Faculty & Staff 

PAIGE ODEN

PAIGE ODEN

Director, Visual Arts Conservatory

Teaches: Mixed Media Studio, Senior Exhibition

paige.oden@ocsarts.net

Ms. Paige Oden holds a Master of Fine Arts in painting and sculpture and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting. She has studied in Florence, Italy; Washington D.C.; San Francisco; and Southern California under the guidance of artists Stephen De Staebler, Stephen Werlick, and John Lincoln.

In addition to her 25 years of dedication to the development of the Orange County School of the Arts (OCSA) Visual Arts Conservatory, Ms. Oden exhibits and sells her paintings through various galleries in California and at the Laguna Beach Festival of the Arts. She also volunteers in various art-related programs throughout the Orange County community and has created an OCSA Visual Arts Leadership program that guides her students into volunteering and supporting local community programs. She has dedicated her career as a visual arts director and instructor by creating and developing a powerful and supportive fine arts curriculum, allowing young fine artists of all levels to excel through carefully aligned and tiered studio classes and lecture education.

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RANDY AU

RANDY AU

Assistant Director, Visual Arts Conservatory

Teaches: Beginning and Advanced Ceramics

randy.au@ocsarts.net

Mr. Randy Au earned a bachelor’s degree in studio fine art at California State University, Fullerton, studying with Jerry Rothman and John Stokesbury. Mr. Au also studied at Biola University with Grant Logan and the University of California, Irvine with Gifford Myers. He was a contributing member of the Santa Ana Artists' Village Taskforce in 1993, as well as the "Mayor's Art Strategic Plan" and the Santa Ana Council of Arts and Culture. He was an invited guest curator for the John Wayne Airport, where he organized Orange County Contemporary Clay (2007-2008), an exhibit of 28 ceramic artists.

Please visit his website at www.flyingcupclay.com.

Advisory Board 

Topher Gent

Topher Gent

Admissions Counselor

Rhode Island School of Design

Information coming soon.

Erin Metzdorf

Erin Metzdorf

Admissions Counselor

Laguna College of Art and Design

Information coming soon.

Yoi Tanaka Gayler

Yoi Tanaka Gayler

Director of Admissions

New York City School of Visual Arts

Information coming soon.