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  • Otis Books is pleased to publish Tim Erickson’s debut collection of poetry, Egopolis, a textual journey through destruction, resistance, city, and the Ego, from ancient times to the present day. Erickson’s work has appeared in the Chicago Review, Western Humanities Review, and the Salt Anthology of New Writing. He lives in Salt Lake City.

  • Otis Graduate Writing students will read from their works-in-progress.

  • David Treuer is an Ojibwe Indian from Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota and currently teaches at USC. He is the author of the novels Little, The Hiawatha, The Translation of Dr. Apelles, named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post, as well as a critical work, Native American Fiction: A User's Manual. In 2012, he published another nonfiction work, Rez Life.

  • Angela Flournoy’s first novel The Turner House was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Her fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, and she has written for The New Republic, The Los Angeles Review of Books and elsewhere. Flournoy has taught at the University of Iowa and Trinity Washington University. She lives in Los Angeles.

  • 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.

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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