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  • Tim Walsh, is the inventor of the board game Blurt!, which sold more than a milion copies. Tim has lincesned toy and game concepts to Hasbro, Mattel, Brio, Educational Insights, Imagine Entertaiment, and others. Be inspired and entertained by the stories behind the creation of blockbuster toys and games.

     

  • James Hannaham

    Jan 25| Lectures
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    James Hannaham is the author of the novels Delicious Foods, which won the 2016 PEN/Faulkner Award, and God Says No, a Stonewall Honor Book and a Lambda Literary Award finalist.

  • Opening Reception and Acoustic Event: “Tuning the Room” lead by Gregory Lenczycki and Ken Goerres. Gastronomic tuning tastings and elixirs provided by Eden Batki.
     

  • The measure and alterations of Craycroft’s “room tuning” are framed in relation to its setting within the art gallery of an art school. In the wake of the U.S. presidential election, and in anticipation of the exhibition runtime falling during the first months of the new administration, Tuning the Room is a proposal to pay attention to the role that art and art education play in how voices are heard.

  • Robin Coste Lewis won the National Book Award for Voyage of the Sable Venus. Her writing has appeared in The Massachusetts Review, Callaloo, The Harvard Gay & Lesbian Review, Transition: Women in Literary Arts, VIDA, Phantom Limb, and Lambda Literary Review. She has taught at Wheaton, Hunter, Hampshire, and the NYU Low-Residency MFA in Paris. Lewis is a fellow of Cave Canem and of the Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities, as well as a Provost’s Fellow in Poetry and Visual Studies at USC.

  • Artist Anna Craycroft, of the current exhibition Tuning the Room in Ben Maltz Gallery, in discussion with artist and curator Micah Silver.

  • 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.

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Nov 22, 2016
Alumni
Reprinted from Culture Magazine November 2016 "We spent the summer refining and debating who should be included in our first-ever “30 Under 35” list. In order to narrow it down,... More
Nov 18, 2016
College
“Her work is about generosity. It says yes to life, and what more could we ask for?” said Meg Cranston, chair of fine arts at Otis College of Art and Design, in her introduction of... More
Nov 16, 2016
Alumni
"Graffiti is the foundation on which we built our artistic practices. But beyond graffiti, Los Angeles is what unifies us," says Gajin Fujita ('97 Fine Arts). The Boyle Heights... More
Nov 11, 2016
College
(above Untitled (Studio) 2014 © Kerry James Marshall / Courtesy The Metropolitan Museum of Art) Standing in the studio of his childhood idol Charles White, Kerry James Marshall resolved ... More
Nov 09, 2016
College
LOS ANGELES, CA – Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to announce an exciting new college-to-career initiative: Your Creative Future.  This professional preparation program... More
Nov 04, 2016
College
“The biggest lesson that they gain is that their work can make a difference,” says David Bremer, associate professor at Otis College of Art and Design. “Communication is a critical... More

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