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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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High School Seniors

You can apply for fall semester entrance at Foundation, Sophomore or Junior-level standing. The spring semester is available for Foundation students, Second-Semester Sophomores, and the Architecture/Landscape/Interiors "Jump Start" program.

 

Applying to college can seem intimidating. Our counselors make it easy. Visit. Call or email. We are here to help you with the process.


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Check Us Out 
It's easy. Our counselors can help with any questions. Call (310) 665-6820 or email. See what makes Otis a unique and vibrant community by visiting the campus and seeing student stories and work on our website. If you can’t come to us, we may be coming to you at a National Portfolio event. See all the options at otis.edu/events. We want to be your first choice.

     
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Apply: online application 
The priority date for Spring 2015 is November 15, 2014.
The priority date for Fall 2015 is February 15, 2015.
Be first in line for housing, scholarships, and everything else you need to have the best transition to college. The earlier you apply, the more we can help you! Enter a valid e-mail address that you check often.
That’s how we will contact you.

     
3   Turn in your materials

Using the link we provide, upload your essay and portfolio. Don’t forget to send us transcripts and test scores. Your application will generate a list of items that you need to submit once you apply.

     
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Paying for college
Our Financial Aid Office will help you put together a package of grants, scholarships, loans, and/or work study to bridge the gap between your resources and the cost of tuition and fees. Be sure to apply for financial aid at www.fafsa.ed.gov (U.S. citizens and permanent residents).

     
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Choose Otis! Tell us you will attend the Spring 2015 term by December 1!
If you've apple for 
the Fall 2015 term, let us know you will attend by May 1!
It's all about fit, and we hope you choose Otis!
Contact us with any questions.