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Otis College of Art and Design is a four year art and design college located in Los Angeles, California. It's logo is a solid square with a circle cut out of the center. It is generally referred to as simply Otis. This article is about the largest city in California. ... State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Official languages English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ...


Otis began in 1918, when Los Angeles Times founder Harrison Gray Otis bequeathed his MacArthur Park property for a public art college. The campus currently resides in the old IBM building (famous for its computer "punchcard" style windows) and surrounding property located in theWestchester area of Los Angeles, California, close to the LAX airport. The Los Angeles Times (also LA Times) is a daily newspaper published in Los Angeles, California and distributed throughout the western United States. ... This article is about the publisher. ... MacArthur Park is a park in western Los Angeles, California, and named after General Douglas MacArthur. ... International Business Machines Corporation (IBM, or colloquially, Big Blue) (NYSE: IBM) (incorporated June 15, 1911, in operation since 1888) is headquartered in Armonk, New York, USA. The company manufactures and sells computer hardware, software, and services. ... Westchester is the name of some places in the United States of America: Westchester, Los Angeles, California Westchester, Florida Westchester, Illinois Westchester County, New York There are also some places written West Chester: West Chester, Ohio West Chester, Pennsylvania This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other... This article is about the largest city in California. ... State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Official languages English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ... LAX may refer to Los Angeles International Airport LAX (TV series) Lacrosse (sport) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...


Otis has been long considered one of the major Art Institutions in California, constantly vying with Art Center College of Design (Pasadena, California) and California Institute of the Arts (Valencia, California) for number one ranking statewide. All three schools are generally considered to be in the top ten nationwide, often falling somewhere in the top five. Otis is also considered the top Fashion institution on the west coast, with a separate campus in the California Market Center in downtown Los Angeles.The school was originally Otis-Parsons, but split off from the Parsons family of schools in the early 90's, for undisclosed reasons. Art Center College of Design is located in Pasadena, California and is commonly referred to as Art Center. ... The California Institute of the Arts, commonly known as CalArts, and located in Valencia, California, grants degrees in visual and performing arts. ...


The school's programs include 4-year degrees in the typical Art School fare: Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Evironmental Design, Fashion Design as well as newer fields such as Digital Media, Toy Design, and Interactive Product Design. Students are not allowed to choose a major until their second year, and instead are required to take a battery of traditional drawing, painting, composition, and construction classes their first year. This initial program is called "Foundation". In addition to studio work, the standard Liberal Arts classes are required, although traditional history classes are replaced by topics in art history. Fine art is a term used to refer to fields traditionally considered to be artistic. ... Graphic design is the applied art of arranging image and text to communicate a message. ... Digital media encompasses digital audio, digital video, the World Wide Web and other technologies that can be used to create and distribute digital content. Digital media represents a profound change from all previous media technologies. ... In the history of education, the seven liberal arts comprise two groups of studies, the trivium and the quadrivium. ...


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