Events
  • Daniel Mendel-Black has exhibited widely in the U.S. and abroad. Recent shows include Pretty Lips Are Red at China Art Objects Galleries in Los Angeles, and André Butzer, Marcel Hüppauff, Daniel Mendel-Black, Philipp Schwalb at Galerie Bernd Kugler in Innsbruck, Austria. Mendel-Black’s work is represented in a number of public collections.

  • Join us at the opening of our 2017 exhibition on THURSDAY, JANUARY 19TH at 6:30pm at Otis College Fine Art Graduate Studios. Exhibit curated by GFA Students, Alex Kay and Shirin Bolourchi.

  • Tim Walsh, is the inventor of the board game Blurt!, which sold more than a milion copies. Tim has lincesned toy and game concepts to Hasbro, Mattel, Brio, Educational Insights, Imagine Entertaiment, and others. Be inspired and entertained by the stories behind the creation of blockbuster toys and games.

     

  • Todd Bradford Richmond presents a solo exhibition of new paintings and installation for his Graduate Thesis at The Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art & Design, on view January 22 to February 1, 2017 (closes at 12noon on Feb 1). There will be an artist reception on Saturday, January 28, 2-6pm.

  • Tim Davis's wry photographs find the sublime in the quotidian. Whether shooting an abandoned pair of sneakers, the streets of a nameless suburb, or the corner of a framed painting in a museum, Davis captures the peripheral, everyday beauty of our daily life.

  • Otis College of Art and Design and The Art and Design Department at CSUDH will be partnering to bring two Ceramics Artist, Diego Romero ('90) and Michael Sherrill to give a guest lecture and workshop demonstration to take place at both campuses in conjunction with the 73rd Scripps Ceramic Annua, curated by Joan Takayama-Ogawa (Otis College Faculty member).

  • Workshop at Otis College campus with ceramic artist, Michael Sherrill.

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LA Portfolio Day

National Portfolio Day 2017

 

Otis College of Art and Design will be hosting the Los Angeles Portfolio Day event on January 15, 2017 from 12-4pm!

Portfolio Day events are held across the country starting in the fall. To view the schedule of events for 2016-17, visit the National Portfolio Day Association website. Bring your portfolio (original artwork, sketchbooks, digital work on laptops/tablets) for an informal review by representatives from art and design schools, and learn about their programs of study. High school students, parents, teachers, guidance counselors and college transfer students are encouraged to attend. This event is free and open to the public.

 

SCHEDULE:

Otis College will also be offering optional programming in the morning prior to the Portfolio Day event for visitors arriving early to campus. Please check-in when you arrive on campus.

9:30-10:00am  Financial Aid Info Session

10:00-11:00am  Careers in the Arts Panel Discussion

10:00-11:30am  Campus Life Tours

12:00-4:00pm  Portfolio Day Event

 

DINING ON CAMPUS:

The Otis Cafe and our dining hall, Elaine's, will be open to visitors throughout the day. Please stop by for some food or refreshments during your break from portfolio reviews. View more details here.

 

PARKING/DIRECTIONS:

Limited on campus and street parking will be available. Carpooling to the campus for the event is highly encouraged. The entrance to our parking garage is on La Tijera between Lincoln and Loyola.

Directions to our campus at 9045 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045 can be found on our website here.

 

PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS:

View a list of majors offered by the schools attending LA Portfolio Day here: www.portfolioday.net/losangeles

ALBERTA COLLEGE OF ART + DESIGN

ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN

CALIFORNIA COLLEGE OF THE ARTS

CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF THE ARTS

CLEVELAND INSTITUTE OF ART

COLLEGE FOR CREATIVE STUDIES

COLUMBUS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN

THE COOPER UNION SCHOOL OF ART

CORNISH COLLEGE OF THE ARTS

EMILY CARR UNIVERSITY OF ART + DESIGN

FASHION INSTITUTE OF DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING

FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

KANSAS CITY ART INSTITUTE

LAGUNA COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN

LESLEY UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN

LYME ACADEMY COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS

MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN

MARYLAND INSTITUTE COLLEGE OF ART

MINNEAPOLIS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN

NEW YORK SCHOOL OF INTERIOR DESIGN

OREGON COLLEGE OF ART AND CRAFT

OTIS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN

PACIFIC NORTHWEST COLLEGE OF ART

PARIS COLLEGE OF ART

PARSONS THE NEW SCHOOL FOR DESIGN

PENNSYLVANIA ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS

PRATT MWP COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN

RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN

RINGLING COLLEGE OF ART + DESIGN

ROCKY MOUNTAIN COLLEGE OF THE ARTS

SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE

SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

SCHOOL OF THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS

STAMPS SCHOOL OF ART AND DESIGN UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY

THE UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS

WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS

WOODBURY UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDIA

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