Events
  • Lecture presented by Kata McNamara. From contemporary art museums to independent project spaces to college art galleries, Otis College Director of Galleries and Exhibitions, Kate McNamara, will discuss her dedicated engagement with alternative and not-for-profit art spaces and the vital role these kinds of institutions play in today’s contemporary art world.

  • Open Studios

    Jun 23| Special Event
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    Open Studios: L.A. Summer Residency

    The artists and designers of the first-ever L.A. Summer Residency invite you to their open studio event! The public can join family and friends as they tour the studios and view all of the incredible work produced during the past three weeks. A closing reception will follow from 4-5:30pm.

    The L.A. Summer Residency at Otis College of Art and Design offers an opportunity for artists and designers to work side-by-side in an immersive three-week residency within the vibrant art and design community of Los Angeles.

  • Closing Reception

    Jun 23| Special Event
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    Closing Reception: L.A. Summer Residency

     

    The L.A. Summer Residency at Otis College of Art and Design offers an opportunity for artists and designers to work side-by-side in an immersive three-week residency within the vibrant art and design community of Los Angeles.

    More information about the L.A. Summer Residency Program.

     

    Join us for the closing reception of Otis College’s first residency. 

    Friday, June 23, 2017  

    The Forum | 4:00 PM

  • Sitting in Sound

    Jul 15| Special Event
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    Jesse Fleming, A Theory of Everything, 2015, Installation view.
     
  • Opening Reception

    Jul 15| Special Event
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    L: Nora Slade, Kate Mouse Mickey Moss, 2014, Photo transfer and fabric paint on sweatshirt, cardboard and found objects. R: Marisa Takal, I Love My Sister, 2016, Oil on canvas, 65 x 50 inches.

    Opening Reception for the two-person exhibition of work by the Los Angeles-based artists Nora Slade and Marisa Takal

    Light snacks and refreshments.

    Exhibition on view July 15 - August 19, 2017.

    Bolsky Gallery located across from Ben Maltz Gallery, ground floor, Galef Center for Fine Arts.

  • Amelia Gray is the author of the short story collections AM/PM, Museum of the Weird, and Gutshot, as well as the novels Threats and, most recently, Isadora, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Her fiction and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Tin House, and VICE. She is winner of the New York Public Library Young Lions Award, of FC2's Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Prize, and a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. 

  • Image: BijaRi, On the rooftops of Santa Domingo-Savio neighborhood as part of the project Contando con Nosotros, 2011

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Independent Contractors

Welcome to Otis College’s Independent Contractor Questionnaire Form!

 

The Independent Contractor Questionnaire online form is a compliance questionnaire created to determine the proper employment status between an Independent Contractor and an Employee.

Otis College Employee

This is processed by Human Resources & Development.

Anyone who performs services for Otis College in which the College controls what will be done and how it will be done. The factors designating someone as an employee include, but are not limited to:

  • A specific wage or salary.
  • An implied or written contract.
  • Control of the person’s work by the College.

Example: Someone hired to photograph a College-sponsored event where the College provides the camera equipment, space, dictates schedule for work, and pays for the development of the photos.

Independent Contractor

This is processed by Business Office.

Person whose earnings are subject to Self-Employment Tax and the Payer (Client) has the right to control or direct only the result of the work and not what will be done and how it will be done.


Online Independent Contractor Questionnaire


When you have finished

Once the online form is completed, you will be contacted by either Human Resources & Development or the Business Office with further instructions. Please allow at least three (3) business days for review.

  • If you are contacted by Human Resources & Development you will have to go through a recruitment process.
  • If you are contacted by the Business Office you will need to go through an Independent Contractor contract.

For additional information

What is an Honorarium Payment?

This is a payment to a guest who is not an Otis College Employee invited by a Department to lecture or present to the College Community. A token of thanks for an expert in a particular field and not payment for services.

Example: Guest Lecturer for one night who is a well renowned Fine Artist.

Honorarium Checklist (pdf)

 

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