Entries by OtomysTraining2018

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

Introducing Anna van der Ploeg

Anna van der Ploeg is a contemporary artist based in Cape Town, South Africa. Her interdisciplinary practice is comprised of printmaking, painting and sculpture. The success of two solo shows in Cape Town and artist in residence programs in France, India and Japan have been formative to her process based practice and furthered her appreciation for different methods in print. Van der Ploeg is interested in exploring

In conversation with Sophia Szilagyi

Join us this coming week as we open Undercurrents by Sophia Szilagyi. This retrospective collection presents a rare opportunity to view an extensive body of work not exhibited for some time. Presented alongside major new works in Sophia’s signature style of evocative and painterly archival pigment prints, this is an exhibition not to be missed.

The Sun Comes Out At Dawn

Heath Newman / Otomys Contemporary / The Dot Project   Otomys Contemporary has partnered with The Dot Project to bring forward a new body of work by Australian artist, Heath Newman. Since first exhibiting with Otomys Contemporary in Melbourne in 2018, Newman has quickly developed a strong identity and practice as one of Australia’s loved,

Undercurrents by Sophia Szilagyi

Otomys Contemporary announces Solo Exhibition by Australian artist Sophia Szilagyi. Undercurrents by Sophia Szilagyi is an exhibition based on the idea of looking back on the old and towards the new. Szilagyi is a contemporary artist combining printmaking with a digital medium and this exhibition will show new works with a selection of images curated from

Draw Art Fair London

Otomys Contemporary announces participation at Draw Art Fair London. Draw Art Fair London will be the first fair in the United Kingdom dedicated to modern and contemporary drawing. It aims to present all facets of drawing as a fundamental practice and to create a platform where rare works by modern masters and recent works from the 21st century