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Ms McManus is an artist and an educator. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drawing and Painting from San Francisco Art Institute, Teaching Credentials from University of California, Irvine,  and a Master of Fine Arts  from California State University Long Beach where she was honored on The Dean's List. She has exhibited her paintings widely in the Los Angeles area. She holds National Board Certification in Early and Young Adult Art, and has been an arts educator for over 22 years. In 2013 she was awarded the Otis College of Art and Design Teacher of the Year Award.  

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Dia De Los Muertos by Casey Cha

Dia De Los Muertos by Casey Cha


Day of the Dead Exhibition
Posted by: Ms. Julie McManus Published: 10/12/14
Create an original artwork for the Day of the Dead Exhibition on Oct 30.  Continue

Visual Arts Opportunities
Posted by: Ms. Julie McManus Published: 10/12/14
Young Arts—National Art contest with millions of dollars in scholarship prizes. Due Date: October 17, 2014  http://www.youngarts.org/

Ryman Arts- This is a free 2 year long arts program on Sundays at Otis College of Art- Totally FREE... Continue

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Open Studio Every Thursday 3:20- 4:20

Come in to Open Studio and create. Open Studio is time to finish and make up missing projects, or to create artwork of your choice. 

Also time for photographing work, and filling out college and scholarship applications, uploading images to competitions, and getting advice for all aspects of your artistic life. This is the teacher's "Office Hour"

Lila and Maxine

Little Tigers

Maxine the Tiger

Maxine the Tiger