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  • Campus offices and facilities are closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.

    Ahamnson Hall and Galef Center are open Saturday May 23 and Sunday May 24, 9-6.

    Graduate Studios are open to those students who have approved access.

  • Patrons Circle Tour

    May 30| Special Event

    Otis' Patrons Circle Tour of Downtown L.A.!

    Discover how the creative economy is transforming downtown Los Angeles.  Studios and galleries continue to move to the heart of our city and into areas that were off the beaten path just a year ago. Otis Patrons Circle members will enjoy an Otis-inspired tour of downtown L.A.'s vibrant scene.  

    Tour includes:
    Visit to Kent Twitchell's ('77 MFA) new studio, followed by a short ride to see a few of his downtown murals

    Inside peek of Cynthia Vincent's ('88 Fashion Design) fashion design studio

  • Design Week 2015

    Jun 21| Special Event


    Design Week June 21-27, 2015




    Field Experiments: Benjamin Harrison Bryant, New York and Paul Marcus Fuog, Melbourne And Karim Charlebois-Zariffa, Quebec/NYC




Graduate Graphic Design Radar

May 19, 2015
Graduate Graphic Design

OTIS MFA Graphic Design

Annual Design Week


Thursday, June 25, 2015, 6pm

Otis College of Art and Design
9045 Lincoln Boulevard, LA, CA 90045

Galef-Lighting Studio     Admission – Free

Evening Speakers:

–Tania Prill, Zurich

–April Greiman, Los Angeles

and Laurie Haycock Makela, Los Angeles

–FieldExperiments, Melbourne + NYC

–Lu Liang, Amsterdam

and  Cédric Van Parys, Rotterdam

–Cameron Ewing, San Francisco

–Agency Collective, San Francisco

–Takashi Yanai, Los Angeles

funded in part by 

The Consulate General of The Netherlands 

(logo here)

May 5, 2015
Graduate Graphic Design

Congrats on some great type design in Greg Lindy’s class. Above: MFA 2, Carolina Ibarra.  Below: selection of BFA/MFA typefaces. 

May 4, 2015
Graduate Graphic Design

The MFA Graphic Design Faculty: (left to right): Julie Cho, Joe Potts, Chris Svensson, Kali Nikitas (Chair), Tanya Rubbak (Assistant Chair), Riah Buchanon, Benjamin Woodlock MIA: Yasmin Khan, Davey Whitcraft, John White, Neil Doshi, Menno Cruijsen (Visiting Faculty from LAVA Design, Amsterdam)

May 4, 2015
Graduate Graphic Design

May 4, 2015
Graduate Graphic Design


The absolute best #typo15 in San Francisco!!!!!! Thanks to all for making it a huge success. ONE BIG LOVE FEST

Apr 23, 2015
Graduate Graphic Design

Otis MFAGD reunion. Two successful, happy chaps!!!!

Mar 30, 2015
Graduate Graphic Design

Mar 30, 2015
Graduate Graphic Design

final works from Otis MFA Graphic Design Travel Excursion, 2015

Mar 30, 2015
Graduate Graphic Design

Final Dinner/Exhibition Holland/Belgium 2015

Mar 25, 2015
Graduate Graphic Design

Visits in Antwerp + Sint Lucas Gent crazy wonderful trip