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  • Charlotte Cotton

    “Photography is Magic!”

     

  • Lucy Orta (b. Sutton Coldfield, UK, 1966) and Jorge Orta (b. Rosario, Argentina, 1953) founded Studio Orta in 1991. Lucy + Jorge Orta’s collaborative practice focuses on the social and ecological factors of environmental sustainability to realise major bodies of work employing drawing, sculpture, installation, object making, couture, painting and silkscreen printing, as well staging workshops, ephemeral interventions and performances.

  • Otis Community Banquet

    Oct 22| Special Event
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    In conjunction with the exhibition Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta
    Wednesday, October 22 | Bobrow Green
    11:30am – 12:30pm: Banquet for participating classes
    12:30 – 1:15pm: Open to Otis Community to view class projects created for Banquet, and sample soup and fruit-infused water

  • Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artists Lucy + Jorge Orta.

    Thursday, October 23rd, 10am

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

  • Artists Lucy + Jorge Orta in conversation with the curators Ginger Gregg Duggan and Judith Hoos Fox of the traveling exhibition Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta. The conversation is followed by a reception. Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta is on view in the Ben Maltz Gallery through December 6, 2014.

  • JP Munro

    Oct 28| Lectures
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    Born 1975, Inglewood, CA. Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

    chinaartobjects.com/artists/jp-munro/

  • Minor Declaration

    Oct 29| Student Event
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    Highly Recommended for Sophomores

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Mentor Isabel Toledo, Lane Bryant CEO Linda Heasley, (model), and senior designer Natalie Salvador
Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show

On May 3 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, nearly $1 million was raised for student scholarships. More than 800 guests enjoyed the runway show, which included garments for children with Under Armour, recycled outerwear with Eddie Bauer, and plus-size fashion with Lane Bryant. Video...

Alumni Win Rome Prize

A/L/I '08 alumnus Daniel Phillips and Product Design '07 alumna Kim Karlsrud were awarded the prestigious 2014-15 Rome Prize in Landscape Architecture. Danny and Kim met at Otis, and have been working together since 2008 as Common Studio, engaged in social enterprise projects such as guerilla gardening and urban interventions. Their proposal hearkens back to the Botanist Richard Deakin's exhaustive 1855 work, the illustrated "Flora of the Coliseum of Rome," in which he details over 400 species. During their fellowship year in Rome, they will conduct research in the tradition of detailed botanical inquiry, following Richard Deakin's exhaustive 1855 work, in which he details over 400 species. Video...

 

 

Architecture/Landscape/Interiors "GEODE" installation by seniors
Annual Exhibition May 9-11

Students from all departments displayed their work, met with interested employers, shared their work with the public, and celebrated with friends and family during a three-day exhibition throughout the campus that preceded Commencement.
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Welcome Interim President Walk

Kerry Walk, who joined Otis as Provost in 2011, is currently serving as Interim President. Walk earned her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and her B.A. from Wellesley College. The Provost provides educational leadership and oversees the Division of Student Learning & Success, which comprises undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs, campus life programs, enrollment services, travel study and exchange programs, academic support services, and the galleries. Prior to 2011, Walk held academic leadership positions at Harvard University, Princeton University, and Pitzer College. She built and directed the acclaimed interdisciplinary Princeton Writing Program, and at Pitzer she spearheaded successful strategic planning and reaccreditation efforts. An award-winning teacher, Walk has 25 years of experience in the college classroom. Her publications, papers, and invited talks and workshops have focused on best practices in writing pedagogy, student writing development, and educational assessment. Her guide, Teaching with Writing, is used for faculty development in institutions around the country. As departing President Hoi stated, "I cannot imagine a better interim president than Dr. Kerry Walk to lead the great Otis team into its next phase of service and success."