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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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Housing

Otis housing Playa del Oro
Going away to college allows academic, personal and social growth. Otis is a place of self-discovery where students belong to a community that supports diversity, individuality, and artistic creativity. Where students live is critical to the quality of their college experience. In the Otis Student Housing Program you will participate in fun and interactive programs, workshops, and events, and receive 24/7 guidance and support from our on-site Residence Life Staff. You'll grow and develop in a diverse community of artists, realize your full potential, and make friends that will last a lifetime!
Housing Program Brochure (page turning software) or download a PDF version (5mb)

Otis housing complex with pool

In one of Southern California's most desirable communities and only two blocks from Otis, Playa del Oro offers educational, cultural, social, and recreational opportunities, including convenient access to freeways, dining, beaches, shopping, and the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Owned and operated by Decron Properties, Playa del Oro's contemporary design creates a light and airy feel. Nestled a in dynamic canopy of lush flowers, tree and tropical plays are spas, a sparkling pool with barbeques, a fitness center, and a resident lounge.
How to Apply!
Step 1 Complete and submit and official OSHP application (in your acceptance packet and online here!)
   
Step 2 Submit an initial Security/Damage Deposit of $500.00 (USD)
 
 

You will be contacted if you have secured a space in the housing program. Priority is given to students currently residing in countries outside the U.S., out-of-state students, and those from Northern California. The priority Deadline is May 1. After May 1, space will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are offered a space and decline, you forfeit your deposit. Deposits will be returned to those students who are not offered a space for the fall and/or spring semester. Additional information is available in Housing and Residence Life.