Events
  • Open Studios

    Jun 23| Special Event
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    Open Studios: L.A. Summer Residency

    The artists and designers of the first-ever L.A. Summer Residency invite you to their open studio event! The public can join family and friends as they tour the studios and view all of the incredible work produced during the past three weeks. A closing reception will follow from 4-5:30pm.

    The L.A. Summer Residency at Otis College of Art and Design offers an opportunity for artists and designers to work side-by-side in an immersive three-week residency within the vibrant art and design community of Los Angeles.

  • Closing Reception

    Jun 23| Special Event
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    Closing Reception: L.A. Summer Residency

     

    The L.A. Summer Residency at Otis College of Art and Design offers an opportunity for artists and designers to work side-by-side in an immersive three-week residency within the vibrant art and design community of Los Angeles.

    More information about the L.A. Summer Residency Program.

     

    Join us for the closing reception of Otis College’s first residency. 

    Friday, June 23, 2017  

    The Forum | 4:00 PM

  • Sitting in Sound

    Jul 15| Special Event
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    Jesse Fleming, A Theory of Everything, 2015, Installation view.
     
  • Opening Reception

    Jul 15| Special Event
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    L: Nora Slade, Kate Mouse Mickey Moss, 2014, Photo transfer and fabric paint on sweatshirt, cardboard and found objects. R: Marisa Takal, I Love My Sister, 2016, Oil on canvas, 65 x 50 inches.

    Opening Reception for the two-person exhibition of work by the Los Angeles-based artists Nora Slade and Marisa Takal

    Light snacks and refreshments.

    Exhibition on view July 15 - August 19, 2017.

    Bolsky Gallery located across from Ben Maltz Gallery, ground floor, Galef Center for Fine Arts.

  • Amelia Gray is the author of the short story collections AM/PM, Museum of the Weird, and Gutshot, as well as the novels Threats and, most recently, Isadora, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Her fiction and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Tin House, and VICE. She is winner of the New York Public Library Young Lions Award, of FC2's Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Prize, and a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. 

  • Image: BijaRi, On the rooftops of Santa Domingo-Savio neighborhood as part of the project Contando con Nosotros, 2011

  • Luis J. Rodriguez was Los Angeles Poet Laureate from 2014-2016. The twenty-fifth edition of his first book, Poems Across the Pavement, won a 2015 Paterson Award for Sustained Literary Achievement. He has written fourteen other books of poetry, children’s literature, fiction, and nonfiction, including the best-selling memoir Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. Rodriguez is also founding editor of Tia Chucha Press and co-founder of Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural & Bookstore in the San Fernando Valley. In 2016 Tia Chucha Press produced the largest anthology of L.A.-area poets, Coiled Serpent: Poets Arising from the Cultural Quakes & Shifts of Los Angeles. Rodriguez’s last memoir It Calls You Back: An Odyssey Through Love, Addiction, Revolutions, and Healing was a finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award. His latest poetry collection Borrowed Bones appeared in 2016 from Curbstone Books/Northwestern University Press.

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Propose a Travel Study Program

STEP BY STEP PROCESS:

 

NEW FACULTY- LED TRAVEL PROGRAMS

 

STEP 1:

Discuss: Travel Study possibilities with your Departmental collaborator and relevant Department Chairs. Review: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

 

STEP 2:
Complete the Travel Study Developer Questionnaire before you work on the proposal packet. The Travel Study Developer Questionnaire will assist you in working with the collaborating departments and program provider to craft your travel study course.

 

STEP 3:
Contact the Program Provider ETA and begin working on an itinerary/ budget for your course (if not ETA, and as arranged with Matthew Penkala.) The Travel and External Study Coordinator or Matthew Penkala can help you through this process. If you choose to use a different program provider than ETA, it will rest on you to locate a local ground operator or partnering institution that can assist with the program logistics and facilitation of your course. This new provider will need to complete and submit the Program Provider Request Form.

 

STEP 4:
Complete the Faculty-Led Travel Proposal (includes section for your proposed Budget). Once you have completed the Travel Study Developer Questionnaire and it has been approved by the collaborating department(s), and you have developed a preliminary itinerary and budget with ETA, you are ready to complete the Faculty Led-Travel Study Proposal.

 

STEP 5:
Submit your Faculty-Led Travel Study Proposal and supplemental materials to Matthew Penkala and/or the Travel and External Study Coordinator (submit electronically). This proposal must be approved by the collaborating department(s) Chair(s) in order to be reviewed by the International Education Steering Committee.

 

STEP 6:
International Education Steering Committee and Provost will review the proposal for final approval.

 

 

FACULTY RENEWING A PREVIOUSOULY RAN TRAVEL PROGRAM

 

STEP 1:
Contact your Program Provider and begin working on a preliminary itinerary/ budget for your course.

 

STEP 2:
Complete the Faculty-Led Travel Proposal (includes section for your proposed Budget). Once you and your program provider have developed a preliminary itinerary and budget you are ready to complete the Faculty Led-Travel Proposal.

 

STEP 3:
Submit your Faculty-Led Travel Proposal and supplemental materials to Matthew Penkala and/or the Travel and External Study Coordinator (submit electronically). This proposal must be approved by the collaborating department Chair(s) in order to be reviewed by the International Education Steering Committee.

 

STEP 4:
International Education Steering Committee and Provost will review the proposal for final approval.

 

LOCAL TRAVEL STUDY PROGRAMS

Refer to Local Travel Study Proposal Packet found under "Forms and Documents"

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