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2014-04-17 23:01:09

Otis College of Art and Design alumni Kim Karlsrud and Daniel Phillips propose uncovering the biodiversity of Rome to reveal the dynamics of historical, political, and ecological change. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Kim Karlsrud and Daniel Phillips, both graduates of Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, have won the prestigious Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome. Each year, through a national competition, the Rome Prize is awarded to approximately thirty...

2014-03-27 23:02:14

Donghia Designer-in-Residence, Joep van Lieshout, works with Architecture/Landscape/Interiors students to reimagine the Industrial Revolution. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Otis College of Art and Design’s 2014 Donghia Designer-in-Residence, Joep van Lieshout, joined students in Los Angeles to lead a master class project for an imagined self-sustaining live/work community of the future in Amsterdam. In collaboration with glass artist and independent curator Caroline Prisse,...

2014-02-28 23:28:07

Digital media upgrades will enhance classroom and studio instruction, serving Otis College of Art and Design’s entire student body. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Otis College of Art and Design has been awarded a major grant for digital media upgrades that will enhance classroom and studio instruction, serving the College’s entire student body. Specifically, the funds provide for upgrades to digital media control systems in traditional classrooms as well as the first...

2013-10-31 23:03:58

Isabel and Ruben Toledo, Rod Beattie (Bleu), Todd Oldham, Under Armour, Nike, Christina Kim (dosa), David Meister, Amé Austin (MaxStudio), Todd Oldham, Eddie Bauer, Johnny Was, and Western Costume Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Every year talented Otis fashion students work with top design professionals from the fashion industry to design one-of-a-kind collections. The garments are shown annually on the runway at the Otis Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show in Beverly...

2013-10-28 23:00:55

With support from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation, Otis’ Creative Action Program combines community engagement and education to deliver unique integrated learning experiences. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Otis College of Art and Design’s Creative Action Program and Student Affairs present the 1ST Annual Drive-In of the Living Dead on top of the main parking structure on Wednesday, October 30th at 7:00pm. The first film in a series of educational screenings of...

2013-07-29 23:19:54

Grant Will Support Toy Design Department with Student Scholarships, Curricular Development, and Toy Industry Association Memberships Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to announce it has received a $50,000 grant from the Toy Industry Association (TIA). Funding will support scholarships for Toy Design students and curricular enhancements to Otis’ internationally recognized Toy Design program. “The Toy Industry Association is pleased to know...

2013-06-27 23:44:44

Otis College of Art and Design hosts a vibrant international learning community of students, faculty, and visiting artists for 2013 Design Week Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Otis College of Art and Design’s MFA Graphic Design Program hosted its 3rd annual design symposium, "Work and Play: Variations in Design Practice" on June 15, 2013. A core component of Otis’ MFA Program, the symposium, in conjunction with Design Week, introduces students to the international...

2013-06-27 23:24:11

Otis College of Art and Design’s Creative Action Program honors Western Pacific war veterans. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Students from Otis College of Art and Design traveled to the Western Pacific Republic of Palau for continued work on the Palau Freedom Memorial Project, a collaboration with the Palauan government and Palau Community College to design a memorial commemorating Palauan military war veterans from WWII to the present. Andrew Leeka, President and CEO of Good...

2012-06-28 23:01:21

Otis College of Art and Design teams up with eco-forward Hape International in Ningbo, China to produce new sustainable toy designs. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 28, 2012 Furthering its commitment to eco-conscious education, Otis College of Art and Design partnered with German toymaker Hape to create an international think tank and integrated learning experience. Otis faculty members and students joined Hape employees and members of the China Academy of the Arts to study the complexities...

2011-05-24 10:00:00

Advanced high school art education program to be held on Otis campus LOS ANGELES, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ryman Arts, an arts education program that fosters the education of talented young artists in Southern California, and Otis College of Art and Design, the first independent college of art and design in Southern California, today announce a dynamic new collaboration. Ryman Arts' free, advanced studio art classes for high school students will be held on the Otis campus...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.