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  • "In publishers’ terms, Shock and Awe – a hefty, intellectual book about glam rock – is timely." - Jude Rogers, The Guardian

  • Solmaz Sharif

    Mar 01| Lectures
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    Solmaz Sharif’s first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press and is a 2016 National Book Award finalist. Her poetry has appeared in the New Republic, Granta, Poetry, and other journals. Her first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press. A former Stegner Fellow, she is currently a lecturer at Stanford University and lives in the Bay Area.

  • Richard Shelton Director of Creative Action an Integrated Learning Program, Otis College of Art and Design. For the past twenty years, Rich has been active working with community organizations such as: Junior Blind, The Republic of Palau, Homeboy Industries, Urban Compass in Watts, The Getty, Los Angeles Poverty Department, the Minnesota State and Federal Correction Facilities; Film in the Cities (video in the schools, animation with non-verbal students, conducting video workshops on Cass Lake/Leech Lake Ban of Ojibwe Native American Reservation); Open Arms; and Upward Bound.

  • Join us on Thursday, March 2nd for an evening of conversation and exploration! Connect with fellow alumni, see friends, tour our new buildings, and meet President Ferguson at this Alumni Night reception. It will be a casual and fun evening and we hope you can join us. 

    The evening includes:

    A beer and wine reception 

    Introduction of the new Director of Alumni Relations Phil Scanlon

    Campus tour and Visits to the Anna Craycroft exhibit at the Ben Maltz Gallery and Millard Sheets Library

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  • Brendan Folwer was born 1978, Berkeley, California and lives and works in Los Angeles. His solo exhibitions include New Portraits (2017), Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, Portraits (2016), Mathew, New York and New Pictures, Six Sampler Works, and Benches (2015), Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles.

  • One of two "Show and Tell" hands-on book events held inside the exhibition Tuning the Room in the Ben Maltz Gallery, featuring selections from the highly regarded Millard Sheets Library Artists’ Books Collection.

     

  • Paul Lisicky

    Mar 08| Lectures
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    Paul Lisicky’s memoirs include The Narrow Door, a New York Times Editors' Choice, and Famous Builder. He is the author of a collection of short prose entitled Unbuilt Projects, and the novels The Burning House, and Lawnboy.

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Nov 01, 2016
College
Otis College of Art and Design and Joshua Tree National Park recently launched the Joshua Tree Art Innovation Laboratory (JT Lab), an initiative which will explore ways that artists can... More
Oct 31, 2016
College
Zombies, pop culture icons, and plenty of handmade costumes could be spotted at the 2016 Halloween costume contest. An Otis College tradition, the contest is sponsored by Student Activities and... More
Oct 28, 2016
College
For the last nine years associate professor Heather Joseph-Witham, Ph.D. has ended up in the cemetery with her students. Joseph-Witham, an expert in folklore and mythology, teaches social science... More
Oct 27, 2016
Alumni
Zeal Harris' ('07 MFA) new solo exhibition Home Remedies for Driving While Black addresses police violence through the lens of interpersonal relationships. "The art is... More
Oct 24, 2016
College
Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to announce the launch of a new residency program to take place from June 4 - 25, 2017. The L.A. Summer Residency at Otis College of Art and Design... More
Oct 19, 2016
Alumni
Reprinted from T Magazine, October 17, 2016  For more than 40 years, the Chicago-based artist has made it his mission to paint black figures into the canon. "We could begin in... More

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