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    SCREENING AND CONVERSATION with Margaret Prescod, Founder, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders and host of “Sojourner Truth” on Pacifica Radio’s KPFK.
    Nana Gyamfi, Lawyer-Black Lives Matter, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders.

  • 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
  • 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.


    October 15, 6:30 - 9:30 pm

  • 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.


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 pl

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