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  • View work by the next generation of creative professionals in

    Architecture/Landscape/Interiors
    Communication Arts: Advertising Design, Graphic Design, Illustration
    Digital Media: Animation, Game & Entertainment Design, Motion Design
    Fashion Design: Costume Design
    Fine Arts: Painting, Photography, Sculpture/New Genres
    Product Design
    Toy Design

    Graduate Fine Arts

  • Welcome to I Hope the Wind Don’t Blow, a look into the nine month process of interactions between a graduate class of eight students of Otis College of Art and Design Graduate Program in Public Practice, and the communities of Sun Village, Littlerock and surrounding areas of Antelope Valley. The presentation begins with a public reception Saturday, May 9, 6-8pm. 
     
  • View work by the next generation of creative professionals in

    Architecture/Landscape/Interiors
    Communication Arts: Advertising Design, Graphic Design, Illustration
    Digital Media: Animation, Game & Entertainment Design, Motion Design
    Fashion Design: Costume Design
    Fine Arts: Painting, Photography, Sculpture/New Genres
    Product Design
    Toy Design

    Graduate Fine Arts

  • CLASS OF 2015 COMMENCEMENT!

    The 2015 Otis Commencement Exercises is scheduled for Sunday, May 10,  2015. The ceremony will be be held at 3:00pm locally at Westchester Park, due to limited space available on campus as a result of the Campus expansion project. More details on Commencment will be emailed to students during the Spring 2015 semester. Please save the date for commencment.

    For questions or comment related to ALL commencement related matters, please contact Mike Luna, Director of Student Activities at (310) 846-2595.

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Apr 27, 2015
Millard Sheets Library
FREE Preservation Week bookmarks now in the library … with tips on preserving specific types of material like comic books, electronic media, and photographs. During the week of April 26 through May 2, the American Library Association encourages libraries and other institutions to highlight what we can do, individually and in our communities, to preserve [more]
Apr 14, 2015
Millard Sheets Library
cropped-vrc_banner21.jpgDear Otis Community, The Library is conducting assessment and could use your support in sharing your feedback about Library Services. The Visual Resources Center (VRC) would like to know how you find and use images for teaching/instruction/research to help us better serve your needs. Please take a moment and fill out the Image Use Survey. Take [more]
Apr 8, 2015
Millard Sheets Library
Bookmaking Projects 2014Work from Fall 2014 BOOKMAKING PROJECTS CLASS is in the library vitrine through Sunday Apr. 12. Includes books by Frankie Hamersma, Alyssa Zack, Jonathan Duarte, Jamie Nichols, and Robyn Hwang.  
Apr 1, 2015
Millard Sheets Library
dvds01-smAs discussed in an earlier post, the Library is paring down its collections in preparation for the move to our new space in 2016. We are now weeding VHS tapes and DVDs, beginning with the Feature Films, Literature and Television sections. Weeding Criteria: Videos that have not circulated in 3 years or more Videos that [more]
Feb 19, 2015
Millard Sheets Library
Weeding - illustration from 12th C. French ManuscriptIt’s not what you weed—it’s what you leave. By the Library entrance, you may have noticed that there are many books being given away. That’s because in preparation for our move to a new space in 2016, we are weeding the collection. People sometimes get emotional about weeding in libraries. Just like with a garden, [more]
Jan 7, 2015
Millard Sheets Library
26 gasoline stations cover2The College Book Art Association (CBAA) meets at Scripps College in Claremont, this weekend (January 9-10). Ed Ruscha will be the closing speaker Saturday evening and his artist’s book Twentysix Gasoline Stations will be discussed earlier in the day by a panel that includes Cynthia Marsh, former chair of our Communication Arts Dept. and now [more]
Nov 19, 2014
Millard Sheets Library
Stages-of-the-Hajj-by-Daniel-MellisBy Jenny Kim BOOKING THE JOURNEY at Otis College of Art and Design library showcases a display of artist’s books that thoughtfully express the experience of one’s journey. The exhibition encourages a different perspective of exploration and discovery through sharing. There are many books on display, but the one that spoke to me is Daniel [more]
Nov 13, 2014
Millard Sheets Library
Hope that everyone is enjoying the term. We have some announcements about the research and subscription databases available to the Otis community. If you have any questions or comments, please let us know. Going, Going, Gone World Folklore and Folklife Our subscription to World Folklore and Folklife is ending on December 31, 2014. Please plan [more]
Nov 10, 2014
Millard Sheets Library
LIbrary-staff-in-costume-under-bannerAs promised, the Millard Sheets Library participated in the Otis Bite ‘n Flight. Zombies librarians took over, including hacking our web site. Alas, we did not win, but we had lots of fun decorating!
Oct 23, 2014
Millard Sheets Library
Cyclops-and-VickiUndeterred by the Cyclops in our midst, the “Odyssey Travelers” enjoyed a day-long celebration of Homer’s epic poem last Saturday. The event included activities at Loyola Marymount’s Archaeology Center and Laband Art Gallery, the Westchester/Loyola Village Branch of the LA Public Library, and the Millard Sheets Library at Otis and was part of the L.A. [more]