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  • Campus offices and facilities are closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.

    Ahamnson Hall and Galef Center are open Saturday May 23 and Sunday May 24, 9-6.

    Graduate Studios are open to those students who have approved access.

  • Patrons Circle Tour

    May 30| Special Event
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    Otis' Patrons Circle Tour of Downtown L.A.!

    Discover how the creative economy is transforming downtown Los Angeles.  Studios and galleries continue to move to the heart of our city and into areas that were off the beaten path just a year ago. Otis Patrons Circle members will enjoy an Otis-inspired tour of downtown L.A.'s vibrant scene.  

    Tour includes:
    Visit to Kent Twitchell's ('77 MFA) new studio, followed by a short ride to see a few of his downtown murals

    Inside peek of Cynthia Vincent's ('88 Fashion Design) fashion design studio

  • Design Week 2015

    Jun 21| Special Event
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    OTIS’ MFA GRAPHIC DESIGN PROGRAM HOSTS:

    Design Week June 21-27, 2015

    I AM THE CITY

     

    VISITING ARTISTS

    Field Experiments: Benjamin Harrison Bryant, New York and Paul Marcus Fuog, Melbourne And Karim Charlebois-Zariffa, Quebec/NYC

    www.field-experiments.com

     

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Clubs and Organizations

Student Clubs & Organizations

Anime Club

Anime Club provides an opportunity to examine different cultural, literary, and artistic styles through the exploration of Japanese animation.  Through this students will not only be able to connect with other students who share the same interest as them but will also be able to take influence from the various works shown in order to help them grow as an artist and storyteller. - Contact - Maya Jimenez @ mayagracej@gmail.com

Chapters

“CHAPTERS” is for students to step into the performing arts world, through story telling, reading poetry, performing a skit, or a musical performance. The club provides the opportunity for critical thinking and responsibility. Students destress from outside of their classes and jobs to have one night a month where they can relax, and expand their creative side in the company of other talented students and special music guest performances. Open to ALL students. - Contact - Rania Ann Zahir - @ rzahir@student.otis.edu

Dirty Deeds Gardening Club

The purpose of this organization is to give the opportunity to learn about gardening and sustainable living. The club seeks to raise acknowledgement about environmental matters among students. - Contact - Jasmin Druffner @ jasmin.druffner@gmail.com

Exhibition and Curatorial Club (ECC)

The Exhibition Curatorial Club at Otis promotes a stronger community of art students on the Otis Campus. The club provides students with an opportunity to curate and display artwork for exhibitions. Room 107 in the Galef Center serves as gallery space and the exhibitions will coincide with the Graduate shows held in the Bolsky. Contact - Maxfield Miles @ maxfieldmiles@gmail.com

Identity—Otis Gay Straight Alliance

An organization designed to promote awareness and educate the Otis community about the lesbian, gay, bisexual and alternative sex and gender cultures. The group encourages acceptance, tolerance and self-pride within the Otis Community. Contact - Molly Womack at mwomack@student.otis.edu or - Phoebe Kobabe @ stolennoodle@gmail.com - or - Drew Davis @ ddavis1@student.otis.edu

THE HOOT - Improv Club

With The Hoot you'll learn techniques on how to have a successful short-form Improv performance!  Additionally, you'll learn that Improv can be applied to your day-to-day lives through practicing public speaking, becoming confident in your dialogue and communication skills, making specific and smart choices consistently, and understanding how to let your mind be as powerful as it can be thru unedited usage of your imagination.  Contact The Hoot by emailing Janet Dandridge at evorevophoto@gmail.com

Otis Christian Club (OCC)

Otis Christian Club focuses on joining students together to create an intimate relationship with God and getting closer to God through Worship. The membership is open to all students regardless of nationality, religion, and various cultures. Contact - Eden at edensunminpark@gmail.com

Magic the Gathering Club

A meeting place for Magic the Gathering players and collector. This club creates a new group of friends, and community where Magic the Gathering games will be held, Magic the Gathering card art will be discussed, and a safe space for Trading Card games is provided and enjoyed. Contact - Valeriya Bubennova at vbubennova@student.otis.edu

Rotaract Club

Rotaract provides an opportunity for students to enhance theirknowledge and skills that will assist them in their personal development as artist and designers.Through developing friendships and providing service to the community (on campus and off)students will address social needs of the community and promote better relationships between all people. Contact - Greg "Phoenix" Owens at miphenx@gmail.com

Under the Baobab Tree

Dedicated to the retention of African and Latin descended students at Otis College of Art and Design. UBT offers a safe forum for the sharing of experiences, ideas and narratives. The club provides support mechanisms that will strengthen connection between students and their peers as well as students and Otis faculty, in an effort to increase the opportunity for graduation. - Contact - Ariana Zaie Mohseni @ aziaemohseni@student.otis.edu

XChange International Club

XChange International Club is a supportive community of students, international and domestic, that feels like a family here at Otis, thereby breaking cultural barriers by promoting friendships through open communication and fun group events. - Contact Soyeon Yu @ syu@student.otis.edu

 

Club/Organization Recognition Online Form

If you are interested in creating a new club/organization on campus, please fill out the form below and hit submit so your info. is forwarded to Mike Luna, Director of Student Activities. If you have questions, please contact 310.846.2595.