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 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 art residencies, mentoring from The British Fashion Council and exhibiting at the ‘Artist Project Contemporary Art Fair’ in Toronto, Canada.
Selected Awards & Exhibitions
May 2017. JonaQuestArt, London
Jan 2017. Prince's Trust Artist in Residence, London
Jan 2017. Evening Standard 'Young Progress Awards 2017'
May 2016. Hotel Bloom! Artist In Residence, Brussels
Feb 2016. Artist Project Contemporary Art Fair, Toronto
Dec 2015. Ted Talks: TedxEuston Conference, London
Sep 2014. AACDD Festival Bargehouse Oxo Tower, London