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  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Oliver Payne, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Please join the Digital Media Department for a lecture by  Alina Chau.
    Chau is an Animator, Illustrator and Storyboard artist who has worked with Lucasfilm Animation, Technicolor Interactive Services, and Electronic Arts.  
    Alina Chau received her MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles. She spent over a decade working in the animation industry. Her most notable credit is on LucasFilm’s Emmy Award Winning program, “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.”
  • Kimberli Meyer trained as an architect and an artist, and has been the director of the MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House in West Hollywood since 2002. She has initiated and curated many programs there, including the exhibitions How Many Billboards?

  • Industry Spotlight

    Oct 15| Special Event

    An advertising creative director for more than 25 years, Otis alumnus Josh Weltman was the Mad Men co-producer responsible for Don Draper's credibility as an advertising genius.

    Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the hit series, plus hear key insights from Weltman's new book Seducing Strangers: How to Get People to Buy What You're Selling.

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Yutaka Makino. He lives and works in Berlin.  Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Susan Choi’s first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction, and her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent novel, A Person of Interest, was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award. With David Remnick she co-edited the anthology Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker. A recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, and in 2010, the inaugural winner of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award, Choi lives in Brooklyn.

  • Joe Sola (‘99)’s work has been exhibited internationally in galleries and museums including: The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Hammer Museum, The Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, The Andy Warhol Museum  and Kunsthaus Gras, Austria, Museum of Modern Art Jean-Duc, Luxembourg. Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City.  His performances have taken place at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, MOT International in London, 356 Mission Rd, Los Angeles.


Creating Your ePortfolio

Step-By-Step Instructions on How to Create An e-Portfolio

All undergraduate students should have a Learning ePortfolio.

New and transferring students will set-up a Learning ePortfolio during Registration.

STUDENTS: Download Instructions to Create Your Learning ePortfolio (PDF)



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Log In to O-Space first!

You will see three categories identified by gray horizontal menu bars: 
  • My e-portfolio
  • My courses
  • My communities


Go to the “My e-portfolio” section

Select “Create” on the upper right


Note: The information you enter can be changed and updated at a later date. 

You cannot change your template once your e-portfolio has been created. 


ePortfolio Title > If you wish to use a space between words, use an underscore.

Template > Make sure you select the template that best suits your needs. Don't know? Choose "Create from Scratch." Pictures of each template are below.

Theme > Choose a desired theme. You can go in an edit the CSS Code once you have created your ePortfolio.


Permission Settings and Tagging:
  • Private To Otis: You can set-up your e-portfolio so only the Otis community can see it.
  • Private To Me: You can set-up your e-portfolio so only you can see it.
  • Public: You can have anyone look at your e-portfolio.
  • Custom Permissions: Add individuals from the Otis community.


ePortfolio Directory 

  • STUDENTS: Your Learning ePortfolio is used with your courses, please keep this default setting so your instructor and peers can access your ePortfolio more readily.


  • Allow you to list your ePortfolio under searchable categories in the O-Space directory.
  • Select from the drop down menu and add using the + button. 
  • You can add as many categories as you like.
  • Select your preference.
Select Save and your ePortfolio is ready for you to Add Content
Customize ePortfolio

Possible ePortfolio Templates

Create From Scratch (Anyone)

Create from Scratch

Learning ePortfolio (Students Only) 

Learning ePortfolio Template

Sophomore CA-IL Project (Students Only)

Sophomore CA-IL Template

Rank & Promotion Application (Faculty Only)

Rank & Promotion Template

Blended Course (Faculty Only)

Blended Course Template

Program Review (Departments)

Program Review Template

Annual Assessment Evidence Archive (Departments)

Assessment Evidence Archive