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. 

  • Luis J. Rodriguez was Los Angeles Poet Laureate from 2014-2016. The twenty-fifth edition of his first book, Poems Across the Pavement, won a 2015 Paterson Award for Sustained Literary Achievement. He has written fourteen other books of poetry, children’s literature, fiction, and nonfiction, including the best-selling memoir Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. Rodriguez is also founding editor of Tia Chucha Press and co-founder of Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural & Bookstore in the San Fernando Valley. In 2016 Tia Chucha Press produced the largest anthology of L.A.-area poets, Coiled Serpent: Poets Arising from the Cultural Quakes & Shifts of Los Angeles. Rodriguez’s last memoir It Calls You Back: An Odyssey Through Love, Addiction, Revolutions, and Healing was a finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award. His latest poetry collection Borrowed Bones appeared in 2016 from Curbstone Books/Northwestern University Press.

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Workplace Injury or Incident

Workplace Injury

What should I do if I am injured on the job?

  • We ask that you report any workplace injury to your immediate supervisor.
  • Employees can also obtain information from the Security Guard at the Goldsmith Campus afterhours and on the weekends.

Who can treat my workplace injury?

  • Your student will need to contact the Registrar's office
  • You can designate a treating doctor in advance of injury.
  • The College will also direct faculty and staff at the following sites to:

+ Westchester and El Segundo sites to:
  Concentra Urgent Care
  6033 West Century Blvd., Suite 200
  Los Angeles, CA 90045
  24 hours, 7 days a week

+ Fashion Campus and Santa Monica Campus are directed to Kaiser On-the-Job.

Who and what is covered by workers compensation?

Workers Compensation is insurance coverage that provides for medical, surgical, hospital, and rehabilitative treatment in the event that you are injured on the job, in addition to payment for loss of earnings resulting from work related injuries.

  • All faculty and staff are covered
  • All student workers are covered

When are employees covered?

  • Employees are covered while on campus
  • Employees are covered off campus when working for the college
  • Employees who travel overseas when working for the college are also covered

When an injury occurs?

  • If we determine that you have a serious injury – Otis personnel will contact 911, on your behalf.
  • You should also notify HR if the injury needs immediate care so that we can assist you in obtaining medical treatment.
  • Notify your supervisor following any work related injury no matter how minor.
  • Notify Human Resources – Pamela Sasuga extension 6911.
  • We will arrange for non-emergency transportation to Concentra if necessary.
  • A shuttle service is available from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Concentra Shuttle service - telephone (310) 365-0336.

What should I do after I have received medical care?

  • Complete an Incident Report Form
  • Work with HR to notify your emergency contacts if necessary
  • Human Resources will assist you with obtaining benefits including worker's compensation, completing the initial report for the insurance carrier and coordination of any additional benefits.

Incident Report Guidelines

If there is an emergency call 911 immediately and notify the guard at extension 6965 for Goldsmith campus.

What to do when you need assistance?

If you need assistance please contact Human Resources at (310) 846-2597. We will give you directions on next steps. Once we have responded to your immediate needs, we ask you to complete an incident report form.

The Incident Report Form should be completed if you are a victim or a witness to the following situations:

  • Assault
  • Harassment
  • Injury
  • Theft
  • Property Damage
  • Car damage / Vandalism
  • Other

Where can I obtain an incident report form?

The Incident Report Form is available online.
Fill it out as completely as possible, including any action taken as a result of the accident or incident.

  • The Incident Report form, found on-line, should be filled out within 24 hours of the occurrence. Copies will automatically be sent to Facilities, Human Resources and Student Affairs when applicable. If the incident or accident is life threatening, please call 911 then contact Human Resources at (310) 846-2597.

For an incident involving a student, see Incident, Injury, Misconduct, or Concern Involving a Student.

What will happen once the incident report has been filed?

  • All incidents will be investigated by the designated department head asappropriate (i.e. Student Affairs, Human Resources, or Facilities) and resolved within 30 days of occurrence.
  • A follow-up with the victim will be completed to document anything that needs to be corrected.
  • Any steps taken to assist or resolve the incident.
  • The on-line follow-up form will automatically be sent to designated departments when the form is submitted.

 

 

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