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  • A temporary gallery store featuring alumni artists and designers, curated by Robert Apodaca, Owner, Fifth Floor Gallery.

     

    Reception for Alumni and Friends of Otis
    July 25, 3-5pm
    RSVP Required

  • Trials and Troubles

    Jul 25| Special Event
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    Rachel Kushner, Benjamin Weissman, Tom Brosseau; Marcel Dzama, Welcome to the Land of the Bat, 2008 (detail)

    Saturday July 25, 7pm, Free
    Trials and Troubles: A Night of Songs and Stories with Tom Brosseau, Rachel Kushner, and Benjamin Weissman

  • Otis Books is pleased to publish Tim Erickson’s debut collection of poetry, Egopolis, a textual journey through destruction, resistance, city, and the Ego, from ancient times to the present day. Erickson’s work has appeared in the Chicago Review, Western Humanities Review, and the Salt Anthology of New Writing. He lives in Salt Lake City.

  • Otis Graduate Writing students will read from their works-in-progress.

  • David Treuer is an Ojibwe Indian from Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota and currently teaches at USC. He is the author of the novels Little, The Hiawatha, The Translation of Dr. Apelles, named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post, as well as a critical work, Native American Fiction: A User's Manual. In 2012, he published another nonfiction work, Rez Life.

  • Angela Flournoy’s first novel The Turner House was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Her fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, and she has written for The New Republic, The Los Angeles Review of Books and elsewhere. Flournoy has taught at the University of Iowa and Trinity Washington University. She lives in Los Angeles.

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Otis Report on the Creative Economy

2014 Otis Report on the Creative Economy

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Download the 2014 California Statewide Report

Otis College of Art and Design has partnered with KCETLink and its award-winning Artbound series to provide deeper engagement with the Otis Report through online articles and short video segments which will appear weekly on Artbound's website beginning March 2nd, 2015.

The project culminates with The State of Creativity: A Look into the Otis Report on the Creative Economy, a one-hour television special which premiered in Southern California on March 24 at 8 pm on KCET. The special will air nationally on March 30 at 8 pm on Link TV (DirecTV 375 and DISH Network 9410).

The Otis Report on the Creative Economy of California (the statewide report) launched at a public hearing on April 15th before the Joint Committee for the Arts in Sacramento.
Please visit www.arts.ca.gov for further details.
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