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  • Rendering female models and celebrities on large-scale canvases and with quick, expressive brushstrokes, painter Katherine Bernhardt examines representations of beauty in mainstream media and fashion photography. She paints her subjects with severe, exaggerated features and emaciated limbs that sometimes morph into abstraction, recalling the works of Pablo Picasso. “Some people ask if I hate the models I paint,” she says. “I say no, I don't hate them.

  • UpCycle Day 2014!

    Sep 03| Special Event
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    Join us for the 3rd Annual UpCycle Day!

    Learn about the Resource Exchange

    Bring your excess supplies and materials to share and trade. 

    Stock up for the school year with Free supplies and materials. 

    Help divert our collective waste from ending up in landfills.

     

  • Forrest Gander

    Sep 03| Lectures
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    Otis Books/Seismicity Editions is pleased to publish Panic Cure: Poetry from Spain for the 21st Century, an anthology of poems from eleven contemporary Spanish poets, active from the 1960s through the present. Selected and translated by Forrest Gander, Panic Cure is notable for its impressive range of poetic voices.

  • Jan Brandt

    Sep 04| Lectures
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  • Joel Kyack

    Sep 09| Lectures
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    JOEL KYACK Lives and works in Los Angeles.

    ghebaly.com/artists/joel-kyack

  • A dynamic portrait of the life of computer prodigy Aaron Swartz who championed free speech and data sharing, this must-see documentary premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and was the opening night film at the 2014 Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. 

    We're excited the film’s director Brian Knappenberger will be our special guest speaker for the Q & A moderated by Movies that Matter series producers Judy Arthur and Perri Chasin after the screening. 

  • Koenraad Dedobbeleer lives and works in Brussels.

     

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Transfer Students

A student's financial aid is not automatically transfered to the college. Students should first add Otis (Federal School Code: 001251) to their FAFSA. Transfer students who wish to take out federal and private loans will need to fill out new loan documents for Otis.

Students who have loans should make sure that they have exited their previous school properly and have notified the previous School's Financial Aid Department so that no disbursements occur. Disbursement from the previous school means that the Otis Financial Aid Office cannot offer the same amount of aid or may have to delay until the previous school has returned the funds. Students may have to turn in an in-school deferment for federal loans and an enrollment verification (from the Office of Registration and Records) for private loans.

Students with California State Grants (Cal Grants) should file a change of school through the webgrant portal.  If a student is going to be away for a term or more, the student should file a leave of absence form.

ATTENTION: CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE TRANSFER STUDENTS
Students from a community college should be careful regarding taking out Calgrants since they reduce the yearly eligibility award level. Students may request a community college leave of absence to keep their eligibility at the full amount while going through community college.

Students currently attending a California community college should pay attention to the information on the www.calgrant.org website regarding transfer entitlements.  This can be beneficial if you meet the criteria and have your GPA Verifcation form and FAFSA filled out by the March 2nd deadline.

You are considered for a California Community College Transfer Entitlement if you meet the following criteria:

 

  • Graduated from a California High School or taken the GED after June 30, 2000
  • Currently attend a community college with more than 24 semester or 36 quarter units
  • Intend to transfer to a bachelor degree-granting college
  • Have at least a 2.4 community college GPA
  • Meet the Calgrant Income and Asset eligibity standards
  • Are under the age of 28 as of Dec 31 of the award year
  • Applied before the March 2nd deadline