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Events
  • Lucy Orta (b. Sutton Coldfield, UK, 1966) and Jorge Orta (b. Rosario, Argentina, 1953) founded Studio Orta in 1991. Lucy + Jorge Orta’s collaborative practice focuses on the social and ecological factors of environmental sustainability to realise major bodies of work employing drawing, sculpture, installation, object making, couture, painting and silkscreen printing, as well staging workshops, ephemeral interventions and performances.

  • Otis Community Banquet

    Oct 22| Special Event
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    In conjunction with the exhibition Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta
    Wednesday, October 22 | Bobrow Green
    11:30am – 12:30pm: Banquet for participating classes
    12:30 – 1:15pm: Open to Otis Community to view class projects created for Banquet, and sample soup and fruit-infused water

  • Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artists Lucy + Jorge Orta.

    Thursday, October 23rd, 10am

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

  • Artists Lucy + Jorge Orta in conversation with the curators Ginger Gregg Duggan and Judith Hoos Fox of the traveling exhibition Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta. The conversation is followed by a reception. Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta is on view in the Ben Maltz Gallery through December 6, 2014.

  • JP Munro

    Oct 28| Lectures
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    Born 1975, Inglewood, CA. Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

    chinaartobjects.com/artists/jp-munro/

  • Minor Declaration

    Oct 29| Student Event
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    Highly Recommended for Sophomores

  • Rob Spillman

    Oct 29| Lectures
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    Rob Spillman is Editor and co-founder of Tin House, which has been honored in Best American Stories, Best American Essays, Best American Poetry, O’Henry Prize Stories, the Pushcart Prize Anthology and numerous other anthologies. He is also Executive Editor of Tin House Books and co-founder of the Tin House Literary Festival. His writing has appeared in BookForum, the Boston Review, Connoisseur, Details, GQ, Nerve, the New York Times Book Review, Rolling Stone, Salon, Spin, Sports Illustrated, Time, Vanity Fair, Vogue, and elsewhere.

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Library Exhibitions

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The Millard Sheets Library regularly exhibits items from its Special Collections, especially from the Artists' Books Collection.

Get updates about our exhibitions.

Recent exhibitions have included Chance Operations, Random Access and From Here to There.

While neither Special Collections nor the Artists’ Books Collection are browse-able like the open book stacks are, individual items from both collections may pulled for supervised use in the library.

Instructors who would like their classes to view material are requested to schedule the visit at least one week in advance.

Please direct questions to Cathy Chambers by phone (310) 665-6327 or email (cathcham@otis.edu).

Help Needed

Altered-1The Otis library is in the process of discarding outdated, shabby, and underused books and we need YOU to come in and take these discarded items off our hands. Some we’re giving away but most are in the book sale priced at $1 or a little more. What can you do with discarded library books? [more]
Publication Date: 
Monday, June 23, 2014

From There to Here

1_16 014On display in the library: From There to Here, a collaborative, limited edition book created by Otis Lab Press Technicians Jennifer Graves, Janet Kupchick, Leslie Ross-Robertson & Jamie Russom. Jennifer, Janet, Leslie and Jamie chose a flag book structure for their collaborative project and each of the four used a horizontal sequence of flags (or [more]
Publication Date: 
Friday, March 14, 2014