Events
  • Public-Library is a cross-disciplinary design studio in Los Angeles. They construct identities, concepts and experiences for brands through the practice of reduction using fundamental typographic theory and experimentation with space and form.

    Ramón Coronado and Marshall Rake met as design students at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. After studying, working, and exhibiting independently for many years—both stateside and internationally—their design philosophy and approach brought them back together as Public-Library in 2011.

  • Sandra Lim

    Mar 29| Lectures
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    Sandra Lim is the author of two collections of poetry, Loveliest Grotesque and The Wilderness, winner of the 2013 Barnard Women Poets Prize, selected by Louise Glück. Her work is also included in the anthologies Gurlesque, The Racial Imaginary, and Among Margins: An Anthology on Aesthetics. She has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Getty Research Institute.

  • Intern Recruitment Day

    Mar 30| Special Event
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    Continental breakfast will be from 8:00 – 8:45, interviews will take place from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Otis welcomes companies that are recruiting for Summer internships in the following areas: Architecture/Landscape/Interiors, Digital Media, Communications Arts, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Product Design, Toy Design.
  • A quintessentially Los Angeles artist, Larry Johnson has worked for over 4 decades investigating the inherent contradictions between the shiny surfaces and underlying cynical logics of American culture. His works reference the languages of animation (especially the fantasy worlds of Walt Disney), graphic and commercial design, and advertising.

  • A limited number of tickets are available to FUN HOME, an emotionally charged and poignant family drama, inspired by the graphic novel of the same name by Alison Bechdel, in which she explores her coming out and the suicide of her domineering father Bruce. Sign up in the Office of Student Activities located in the Student Life Center Room 150E.

  • Edgar Arceneaux was born in Los Angeles in 1972. He investigates historical patterns through drawings, installations, and multimedia events, such as the reenactment of Ben Vereen’s tragically misunderstood blackface performance at Ronald Reagan’s 1981 Inaugural Gala.

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Environmental Steering Committee

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MFA Public Practice Exhibition, by Tory Tepp, '09 (left) and Ofunne Obiamiwe, '09 (right)

 

Otis Sustainability Mission Statement:The Environmental Steering Committee, guided by the college’s mission, identifies, evaluates, and recommends actions that strengthen the college’s efforts and profile in regards to environmental consciousness.

 

Environmental Steering Committee purpose:  To be a group of Otis College thought leaders who research effective, actionable, and implementable initiatives concerning sustainability efforts on campus, and recommend such initiatives to the Otis College Senior Team.

 

Environmental Steering Committee Goals:

  • To develop and keep a coherent web presence.
  • To research sustainable projects for our campus and present them to the Senior Team for consideration.
  • To survey and publish a list of all sustainable activities on campus.
  • To be available to the college community for advice and information regarding the integrating of environmental practices and curriculum.

 

ESC Members:

Kim Russo, Chair

Faculty
Claudia Hernandez
Elektra Grant
Michele Jaquis   
Richard M. Shelton          
Staff
Laura Kiralla       
Michael Luna     
Carol D. Branch 
Morgan Brown  
Matthew Penkala
Andrew Armstrong          
Antonio Ruiz      
Claude Nica                                     
Twin Daniel        
Students
Clover Clemens 
Mollie Roberson

 


 

 

ESC Meeting Minutes:

03/12/2009 [PDF]
09/17/2009 [PDF]
02/18/2010 [PDF]
10/28/2010 [PDF]
10/13/2011
12/08/2011
04/05/2012
10/18/2012 [PDF]
07/09/2013 [PDF]
09/12/2013 [PDF]
02/13/2014 [PDF]
03/27/2014 [PDF]
05/21/2014 [PDF]

10/23/2014 [PDF]
02/29/2016 [PDF]
09/13/2016 [PDF]
10/11/2016 [PDF]

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