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  • Rendering female models and celebrities on large-scale canvases and with quick, expressive brushstrokes, painter Katherine Bernhardt examines representations of beauty in mainstream media and fashion photography. She paints her subjects with severe, exaggerated features and emaciated limbs that sometimes morph into abstraction, recalling the works of Pablo Picasso. “Some people ask if I hate the models I paint,” she says. “I say no, I don't hate them.

  • UpCycle Day 2014!

    Sep 03| Special Event
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    Join us for the 3rd Annual UpCycle Day!

    Learn about the Resource Exchange

    Bring your excess supplies and materials to share and trade. 

    Stock up for the school year with Free supplies and materials. 

    Help divert our collective waste from ending up in landfills.

     

  • Forrest Gander

    Sep 03| Lectures
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    Otis Books/Seismicity Editions is pleased to publish Panic Cure: Poetry from Spain for the 21st Century, an anthology of poems from eleven contemporary Spanish poets, active from the 1960s through the present. Selected and translated by Forrest Gander, Panic Cure is notable for its impressive range of poetic voices.

  • Jan Brandt

    Sep 04| Lectures
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  • Joel Kyack

    Sep 09| Lectures
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    JOEL KYACK Lives and works in Los Angeles.

    ghebaly.com/artists/joel-kyack

  • A dynamic portrait of the life of computer prodigy Aaron Swartz who championed free speech and data sharing, this must-see documentary premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and was the opening night film at the 2014 Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. 

    We're excited the film’s director Brian Knappenberger will be our special guest speaker for the Q & A moderated by Movies that Matter series producers Judy Arthur and Perri Chasin after the screening. 

  • Koenraad Dedobbeleer lives and works in Brussels.

     

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Fall Re-Admit Registration

Fall 2014 Re-Admit Registration Process

To register without any problems, follow each and every step in sequence!

PLEASE NOTE: *Only students that have applied and have been officially Readmitted to Otis College are eligible to register.*

Step 1:  Advisement
  • Contact your Major department and the Liberal Arts and Sciences department to set up an advisement appointment. Click: Otis Directory
  • You will also receive your Online Registration Alternate Pin number from your studio department advisor.
  • Students not familiar with online registration should start with the Online Registration Tutorial.
 
Step 2:  Financial Aid
  • Contact the Financial Aid Office at (310) 665-6880 or email: otisaid@otis.edu if you expect to receive financial aid (including loans) for the 2014 - 2015 academic year.
 
Step 3:  Check Holds
  • Go to Self Service, (Click: Enter Secure Area). Login and select Student Records Tab, and View Holds.
  • Contact the appropriate department to have your holds removed.
  • Any Holds on your account must be removed before you can register Online for your classes.
  • To remove your "Promissory Note Hold" go to Step 5.
  • To have your Student Accounts Hold removed - payment is required.
 
Step 4:  Emergency Contacts
  • Select the Personal Information Tab, click on Emergency Notification Phone Number, enter a phone number where you can be reached immediately; this must be done every semester.
  • Click on Update Emergency Contacts, enter the requested information, then submit. You are required to enter at least one emergency contact person, but may enter more than one contact person.
 
Step 5:  Promissory Note
  • Click the Student Records Tab.
  • Select "Sign your Otis Promissory Note".
  • Here you will electronically sign your Fall 2014 Otis Promissory Note by entering your Otis ID number.
 
Step 6:  Payments
  • Payment is required before registering, please contact the Student Accounts Office if you have any questions regarding payments at (310) 846-5736 or by email: StudentAccounts@otis.edu

         ** Payment Is Required Before Registering **

 
Step 7:  Online Registration 

               Monday, August 4th thru Friday, August 22nd
               Monday thru Friday - 5 am to 10 pm

 
  • Students not familiar with Online Registration should start with the Online Registration Tutorial.
  • Readmitted students may register online starting August 4th through August 22nd.  Monday thru Friday - 5:00 am to 10:00pm only.
  • Register through Self Service, then print your schedule to confirm your registration is correct.
  • You can also do Online Adds/Drops through Self Service Monday, August 4th until August 22th.
 
Step 8:   Otis ID Card
  • Once you have finished your registration, take your printed class schedule to the Student Activity Office, Room B-02 (basement) for your Otis Student Photo ID card.
  • For Photo ID hours, check with Student Affairs (310) 665-2595 or email: studentaffairs@otis.edu