Onome Otite is a Contemporary Artist who lives and works in London. She received a BA Hons Degree in Film and Video from London College of Communication and has participated in 7 group shows and 2 solo shows in Europe and Canada.
Her work is inspired by collage and uses mixed materials to produce three-dimensional artworks that are distinctive in style. Borrowing elements from dance, fashion and world cultures her hand drawn figures are decorated with textiles and recycled materials that have been manipulated by hand.
Onome has won several awards and residencies, including the 2016 - 2018 Cockpit Art’s | Prince’s Trust Creative Careers Awards, the London Evening Standard ‘Progress 1000’ Mentorship Programme and the Hotel Bloom! Art Residency in Brussels.
Onome has built her profile exhibiting and selling in specialised art and craft markets in the UK; and has reached an international audience through mentoring from the British Fashion Council, exhibiting at the ‘Artist Project Contemporary Art Fair’ in Toronto, Canada and participating in the British Council Cultural Exchange Programme in Accra, Ghana.
July 2017. The Arts Society Lecturing Academy
Apr 2017. London Evening Standard 'Progress 1000' Mentorship Programme
Jan 2017. London Evening Standard 'Young Progress Awards 2017'
Sep 2016. Cockpit Art's | Prince's Trust Creative Careers Programme