Community Workstudy Positions available in Arts Education

2015-16 Paid Community Work-Study positions are available at  LACMA’s Education Department  artworxLA (continuation high school)  reDiscover Center (teaching sustainability through art making). Students must qualify for Federal Work Study funds. Check the Otis Job Board for details.

ACT Faculty and Alumna workshops at the Hammer Museum’s Family Day

ACT Director, Michele Jaquis and ACT Alumna, Marissa Magdalena Sykes (’08), were among the great artists presenting workshops for the Hammer Museum’s Family Day: Community Studio on September 12th.   Marissa Magdelena’s workshop was inspired by the exhibition Perfect Likeness: Photography and Composition and asked participants to explore composition and character through movement. Michele’s workshop [more]

ACT Alumna, Maricela Aviña’s first solo exhibition

ACT Alumna, Maricela Aviña (’11), will have her first solo exhibition at Casita Del Pueblo in Whittier, June 27 – July 9. 

Community Work Study Positions now open

Ever wonder how the ACT alumni secure such great jobs in arts education after they graduate? Well many of them started as work study students or interns. This fall there are Community Work Study positions available to qualified students who are eligible for Federal Work Study funds at LACMA, the Getty and artworxLA. Students can check their [more]

ACT Alumni Teaching at Local Museums

Several ACT Alumni are teaching at various museums throughout LA and here are two upcoming workshops… This Sunday May 4th from 9am-3pm, Marissa Magdalena Sykes (’08) will be teaching a free workshop for teachers at the Getty: Create + Connect Workshop: Heaven and Earth: The Art of Byzantium. Teachers “will learn about Byzantine art and culture; and how [more]

Teacher Credentialing Info Session with visiting Alumni

This morning Otis alumni Christine Choi (’06) and Jeannie Lou Estonactoc (’12) came back to campus to share their experiences of finishing their Single Subject in Art Teaching Credential. Jeannie is in her second semester at Cal State Long Beach’s Credential Program. She explained the curriculum and which classes were waived because of her completion [more]