• Ruby Neri is a sculptor, painter, and former street artist from San Francisco and Los Angeles, California, known for her evocative portrayal of horses.

  • Otis in NYC
    October 27, 2016 
    6 - 8 pm 
    Franklin Parrasch Gallery
    53 East 64 Street
    New York, NY 10065

    Otis College President Bruce W. Ferguson is coming to NYC! 
    Please come say hello and visit with your fellow alumni and friends of Otis College of Art and Design.
    Drinks and hors d'oeuvres.


  • Lecture takes place at 356 S. Mission Rd., co-presented with Ben Maltz Gallery in conjunction with the exhibition Polly Apfelbaum: Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes.

    New York-based critic and independent curator Bob Nickas presents his musings on one hundred paintings, choosing one from each year from 1915-2015.

  • Bob Nickas

    Oct 31| Lectures

    Bob Nickas is a critic and independent curator based in New York, having organized more than ninety exhibitions since 1984.
    He was Curatorial Advisor at P.S.1/MoMA in New York between 2004-07, where his exhibitions include: 
    Lee Lozano: Drawn From Life; 
    William Gedney—Christopher Wool: Into the Night; 
    Stephen Shore: American Surfaces; 
    Wolfgang Tillmans: Freedom From The Known. 

  • Looking at the recent works of Sebastian Stumpf one finds an interplay between performance and the recording of performance, between the execution of a physical act and the documentation of it by means of a camera. [He] operates in two distinct realms: in the empty spaces of contemporary art institutions and in urban settings with their preexisting orders. […] An inconspicuous architectural detail suddenly becomes the catalyst for a physical exploit…. The art gallery becomes a space for action.

  • Passionate Voices Expressed in Sound Bearing Plastic: An Evening with Collector Richard Shelton

  • Zackary Drucker is an independent artist, cultural producer, and trans woman who breaks down the way we think about gender, sexuality, and seeing. She has performed and exhibited her work internationally in museums, galleries, and film festivals including the Whitney Biennial 2014, MoMA PS1, Hammer Museum, Art Gallery of Ontario, MCA San Diego, and SF MoMA, among others. Drucker is an Emmy-nominated Producer for the docu-series This Is Me, as well as a Producer on Golden Globe and Emmy-winning Transparent.


Newsletter May and June 2010

Graduate Fine Arts Newsletter May  June 2010

Compiled by Annetta Kapon
See also the current newsletter and the newsletter archive.


Alum LUIS HERNANDEZ took part in BINATIONAL ART SHOW on Friday April 30th at Johnny Cab, El Centro, CA, and on Friday May 7th at Mexicali Rose Community Gallery, Ave. Colima #1436, Colonia Pueblo Nuevo, Mexicali, BC.

Grad Fine Arts Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON is in International HarborArts Outdoor Exhibition of Large-scale Artwork at Boston Harbor Shipyard Juried by Randi Hopkins, Associate Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston from June 12 to September 30, 2010.

Grads EDITH BEAUCAGE, MARK LEASOR, ADAM PENA, SERGIO BROMBERG, MATT CARTER, HINA FAGU, OMAR GALLEGOS, KATHLEEN MASSELINK-VALENZUELA, JENNIFER WOLF, and KARMA HENRY have their final thesis exhibition All Together Now (With Feeling) in the Bolsky Gallery from May 5 to June 6, 2010.

2010 Otis-Sandberg exchange residency fellow alum NINA LAURINOLLI '09 took part in the international alternative art fair Kunstvlaai 2010 at Cultuurpark Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam from May 15 to May 23.

Alum LUIS HERNANDEZ was included in Mass Emergencies, Concrete Walls Projects at Angels Gate Cultural Center from May 16 to June 20, 2010.

Alum ERICA STEPHENS showed her work in "Trunk Show" on Saturday, May 22 at 800 Exposition Avenue in Dallas, TX

ROY DOWELL, chair of Grad Fine Arts, was selected for "critic's pick" in the May issue of Art News. Correspondent Hunter Drohojowska describes Dowell's collage technique and sources, which range from Mexican retablos to prints by Corita Kent. 

Alum ERIC MEDINE gave a LAVA ( presentation on using YouTube and Flickr API for video mixing in Resolume on Saturday, May 27 at the LPM festival in Rome, Italy.

Alum WENDY GIVEN had a solo show How to Explain Magic to a Dead Rabbit,  at the Wieden + Kennedy Gallery in Portland, Oregon from  June 3- 25, 2010.

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