Spring 2016 ACT Assistantship Awards

Paid Teaching/Studio Assistantships will be awarded to Otis students or recent alumni to continue assisting at the same K-12 School or Community Arts Organization that they worked at during their Teaching / Community Arts Internship class (or another approved site of their choice). Award Details: The T.A. positions will be awarded through a competitive application [more]

Kathe Beltran, ACT/CE student, exhibition at Westchester Senior Citizen Center

Kathe Beltran, Artists Community and Teaching / Continuing Education student, will exhibit the portraits she painted of members of the Westchester Senior Citizen Center during her Spring 2015 Community Arts Internship as Artist-in-Residence with NEIGHBORGAPBRIDGE. Throughout the four-week exhibition her models will have the opportunity to further participate by writing about the relationship between the [more]

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 Internship Presentations

This semester students enrolled in the Teaching and Community Arts Internship classes, taught by Patricia Kovic, worked with a range of ACT Community Partners for ten weeks. This mutually beneficial partnership provides the mentoring artist/designer/educator with the eager assistance of the intern in their classroom or studio, while providing the students with an invaluable opportunity to [more]

2013-14 ACT Assistantship Awards Announced

Congratulations to Lily Ramirez (’13 – pictured) and Esmeralda Gonzales (’14) who have received the 2013-14 ACT Assistantship Awards. These annual awards support juniors, seniors and/or recent alumni bridge their lives as students and teaching artists through paid teaching assistantships in the school or community site of their choice. Lily will TA at SMASH (Santa [more]