Otis College of Art and Design logo
Events
  • 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
    More

    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
    More

    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
    More
  • Joel Kyack

    Sep 09| Lectures
    More
    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.

     

O-Tube

landscape

George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture REDUX.3 by Landscape Architect James Corner at MOCA

The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at OTIS College of Art and Design is pleased to announce the George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture REDUX.3 by JAMES CORNER
Wednesday    18 February 2015    7:30 PM
Ahmanson Auditorium   limited, open seating starting at 7:00 PM  
at THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, LOS ANGELES  250 SOUTH GRAND AVENUE  LOS ANGELES CA  90012

 

This lecture is free and open to the public.

 

Landscape Lecture by Julia Czerniak, Principal CLEAR

Professor Julia Czerniak is educated in both architecture and landscape architecture, and serves as Associate Dean at the School of Architecture at Syracuse University. Through her own design practice, CLEAR, and most recently as the former inaugural Director of UPSTATE: Syracuse’s SOA’s Center for Design, Research and Real-Estate, Julia’s  research and practice draw on the intersection of landscape and architecture.

Lighting Fundamentals

The basic design and technical requirements of lighting systems are introduced with an emphasis on commercial and entertainment applications.

Prerequisite: ARLI250 Studio I, or equivalent

Studio Electives

Students may select from a wide rage of studio elective courses within or outside of their department or major. See The Hoot (Otis Course Catalog) for course descriptions.

Presentation Techniques

Comprehensive presentations of selected studio projects are designed and produced for display and/ or public presentation.

Co-requisite: Concurrent enrollment in ARLI462 Constructions.

Studio III/IV

 

Studio III: Interior/Display/Exchange

ARLI350    5 credits

Design theory, process, and interior technologies are applied to two different projects that address non-residential interiors, such as restaurants, stores, spas, exhibits, entertainment, meeting venues, etc. Prerequisites: ARLI252 Studio II, ARLI270 Digital Media I, ARLI261 Technologies + Ecologies II

 

Studio IV: Private/Interior Architecture

ARLI353   5 credits

Digital Media II-A, II-B

 

Digital Media II-A: Digital Translations (ARLI271)

Computer-aided drafting (CAD) is introduced and practiced through the production of presentation quality drawings of Studio I projects.

Co-requisite: concurrent enrollment in ARLI250 Studio I

 

Digital Media II-B: Digital Modeling, Rendering and Fabrication (ARLI273)

Digital modeling, rendering, and fabrication techniques are introduced and practiced.

Prerequisite: ARLI250 Studio I

Studio I/II

Studio I: Scale/Structure/Circulation Formal design strategies, three-dimensional modeling in varied physical media, and the graphic tools and language of architecture are introduced and practiced. Field conditions, movement, and events are emphasized through projects progressing from abstract compositions to a minimal program of inhabitation.

Pages