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  • Rendering female models and celebrities on large-scale canvases and with quick, expressive brushstrokes, painter Katherine Bernhardt examines representations of beauty in mainstream media and fashion photography. She paints her subjects with severe, exaggerated features and emaciated limbs that sometimes morph into abstraction, recalling the works of Pablo Picasso. “Some people ask if I hate the models I paint,” she says. “I say no, I don't hate them.

  • UpCycle Day 2014!

    Sep 03| Special Event
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    Join us for the 3rd Annual UpCycle Day!

    Learn about the Resource Exchange

    Bring your excess supplies and materials to share and trade. 

    Stock up for the school year with Free supplies and materials. 

    Help divert our collective waste from ending up in landfills.

     

  • Forrest Gander

    Sep 03| Lectures
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    Otis Books/Seismicity Editions is pleased to publish Panic Cure: Poetry from Spain for the 21st Century, an anthology of poems from eleven contemporary Spanish poets, active from the 1960s through the present. Selected and translated by Forrest Gander, Panic Cure is notable for its impressive range of poetic voices.

  • Jan Brandt

    Sep 04| Lectures
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  • Joel Kyack

    Sep 09| Lectures
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    JOEL KYACK Lives and works in Los Angeles.

    ghebaly.com/artists/joel-kyack

  • A dynamic portrait of the life of computer prodigy Aaron Swartz who championed free speech and data sharing, this must-see documentary premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and was the opening night film at the 2014 Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. 

    We're excited the film’s director Brian Knappenberger will be our special guest speaker for the Q & A moderated by Movies that Matter series producers Judy Arthur and Perri Chasin after the screening. 

  • Koenraad Dedobbeleer lives and works in Brussels.

     

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Fair Use Checklist [PDF] - Prepared by the Millard Sheets Library

Information on Fair Use and Film [PDF] - The Society for Cinema and Media Studies’ Statement of Best Practices for Fair Use in Teaching for Film and Media Educators

 

Educational Use is defined as private study and research.

You May use unaltered text and images from most licensed or copyrighted library online resources for:

  • classroom activities and assignments
  • displays and performances within the college as long as they are free of charge
  • free presentations or performances at educational seminars, conferences, or workshops
  • student or faculty portfolios not intended for public display or for sale

But you must cite the materials. Consult the course style guides for rules governing quotations and citation format, etc.

You May Not not lift text or images from licensed or copyrighted library online resources for:

  • republishing in any format (including web sites)
  • redistribution beyond the college by any means
  • commercial or business-related purposes
  • fundraising, marketing, or public relations without the express permission of the copyright owner and/or licensing agency.

If you wish to include copyrighted materials for the above uses, you are responsible for securing permissions in advance.

Adaptations of Images...
If you use images from library online resources and then alter or modify them, or incorporate them into another work -- the adaptations are still subject to these guidelines.

Downloading...
You may not retain text or images downloaded from library online resources beyond the life of our contract with the provider, or beyond your affiliation with the school.

Otis Library Must...
To fulfill our contracts with resource providers, we will report willing and knowing violations of these guidelines to the publisher or copyright owner. We reserve the right to deny access to online resources and to revoke the library privileges of any user who intentionally violates our licensing agreements or U.S. copyright law.

What About "Free" Stuff Downloaded from Web?
It is a good idea to follow the same guidelines. Assume that what you find on the web is copyrighted unless otherwise stated.

 

Excellent Report: Copyright, Permission, and Fair Use among Visual Arts and the Academic and Museum Visual Arts Communities

 

Summary of Copyright Notice Required by HEOA