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  • York Chang (b. 1973, St. Louis, MO) is an interdisciplinary artist who uses forensic and archival information systems as supports for poetic gestures and alternate histories, in order to interrogate the aesthetic conventions of authority which often serve to blur the line between fiction and reality. He earned both his BFA (1996) and Juris Doctorate (2001) from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). York Chang lives and works in Los Angeles, CA, and is represented by Greene Exhibitions. 
     
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  • Oliver Kellhammer is an independent artist, writer and researcher, who seeks, through his botanical interventions and social art practice, to demonstrate nature’s surprising ability to recover from damage. His recent work has focused on the psychosocial effects of climate change, cleaning up contaminated soils, reintroducing prehistoric trees to landscape damaged by industrial logging and cataloging the ecology of brownfield ecologies. He currently works as a lecturer in sustainable systems at Parsons in New York City.
     
  • Emily Kendal Frey is the author of the poetry collections The Grief Performance, selected for the Cleveland State Poetry Center's 2010 First Book Prize by Rae Armantrout, and Sorrow Arrow, as well as the the chapbooks Frances, The New Planet, and Airport. The winner of the Poetry Society of America's Norma Farber First Book Award, Frey's poetry has appeared in the journals Octopus and the Oregonian. She lives in Portland.

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  • In this performance I try to summarize In search of past time with my own words, as a story of another time which reveals itself contemporary. I deliver my own intimate and personal perception of this book which radiates in my life. Each performance is another opportunity to explore different zones of the book, proceeding at random, inspired by an aleatory and fickle memory. 
     
  • Rear Window

    Kristin Moore
    Thesis Exhibition
    Feb 16th-19th, 2016

    Reception:

    Thursday, Feb 18th, 6-9PM

    Bolsky Gallery
    Otis College of Art and Design
    9045 Lincoln Blvd. 
    Los Angeles, CA 90045 
    310.846.2614


    Gallery Hours: Tues-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat-Sun 12pm-4pm

     

  • The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to announce the George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture REDUX.4 by IÑAKI ÁBALOS

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Toy Design Radar

May 1, 2015
Toy Design Blog
mattel-LogoMattel Sponsored Vehicle Class   The Toy Design Department partnered with with Mattel to conduct a sponsored class that focused on the vehicle category. The class started with Mattel designers who served as mentors to help guide the students through the design challenge in designing a new line of toys that fits within one of [more]
May 1, 2015
Toy Design Blog
SeniorShow-BannerOtis Toy Design Senior Show 2015   r annual Senior Show was a hug hit! This year we had 21 amazing seniors showcasing an outstanding body of work that they  accumulated over the last three years! Everything from beautiful doll designs to edgy action figures, unique activity toys and amazing game designs! If you have [more]
Mar 10, 2015
Toy Design Blog
ToyFair-2015-Logo2Toy Fair 0pened its doors this February to thousands of registered global play professionals to explore a record-breaking 422,000+ net square feet of exhibit space filled with hundreds of thousands of toys, games and youth entertainment products. Countless amazing new product was an display allowing everyone to get a glimpse of what to expect to see on [more]
Feb 24, 2015
Toy Design Blog
BlogHeaderImage-01  The Toy Design Department had a fun filled day directly after  the Foundation Forward event at CalMart.   Razor USA generously provided their full line of amazing scooters to test ride and enjoy, including  the Rip Rider 360 and the all-famous Crazy Cart. Rafael Bencosme, Toy Design graduate from the class of 2013 was there to talk to students [more]
Dec 12, 2014
Toy Design Blog
GoP-emailbannerThe Toy Industry Association is excited to share a new industry-wide campaign aimed at raising awareness among parents and caregivers about the critical role that toys and play have in a child’s development. Follow the link below to view video’s of kids engaging in play in creative and clever ways that will resonate with parents. Another [more]
Dec 2, 2014
Toy Design Blog
By Jordan England-Nelson, Daily Breeze Manufacturers are bringing animators, marketers and toy designers together to produce new fictional universes optimized for commercialization and ready for global broadcast over the Internet. Modern toy companies want to engage their audiences with a single story told across multiple platforms with the help of digital technology, a concept known [more]
Nov 6, 2014
Toy Design Blog
Flyer-2-SizedStacey McBride-Irby recently visited Otis Toy Design department and presented her multicultural doll line. Follow the link to check out all the details in regards to Stacy’s The One World Doll Project. http://oneworlddolls.com/   [See image gallery at blogs.otis.edu]
Nov 6, 2014
Toy Design Blog
uglydoll_logoThis semester our Toy Design Department had a visit from David Horvath, creator of the famous Ugly Doll brand. He told the students how it all began and was introduced in 2001. David and co-creator Sun-Min-Kim were art students together and were separated when she had to move away when her student visa expired. David [more]
Apr 3, 2014
Toy Design Blog
Lego- DenmarkHoward Hyejun Sung, Toy Design graduate of 2011 has been working since his graduation as a Designer for LEGO in Denmark. Last summer he stopped by the Toy Design office when he came back to LA, and he visited with the Summer of Art Toy design class.  Here he is in a photo at his [more]
Apr 3, 2014
Toy Design Blog
Operation  c. Milton BradleyMuch like Toy design, it is a specialized field of practice, but if you are having brain surgery, do you want a doctor that is a general practitioner or someone trained in that specific area of medicine?  Choosing a major is often a difficult task for many college students.  Then there is the fun of [more]