Art Venti – Venice

“Born 1949, New York City. U.S.A.  I have been an artist since childhood, for 56 years.  I consider that the best is still ahead of me.  It is my identity.  I draw, paint and sculpt.  Re: music, I play and compose on acoustic guitar.  For more than a [more]

Bruria Finkel – Santa Monica

“Bruria Finkel creates works of art in a variety of media. These take the form of both temporary and permanent installations. She has participated in over 72 solo and group exhibitions in the United States and Europe. Her work is also found in many [more]

Robin Mitchell – Santa Monica

“Robin Mitchell lives and works in Santa Monica, California. She received both her BFA (1972) and MFA (1974) from the California Institute of the Arts. While an undergraduate student at Cal Arts, she was a member of the Feminist Art Program and [more]

Bus Tour of Local Artists’ Studios – 06/01/2013

On Saturday, June 1, 2013, the final day of the Freeway Studies #1: This Side of the 405 exhibition, Meg Linton and Jeseca Dawson led the second bus tour for 24 Otis community members.  We visited seven amazing artists, including: Chuck Arnoldi, Drew [more]

Writing This Side of the 405 – 05/18/2013

Writing This Side of the 405 was a live and online poetry and prose reading of 25 writers from the Westside of Los Angeles in conjunction with the exhibition Freeway Studies #1: This Side of the 405.  Writers in order of appearance: Linda Albertano, [more]

Laurie Raskin – Santa Monica

Laurie Raskin received her BFA and MFA from California Institute of the Arts in the 70's and 80's where she specialized in graphics, printmaking and photography.  After school, she worked designing album covers, murals for stores, fabrics and [more]