Events
  • Intern Recruitment Day

    Mar 30| Special Event
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    Continental breakfast will be from 8:00 – 8:45, interviews will take place from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Otis welcomes companies that are recruiting for Summer internships in the following areas: Architecture/Landscape/Interiors, Digital Media, Communications Arts, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Product Design, Toy Design.
  • A quintessentially Los Angeles artist, Larry Johnson has worked for over 4 decades investigating the inherent contradictions between the shiny surfaces and underlying cynical logics of American culture. His works reference the languages of animation (especially the fantasy worlds of Walt Disney), graphic and commercial design, and advertising.

  • A limited number of tickets are available to FUN HOME, an emotionally charged and poignant family drama, inspired by the graphic novel of the same name by Alison Bechdel, in which she explores her coming out and the suicide of her domineering father Bruce. Sign up in the Office of Student Activities located in the Student Life Center Room 150E.

  • Transfer Day

    Apr 01| Admissions
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    At Transfer Day, prospective transfer students are invited to take a tour of campus, have their questions answered in a one-on-one appointment, and learn how to make a smooth transition to Otis College. If you are considering transferring into one of our programs, please join us on Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 12-3pm. 

     

  • Edgar Arceneaux was born in Los Angeles in 1972. He investigates historical patterns through drawings, installations, and multimedia events, such as the reenactment of Ben Vereen’s tragically misunderstood blackface performance at Ronald Reagan’s 1981 Inaugural Gala.

  • Rejuvenating Yoga

    Apr 04| Student Event
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    All students and Otis College community welcomed and encouraged to participate. Visiting artist Catherine Tingey facilitates the Yoga class!

  • The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to announce the George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture REDUX.5 by Michiel Riedijk at MOCA.

     

    Michiel Riedijk regularly lectures at universities, cultural institutions and symposia worldwide. His theories and writings on architecture have gained international recognition from fellow architects and scholars. The work of Neutelings Riedijk Architects has received worldwide appreciation through numerous publications, international awards and exhibitions around the world. - Neutelings Riedijk Architects

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Otis College Announces Your Creative Future

New College-to-Career Initiative Helps Students Build Skills

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 highlights and augments the College’s studio and liberal arts and sciences curricula to ensure that all students develop the full set of professional, business, and entrepreneurial skills needed to launch and sustain successful careers.

This initiative includes five key elements: 

  1. Business practices course for every student
  2. Discipline-specific professional preparation
  3. Real-world engagement
  4. Career Services and individual mentoring
  5. New entrepreneurial studies minor

Your Creative Future begins when students arrive on campus. Students will benefit from new course offerings that teach business skills tailored for artists and designers in addition to their industry-standard practice courses focusing on portfolio development, presentation delivery, and client relations.

Opportunity for engagement with outside partners and organizations is ever expanding through the College’s renowned Creative Action program, internships, and Travel Study opportunities. Faculty mentors provide individualized support in goal-setting and career options, while the Career Services office connects students and alumni to internship, freelance, part-time, and full-time employment opportunities through a vast online job board featuring over 2,600 employers.

A new Entrepreneurial Studies minor will complement any Major field of study and supports participants in forming their own studio, developing their work or product, and marketing themselves for visibility, recognition, and success.

Learn more about this new initiative by visiting http://www.otis.edu/your-creative-future-initiative.

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