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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Retirement

HR Benefits
 
Retirement Plan

Otis College offers a great retirement plan through Transamerica Retirement Solutions, our retirement plan administrator.

The Retirement Plan is a special type commonly referred to as a 403(b) plan. All employees are eligible to participate in the plan through Salary Deferral. Through Salary Deferral you can:

  • Add to your retirement savings on a pre-tax basis.
  • Pay no federal or state taxes on these savings or the investment income until you withdraw your funds.
  • Have the option to choose a specific percentage withheld from your salary.

Otis College also makes a contribution for employees who satisfy eligibility requirements including a waiting period, service hours, and age requirements.

To learn more about the Otis College's 403b Retirement Plan or to check your account click on the link below to access the Transamerica Retirement Solutions web portal.

Otis College 403b Retirement Plan

To help you make better investment decisions, Otis College offers free, counseling sessions for all employees and counseling on retirement planning.  Click here for more information:

Investment Counseling

 

Note:  The Summary Plan Description (SPD) contains major plan provisions including eligibility, benefits, and distribution of plan assets.  The Plan Document is also on file in Human Resources and is the controlling document for the adjustment or settlement of questions or claims.  To access the SPD click on:
Summary Plan Description
2014 403b SMM (Plan Update)
TRS Easy Access to Your Account

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