Garment Features Alumni Sebastian Tovar

Fine Arts alumni Sebastian Tovar (’14) was recently featured on the website of Garment, a company that reworks post-consumer recycled clothing to “break the cycle of compulsive over-production.” Modeling one of the company’s creations, the artist talks about his work. Inspired by the subversive criticality of Czech New Wave Cinema, Tovar states “I know I’ve [more]

Alumni Suggest Gifts for Dad

Two Fine Arts alumni, Ashkahn Shahparnia (’06) and Astrelle Johnquest (’11), have some hot gift ideas for dads this Father’s Day. Shahparnia’s “Best Dad” card is letterpress printed on lux cotton paper and comes in a fluorescent pink envelope. The blank interior allows for a personalized message. The card can be purchased at, the [more]


Lillian Shalom’s (’07) accessories have made a splash at the 2014 MET Gala.  Sporting an “ALL” grill and several rings, music and fashion icon Erykah Badu brought some major style and attitude to the event.  Nick Remsen of included Lillian’s grill design on his post 17 Of Our Favorite Met Gala Accessories, As Seen [more]

Kaitlynn Redell @ A.I.R. Gallery in Brooklyn

Kaitlynn Redell (’09), of the collaborative duo Redell and Jimenez, will have work included in  A “Womanhouse” or a Roaming House? “A Room of One’s Own” Today, curated by Mira Schor at A.I.R. Gallery in Brooklyn. The exhibition will run January 9 through February 2, 2014 with an opening reception on Thursday, January 9, 6-9pm.  [more]

Faculty and Alumni Appear In Show @ Ontario Airport

Out of Thin Air, curated by Otis alumna Ginger Van Hook, “reflects upon the cultivation of… fine arts in Southern California where the illustrious sunshine creates a unique ambiance and glow in which to paint, plein-air or in-studio, with traditional oils, wood carvings or emerging digital and analogue photography as well as film technologies…” The [more]