Events
  • Alex Olson

    Dec 06| Lectures
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    Artsy best decribes Alex Olson’s works as "abstract, but that’s not how she would choose to refer to them: “In fact, the way I approach painting is almost the opposite in that nothing is an abstraction of something else,” she says. “It literally is what it is.” Olson’s paintings aim to be exact records of how they were made, self-evident in their construction.

  • Marisa Matarazzo is an Assistant Professor in the Graduate Writing program at Otis. She is the author of Drenched: Stories of Love and Other Deliriums, which Aimee Bender called "a collection that marks its own territory and stamps it out with a textured beauty." Her work has appeared in Faultline, Hobart, Fivechapters, Unstuck, and other literary journals, and she has taught at UCLA Extension, the Art Institute of California, Los Angeles, and UC Irvine.

  • Gracie DeVito’s work challenges codified modes of art making and production; the output of the work shifts fluidly from painting, to sculpture, to found objects, to performance. Characters and motifs, manifested by DeVito herself or by the characters she creates, rotate through the 2D and 3D spaces of her pieces. 

  • Joint Venture

    Dec 10| Exhibition
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    Joint Venture is a group exhibition of collaborative projects by artists from ECF’s Inglewood Art Center and students from Otis College's Creative Action class, Uniquely Abled, taught by Michele Jaquis and mentored by Marlena Donohue.

     

    December 8, 2016 - January 6, 2017

    Gallery Hours M - F 11am - 3:30pm

     

  • LA Portfolio Day

    Jan 15| Special Event
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    Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to host the Los Angeles Portfolio Day on January 15, 2017 from 12-4pm!

    Bring your portfolio for an informal review by representatives from art and design schools, and learn about their programs of study. Portfolio Day events are held across the country, high school students, parents, teachers, guidance counselors and college transfer students are encouraged to attend.

  • James Hannaham

    Jan 25| Lectures
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    James Hannaham is the author of the novels Delicious Foods, which won the 2016 PEN/Faulkner Award, and God Says No, a Stonewall Honor Book and a Lambda Literary Award finalist.

  • Tuning the Room

    Jan 28| Exhibition
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    Anna Craycroft: Tuning the Room

    January 28 - April 16, 2017

    Ben Maltz Gallery

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student exhibition

2015 Fine Arts Junior Juried Exhibition

Otis Fine Arts presents the 2015 Fine Arts Junior Juried Exhibition in Room 107 of the Galef Fine Arts Center.  The show, featuring the work of 11 fine arts juniors, was juried by Aram Moshayedi.  Moshayedi is a curator at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles.  The exhibition reception will take place on Saturday, April 11, 4-6 pm.  Artists i

Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit Show

Fine Arts seniors Corinne Bernard, Chelsea McCarthy, and Max Miles have curated a group show of Cal Arts MFA and undergraduate fine arts students.  The exhibition, entitled Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, will open with a reception on Thursday, December 11, 6-9 pm and will run through Jan 9, 2014.  Work by Aimee Guguen, Anna Masdottir, William May, Jason Richards, Todd BB Richmond and Paz Tanjuaquio will be featured.  Additionally, video footage of a performance by Bernard and McCarthy will also be on display.

Biomimetics Show

Students in Maximalism:  Extreme Zones (When the Earth Was Young), a course taught by Holly Tempo, will exhibit final projects in a one-night exhibition at TSA LA Gallery on Saturday, December 13, 6-9 pm. The exhibition title is Biomimetics and refers to the imitation of models, systems, and elements of Nature for the purpose of solving complex human problems.

Guilty Pleasure

A group exhibition of work by senior fine art majors.  Exhibiting artists include Corinne Bernard, Darienn Hesse, Derek Lugo, Glenn Araya, Jose Sanchez, Maia Lee, Natalie Rafisiman, Robert Moore, Seulki Seo, and William Blyth.  The show will open with a reception on Tuesday, October 28, 6-8 pm.

An Arranged Marriage

An Arranged Marriage is a group exhibition featuring the work of Fine Arts seniors Sheri Chillingworth, Andrew Chung, Cinthia Lozano, Christina Mancinas, Kate Newman, Adam Papparotto, Nicolas Ramsey, Natalia Risheq, and Sara Sheridan. The show will open with a reception on Tuesday, October 7, 6-8 pm.

Everything But The Flange

Everything But The Flange is a group exhibition of work by Fine Arts juniors Emmanuelle Castellan, Drew Davis, Ivett Godoy, Emily Isham, Emilio Luarca, Garance Matton, Eric Michaels, Perez Bros, Gabriel Rojas Rodriguez, Erin Watson and Alyssa Zack.  There will be a reception on Tuesday, October 7 at 6 pm.

Maximum Occupancy 10

MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY 10, the 2014 BFA Fine Arts Senior Exhibition, is open to the public May 4-11 at the Galef Center for Fine Arts.

Exhibition of Sculpture/New Genres Junior Work

Announcing Considerable, an art show of sculpture, video, and installation in Gallery G107 and Closet Gallery (Sculpture Studio), the Sculpture Pad, and the Video Screening Room (Ahmanson Hall lower level) on Tuesday, December 10, 4:30-6:45 pm.

Fine Arts student exhibition

October 28th - November 15th, 2013
Opening Reception: Tuesday, October 29th, 6-9pm