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OTIS Ben Maltz Gallery

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OTIS Ben Maltz Gallery
Otis College of Art and Design
Bronya and Andy Galef Center for Fine Arts, 9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Venue Type: Gallery

Neighborhood:
santa monica/venice



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WEBSITE:  
http://www.otis.edu/benmaltzgallery
EMAIL:  
galleryinfo@otis.edu
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue-Fri 10-5p; Thu 10-9; Sat-Sun 12-4
PHONE:  
310.665.6905
FAX:  
310.665.6908
GALLERY TYPE:  
Contemporary
COST:  
Free
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DESCRIPTION

The Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design is a professional art space that presents group and solo exhibitions in a variety of media. The Gallery’s main focus is showcasing contemporary art that pushes the boundaries of form and subject matter in the context of national and international programming. Serving the local art community, the public, and Otis students and faculty, the Maltz Gallery presents emerging and established Los Angeles talent as well as international artists.

The Gallery is dedicated in honor of Benjamin N. Maltz (1901-1993), a local businessman and founding director of City National Bank, who was a supporter of many nonprofit art organizations. Maltz had a strong belief that those who are successful have an obligation to give back to the community. He passed this philosophy on to his children, one of whom is Elaine Goldsmith, a longtime member of the College’s Board of Trustees. Otis celebrated the involvement of the Goldsmith and Maltz families by naming its gallery in their honor.

Since September 2003, the Ben Maltz Gallery has been led by Meg Linton, Director of Gallery and Public Programs. Linton was previously the Executive Director of the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum and has held many curatorial and teaching positions in California and New York.


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