournoy’s first novel The Turner House was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Her fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, and she has written for The New Republic, The Los Angeles Review of Books and elsewhere. Flournoy has taught at the University of Iowa and Trinity Washington University. She lives in Los Angeles.

  • Adam Linder is a choreographer based between Berlin and Los Angeles, working both in theatre and visual art contexts. He has been developing a dance based  format he calls Choreographic Services since 2013. This aspect of his work is focused on underscoring real time and economic conditions that are integral to the discipline of  choreography. At Otis Linder will introduce this format both conceptually and practically, discussing why 'servicing' is the relevant way for his work to publicly engage.  




    SCREENING AND CONVERSATION with Margaret Prescod, Founder, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders and host of “Sojourner Truth” on Pacifica Radio’s KPFK.
    Nana Gyamfi, Lawyer-Black Lives Matter, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders.

  • 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
  • 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.
    October 15, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
  • 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


Minority Students

Name: Accredited Schools Online

Website: More Details at http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/college-scholarships-for-minority-students/


Name: The Gates Millennium Scholarship

Amounts:  Awards can range in amounts but could include full cost of attendance if no other aid is received.

Website: More Details at www.gmsp.org

Deadline: Dec & Jan


Name: Hispanic Scholarship Fund CollegeScholarship Program

Amount (estimated): Various scholarships

Website: www.hsf.net


Name: La Unidad Latina Foundation, inc.
Amount (estimated):

Website: www.foundation.launidadlatina.org

Deadline: Oct 15 & Feb 15


Name: League of United Latin American Citizens Scholarship Fund
Amount (estimated):

Website: www.lulac.org/programs/scholar.html


Name: Hispanic College Fund
Amount (estimated):

Website: http://www.hispanicfund.org/scholarships.php


Name: Salvadoran-American Leadership and Educational Fund - Fulfilling Our Dreams Scholarship Fund
Amount (estimated):

Website: www.salef.org


Name: Scholarships for Hispanics
Amount (estimated):

Website: www.scholarshipsforhispanics.org


Name: Straightforward Media Minority Scholarship
Amount (estimated):

Website: www.straightforwardmedia.com/minority/


Name: United Negro College Fund
Amount (estimated):

Website: www.uncf.org/scholarship


Name: Korean American Scholarship Foundation
Amount (estimated): $

Website: www.kasf.org


Name: Jewish Free Loan Association
Amount (estimated): $2000 undergrad & $2500 graduate (This is an interest free loan)

Website: www.jfla.org