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  • Harry Dodge is a Los Angeles-based artist, who has been making interdisicplinary work since 1993, using sculpture, drawing, video, writing and performance.

     

    harrydodge.com

     

  • Otis Family Night

    Feb 27| Special Event
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    FRIDAY, FEBRUARY, 27TH

    4:00 – 8:30 PM

    • Hands-on studio workshops taught by Otis faculty
    • A guided exhibition tour in the Ben Maltz Gallery
    • Info session about travel study to Brazil, Japan, London, and beyond
    • A presentation about the student internship/job search process  

  • Ghost particles / THESIS EXHIBITION 



    Exhibition, March 3 - 7, 2015 

    Reception, Thursday March 5, 6:00 - 9:00pm
 

    
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  • Charlie White

    Mar 03| Lectures
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    Charlie White is a photographer and filmmaker whose work has been exhibited internationally since 1999. White holds the position of Associate Professor at the University of Southern California’s Roski School of Fine Arts.
     
  • Torbjørn Rødland is a Los Angeles-based photographer known for portraits, still lives and landscapes that transcend their often banal settings and motifs and move into the otherworldly. Since the late 1990s, his work has been exhibited widely.

     

    Image: Torbjørn-Rødland-courtesy-MACK-www.mackbooks.co.uk

     

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  • Composer Kubilay Üner offers a “reactive” experience with a live presentation of a new composition made in response to the exhibition Angie Bray: Shhhh. The performance will be interspersed with conversation between Üner and Bray.

  • Kathryn Andrews gets some of her best ideas driving around Los Angeles, where the visual contradictions she sees every day find their way into her art. Andrews, who is originally from Mobile, Alabama, is known for the commonplace objects she fabricates from highly polished and painted metal, into which she incorporates inexpensive or borrowed finds, including rented Hollywood props.

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1st year course

Birth of the Modern

Explores the key issues, problems, and events in art, history, music, literature, science, and design associated with and resulting from the social and cultural changes that occurred in the modern world.

Drawing and Building Form

drawing and building form

FNDT160   3 credits
Students study form in both two-dimensional rendering and three-dimensional building through drawing and building objects.  Skills of relational measurement, compositional organization, and the placement of form in space inform both drawing and form-building activities.  Drawing techniques such as perspective and isometric projection facilitate successful form generation.

 

 

Life Drawing II

life drawing

FNDT182     3 credits
Structural drawing and perceptual skills are expanded through study of the figure’s relation to environment, life-scale, movement, and draping.  Students discover individual sensibilities of mark-making and aspects of personal vision through a variety of traditional and experimental drawing media and techniques. Prerequisite:  FNDT 180 Life Drawing I.

Form and Space

form and space

FNDT161  2 credits
Students employ acquired skills transferred from Drawing and Building Form to explore and exploit materials as well as to discover unique processes in creating novel form.  The study of three-dimensional design expands to encompass meaning construction, composition and research as students engage the more complex issues of form and space.  Prerequisite:  FNDT 160 Drawing and Building Form.