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  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Ron Athey.  Read more about the artist 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.  




    SCREENING AND CONVERSATION with Margaret Prescod, Founder, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders and host of “Sojourner Truth” on Pacifica Radio’s KPFK.
    Nana Gyamfi, Lawyer-Black Lives Matter, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders.

  • 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?



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!

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
Step 2 Submit an initial Security/Damage Deposit of $550.00 (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. Housing confirmations will be sent out the week of May 11, 2015.  Additional information is available in Housing and Residence Life.


CALL ADMISSIONS 310–665–6820