Entries by OtomysTraining2018

A Christmas conversation with Nikki Finch

As Co – Founder and Director of Otomys Contemporary in Tetbury, please share with us what is in store for you this Christmas? I have lived a semi nomadic life style in countries from Africa to Beijing, Australia to Malaysia and now we find ourselves after two years well established in this beautiful country town

Culture Club by Krisjan Rossouw

Exploring identity through colour and light   Abandoning perceptions meant to differentiate, Krisjan Rossouw creates a play on Pop Art with tribal paint and traditional ritual clay, in the endless colour spectrum, forsaking imagined or imposed notions of who we are based on how we are told we are seen. Typical of Rossouw’s oeuvre, closer examination

WINTER SALON

Opening Saturday 16th November until Friday 20th December 2019 11 Church Street, Tetbury GL8 8JG UK RSVP essential nikki@otomys.com Our Winter Salon in Tetbury celebrates the work of five international artists whose distinctive style and talent is recognised globally. Rodrigo Branco has gained a reputation throughout Brazil for the eclectic  and colourful compositions of his murals. 

Trevor Mein: stratosphere

You’re invited to the opening on Saturday 26th October, 10 am – 2 pm 567 – 569 Victoria Street, Abbotsford VIC 3067 RSVP and / or catalogue request – info@otomys.com Exhibition closes on Friday 8th November, 5 pm Trevor Mein’s cloud archive has expanded with the addition of a new series of work titled stratosphere. The stratosphere

SPRING SALON

Opening Thursday 5th September from 6 pm until Friday 4th October 2019 567 – 569 Victoria Street, Abbotsford VIC 3067 RSVP essential gallery@otomys.com SPRING SALON celebrates the rich and diverse talent of fourteen emerging and mid – career artists working across a variety of mediums, genres and scale. This is the first Australian exhibition for

When I was out walking by Heath Newman

Heath Newman’s most recent series – When I was out walking explores the metaphysical realms of the mind. Weaving together found objects, mythological characters, plants and iconographic imagery – each work looks to create a mental map of the artist’s subconscious. The structure of the series has been created with a concise understanding of bonsai

Lucena Tambem by Eduardo Santos

In a recent voyage to the terrain of his childhood, Lucena, Brazil – Eduardo Santos traveled through temporal and geographical distance to a land of isolation and memory. Earlier photographic work by Eduardo Santos fused colour into movement. However, in the works inspired by Lucena, the artist draws on a mineral realm, bleached by the sun. In this

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2019

Congratulations to Danielle Creenaune for her work Quadern de Pedra 05 that was selected in this year’s Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy in London. Run without interruption since 1769, the Summer Exhibition is the world’s largest open submission art show and brings together art in all mediums – prints and paintings, film, photography, sculpture,

100% Tax Deduction on Art

Regardless of how you view the value of art – there’s no doubt that art adds emotion and meaning to a space and this must certainly be a worthwhile investment. This year there has been a positive change to tax deductions on art purchases for small and medium sized businesses.   Instant Asset write off threshold:

Inside the Manchester studio of Ian Rayer Smith

Otomys Contemporary artist, Ian Rayer Smith, explores the interplay of light through gestural and expressive strokes; figurative forms are abstracted with emotion and presence. For Ian Rayer Smith, the ritual of painting presents itself as a form of meditative self – expression. Such a deep connection with his practice contributes to the great sense of energy that