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  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Oliver Payne, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Please join the Digital Media Department for a lecture by  Alina Chau.
    Chau is an Animator, Illustrator and Storyboard artist who has worked with Lucasfilm Animation, Technicolor Interactive Services, and Electronic Arts.  
    Alina Chau received her MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles. She spent over a decade working in the animation industry. Her most notable credit is on LucasFilm’s Emmy Award Winning program, “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.”
  • Kimberli Meyer trained as an architect and an artist, and has been the director of the MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House in West Hollywood since 2002. She has initiated and curated many programs there, including the exhibitions How Many Billboards?

  • Industry Spotlight

    Oct 15| Special Event

    An advertising creative director for more than 25 years, Otis alumnus Josh Weltman was the Mad Men co-producer responsible for Don Draper's credibility as an advertising genius.

    Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the hit series, plus hear key insights from Weltman's new book Seducing Strangers: How to Get People to Buy What You're Selling.

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Yutaka Makino. He lives and works in Berlin.  Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Susan Choi’s first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction, and her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent novel, A Person of Interest, was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award. With David Remnick she co-edited the anthology Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker. A recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, and in 2010, the inaugural winner of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award, Choi lives in Brooklyn.

  • Joe Sola (‘99)’s work has been exhibited internationally in galleries and museums including: The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Hammer Museum, The Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, The Andy Warhol Museum  and Kunsthaus Gras, Austria, Museum of Modern Art Jean-Duc, Luxembourg. Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City.  His performances have taken place at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, MOT International in London, 356 Mission Rd, Los Angeles.


Graduate Fine Arts

Jeff Guess Lecture

Jeff Guess
THURSDAY March 26th, 2015

11.15 AM - 12.30 PM

MFA Exhibition: Soo Yun Jun

Grad Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition
Exhibition: March 23 – March 29, 2015
Opening Reception: Thursday, March 26, 6 - 9 PM
Location: Bolsky Gallery
              Otis College of Art and Design
              9045 Lincoln Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90045 

MFA Exhibition: Sean Cully

Sean Cully

Bolsky Gallery

Otis College of Art and Design

9045 Lincoln Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90045
(310) 846-2614


MFA Exhibition: Yasmin Than

Ghost particles / THESIS EXHIBITION 

Exhibition, March 3 - 7, 2015 

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

Map of Location


MFA Exhibition: Delia Perez Salinas Tijerina

Delia Perez Salinas Tijerina 


February 23 - 28, 2015


Opening Reception 

February 26, 6-9pm


Map of Location


MFA Exhibition: Kristy Baltezore

K. Baltezore presents
February 9-13
Bolsky Gallery
Otis College of Art and Design
9045. Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90045
9am - 5pm
VIDEO RELEASE : Tuesday, February 17,2015


Abigail Reynolds Lecture

Abigail Reynolds is an artist based in St Just in Cornwall, and in London. She works across mediums including sculpture, collage, video and printmaking. However, the ideas that drive the work spring from reportage photography. Reynolds in interested in networks of association and more specifically how our sense of time is affected by technology. Until mid-March she will be based at the OTIS Grad studios.


MFA Exhibition: Angie Kim


Angie Kim

Exhibition, February 2 - 8, 2015 

Reception, February 5, 6:00 - 9:00pm

Map of Location


Marcela Gottardo

MFA Exhibition - Marcela Gottardo

Department Chair Roy Dowell in Artillery Magazine

In Artillery Magazine’s upcoming Painting Issue, Graduate Fine Arts Department Chair Roy Dowell participates in the “Guest Lecture” series by creating a spread specifically for the centerfold design of the publication.