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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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Summer Registration In-Person

Summer 2014 Registration In-Person

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


NO ONLINE SUMMER REGISTRATION


Step 1:

  • Students who want to take classes for the summer at Otis College should:
  • Pick up an Advisement Form and a Registration Card from the Registration Office.
  • Call and make an appointment with appropriate department to be advised.

Step 2:
  • Go to the Financial Aid Office for Summer Financial Aid Information.

Step 3:
Check Holds
  • Go to Self Service, Log in and select the Student Records Tab and click on View Holds.
  • Stop by the appropriate department to have your Holds removed.
  • All Holds on your account must be removed BEFORE  you can register.

Step 4:
Emergency Contact
  • Log in to Self Service, and select the Personal Records Tab, click Emergency Notification Phone Number. Please enter a phone number where you can be reached immediately.  This must be updated every semester.
  • Click on Updated Emergency Contacts and 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:
Registration

Monday thru Friday
9:00am - 4:00pm
 
  • Beginning Monday, April 21st through May 15th, please go to the Registration Office with your Registration Card and your SIGNED Advisement Form to be registered for your class/es.  You will receive a copy of your charges for your classes.

Step 6:
 
Payments
  • **STUDENTS CANNOT REGISTER UNLESS THEIR ACCOUNT IS AT A $0.00 FOR SPRING 2014 **
  • View your Tuition Statement online in Otis Self Service under the Student Records Tab, then Select "Tuition Statement" option and from the "Select a Term" drop down menu select the desired term.
  • You will find your Summer Tuition on the copy of charges from the Registration Office.
  • Pay Student Account Balance: Online through Self Service with Electronic Check (ACH) or Credit Card.
  • Payments by phone are not accepted.
  • Payments must be finalized by May 15th or students may lose their classes.
    * PAYMENT MUST BE MADE BEFORE SIGNING IN-PERSON PROMISSORY NOTE *

Step 7:

Promissory Note
(Sign In-person)

 
  • Take your receipt of payment to the Student Accounts Office to SIGN  the Otis College of Art Design Promissory Note in-person.

*STUDENTS CANNOT ATTEND CLASSES UNTIL PAYMENT & PROMISSORY NOTE ARE COMPLETE*

 


 

  • Summer Undergraduate Classes begin Monday - May 19th
  • Summer Graduate Graphic Design Classes begin Monday - June 16th

Important Note

If, after your best efforts, there are extenuating circumstances that prevent you from registering before the registration deadline please contact Laura Kiralla, Assistant Vice President for Student Success and Dean of Student Affairs: student@otis.edu or (310) 665-6960, well before the deadline to discuss your situation.