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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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Sustainability

Fashion Design Chair Rosemary Brantley speaks about the Otis Sustainability Alliance

Designing for sustainability is designing for the future.

The Otis Sustainability Alliance, founded in 2013 by Fashion Design Chair Rosemary Brantley, brings together creative leaders from the fields of fashion, design, art, and higher education who are committed to advancing the environmental, social, educational, and economic dimensions of sustainability through our work as artists, designers, and educators. Inaugural partners wereNike, Patagonia, Disney, Eddie Bauer, Quiksilver, and Todd Oldham. In 2014, Under Armour joined the Alliance. MORE

Related: Spotlight video of Rosemary Brantley discussing Sustainable Fashion Design.


 

Graduation Pledge
Read about the Graduation Pledge of Social and Environmental Responsibility that Otis graduating seniors took.


Otis Resource Exchange Partnership with Guild
Read about the new partnership between Otis' Resource Exchange and Guild, a design/fabrication collective in Hawthorne.


 

Omag Sustainability Issue

Check out the Otis O-Mag Sustainability issue using our page reader. Or you can download a PDF copy Here