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  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring John Houck, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Join Otis’ new President Bruce W. Ferguson and new Director of Galleries and Exhibitions Kate McNamara at a special reception for alumni and friends at the historic National Arts Club.

    Tuesday, October 6, 2015
    7:00 – 9:00 pm

    National Arts Club
    15 Gramercy Park South
    New York, NY 10003
    Business Casual attire is required by the National Arts Club
    For dress code information, visit: www.nationalartsclub.org (under About Us/FAQs)

  • 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.  

  • 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


MAY 2013


Compiled by Annetta Kapon
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Alum MATT CARTER '10 showed his work in Séance, a group show curated by Mario Vasquez at Coagula Curatorial from May 18th to June 15th, 2013.

Grad Fine Arts Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON is showing her installation *Not Actual Size at the PROXY Gallery in Culver City from May 1 to May 31. https://ospace.otis.edu/proxy_gallery

Alum SABINE DEHNEL '03 has a one person exhibition Drop The Thought at LSD Galerie in Berlin, Germany from May 24 to June 21, 2013. Dehnel is also in the group exhibition Pounds, Shillings, Pence at LSD Galerie Berlin, from April 26 to May 18, 2013.

Grad Professor RENEE PETROPOULOS and Chair ROY DOWELL are included in the book L.A Rising: SoCal Artists Before 1980, by Lyn Kienholz.

Grad faculty JOHN KNIGHT has an exhibition at Portikus in Frankfurt, Germany, from May 4 to June 30, 2013. www.portikus.de..

Grad Fine Arts Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON'S video The Line Between Beverly Hills and Los Angeles 2013 was shown on all LA Metro buses on Friday, May 10, 2013. The project, Out The Window, is organized by LA Freewaves.

Grad Fine Arts Chair ROY DOWELL is included in the group exhibition California Visual Music (Three generations of Abstraction) at the Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University from May 8 to June 22, 2013.

Grads SHIVA ALIABADI and KATY COWAN participated in Come As You Are at LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division) in West Hollywood on May 23, 2013.