May LAS Newsletter

Congratulations to the Otis graduating class of 2017!   Soon they will sit in their commencement robes, half listen to words of wisdom by celebrated speakers and await their walk across a stage to receive their degrees, to be followed by cheers and well-deserved hugs from friends, faculty and proud family. As we applaud our successful graduates, we want to take a moment to applaud the successes of our distinguished LAS faculty. Food for the Gods.  Associate Professor Ysamur [more]

January LAS Newsletter

Hochberg Stein flyer

The earth has revolved around the sun one more time.  Here we are, 2017 and the start of a new Spring semester yet it was not that long ago the Fall, 2016 semester at Otis started with a bang.   As workmen, hammers in hand, labored to complete the new campus expansion, we welcomed the Walnut Avenuers, our Fashion faculty, new student housing, new food service, a new café, a new Forum and a new campus store.  And, at a time of new beginnings for the campus, we in Liberal Arts [more]

Otis Grads Reflect On The Value of LAS: Taryn Moller-Nicoll

I have the pleasure off receiving and posting comments from former Otis students who reflect on the benefits of their LAS classes, and how those classes have prepared them for careers in the world. Taryn Moller-Nicoll graduated from Otis with a BFA [more]

Art History Pedagogy and Practice Journal is LIVE

After two years of surveys, grants, multiple conference calls, hundreds of email exchanges (without stinting on our day jobs at colleges, universities, and museums), the founding deans and contributing editors of Art History Pedagogy and Practice [more]

Silence is a Thing I See…Gershom (Dr. Rob Spruijt) at Lora Schleschinger Gallery

Gershom (or Dr. Rob Spruijt as we know him in Liberal Arts and Sciences) has an intriguing new show at Lora Schleschinger Gallery in Santa Monica aptly titled Silence is a Thing I See.  In forty-two exquisite panels, Gershom shows us the ordinary [more]

Ways of Knowing Student Exhibition tapped for Otis Time Capsule

Foundation students at Otis take a very unique second semester class called Ways of Knowing, which pairs two individual classes taught by faculty from different disciplinary fields that both investigate a common topic.  The goal: for students to [more]