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  • Eileen Cowin

    Nov 25| Lectures
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    Eileen Cowin is an artist who sees living as a means to break boundaries, and psychology as a way to confront us with strange attitudes or to implicate us in seemingly self-imposed spatial confinements. –Art Papers April 2007 by Eve Wood

     

  • enneagram

    Nov 25| Exhibition
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    Enneagram is a group show of work by Fine Arts seniors.  Exhibting artists include Austin Mathew, David Klein, Veronica Marshall, Liliana Sanchez, So Jung Tak, Jose Zuniga, Lauren Bowering, Mohsen Manzoor and Justin Wilson.  The show will open with a reception on Tuesday, November 25, 6-8 pm.

  • Creative Action and the Otis Radio class present weekly broadcasts each Monday.

  • Objects In Crisis is a series of two-person exhibitions by students in the Photography 3 class. 

     

    Exhbition 1--November 18-22:  Greg Toothacre and Lani De Soto

    Reception: Thursday, November 20 @ 6 pm

     

    Exhibition 2--December 2-6:  Allison Mogan and Tia Chen

    Reception:  Thursday, December 4 @ 6 pm

     

    Exhibition 3--December 8-12: Yijia Liu and Cara Friedman

  • Mary Alinder

    Dec 02| Lectures
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  • Professor Julia Czerniak is educated in both architecture and landscape architecture, and serves as Associate Dean at the School of Architecture at Syracuse University. Through her own design practice, CLEAR, and most recently as the former inaugural Director of UPSTATE: Syracuse’s SOA’s Center for Design, Research and Real-Estate, Julia’s  research and practice draw on the intersection of landscape and architecture.

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President

Kerry Walk - Interim PresidentWelcome to Otis, a vibrant community of practicing artists, designers, writers, and scholars who are dedicated to preparing leading creative professionals for the 21st century.

Located in Los Angeles, America’s Creative Super City, Otis is best known for its rigorous academic programs, cutting-edge learning technologies, commitment to community action, and abundant professional opportunities. The College is recognized nationally and internationally as a center of exploration, invention, and making.

The tremendous diversity of the student body is one of the College’s greatest strengths, stimulating imagination and empathy, and preparing students to thrive in a global and multicultural world. The exceptional faculty provides highly personalized instruction in inspiring studio and liberal studies courses, enabling students to develop a unique creative vision grounded in strong fundamentals.  

Since 1918, Otis has been graduating artists and designers who have a highly developed creative intelligence and a global outlook, and are well on their way to professional success.  The College’s alumni are well represented at the most significant museums and collecting institutions throughout the world, and in leading corporations and nonprofit organizations in the creative industries, comprising the arts, entertainment, and design.

From the art people experience to the environments they inhabit, from the clothes they wear to the products they use, Otis-educated artists and designers shape the visual world.

Kerry Walk, Ph.D.
Interim President
Otis College of Art and Design



About the Interim President

Dr. Kerry Walk (B.A., Wellesley College, and Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley) is Provost and Chief Academic Officer of Otis College of Art and Design, currently serving as Interim President. In her presidential role, she provides overall leadership and direction for the College, with responsibility for educational quality, student success, institutional advancement, and Board relations. In her role as Provost, Dr. Walk is responsible for providing educational leadership for the College 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 joining Otis in 2011, Dr. Walk held academic leadership positions at Harvard University, Princeton University, and Pitzer College (a member of the Claremont University Consortium). At Princeton, 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, Dr. 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 short guide, Teaching with Writing, is an open online resource used for faculty development in institutions around the country.