NEWS: Makers’ Stories – Onome Otite – Textile Artist and Illustrator
Onome Otite is an illustrative textile artist who uses a variety of self-taught techniques to create her artworks. She has built her business in just a few years thanks to the support of the Cockpit Arts | The Prince’s Trust Creative Careers Programme, which she joined in 2016. She has won…
Onome Otite: the artist behind the Estila magazine cover
What’s inside the issue? My starting point for this volume was the cover collaboration we did with collagist and artist, Onome Otite. I came across Onome during the Cockpit Arts open days when I had the opportunity to see her work close up and we also talked about her creative process. As a…
Bloomsbury Journal - Cockpit Arts
Onome Otite came to Cockpit in 2016 through the Creative Careers Programme, which works in partnership with The Prince’s Trust to help young people between 18–30 establish a career in craft. Her figurative illustrations using textiles and printed materials started life in her living room, and she admits that pre-Cockpit…
London Evening Standard - Progress 1000
The Transformative Power of a Smile
The power of the smile was much in evidence at the culmination of the Progress 1000 campaign event celebrating London’s Most Influential People at Tate Modern.
The event was attended by Invisalign ambassadors Saira Khan and Andy Friedlander, as well as by two up-and-coming entrepreneurs – Onome Otite and Dr Rob…
London Evening Standard - How the Progress 1000 pairings show that mentorship matters
As part of this year’s Progress 1000, we asked some of London’s most influential leaders to mentor four aspiring entrepreneurs. Over the course of the past six months they’ve shared resources, contacts, advice and a few beers. So what have been the most valuable lessons learned — by both sides…
London Evening Standard - Progress 1000: We catch up with Caroline Rush and her mentee
In the second part of our Progress 1000 and Invisalign mentorship pairings textile artist Onome Otite and her mentor recap on accomplishments
As CEO of the British Fashion Council, Caroline Rush is continuously meeting designers, venues and investors to promote British fashion — an industry worth £26 million to the UK economy.…
London Evening Standard - Meet the four former Progress 1000-ers who are passing on their experience to the next generation
If you want to get ahead, get a mentor, so says everyone from Richard Branson to Oprah. And the process can be beneficial to both parties, with research finding employees are five times more likely to be promoted after mentoring.
For this year’s Progress 1000 — our annual celebration of…
Young London entrepreneurs invited to pitch big business ideas to Evening Standard ‘Dragons’ panel
The Evening Standard and The Prince’s Trust are offering one talented Londoner the chance to launch a fledgling business
Four talented Londoners aged between 18 and 25 will try to sell their ideas to a “Dragons’ Den-style” panel including lastminute.com co-founder Brent Hoberman at our Young Progress Makers event this…
Onome Otite in Conversation with Adelaide Damoah: Art Success
“It’s the now that’s important, because it’s the now that can help you in five years. So you need to work on your now, now!” - Onome Otite
Onome Otite is a London-based Artist, currently taking part in the Cockpit Art’s | Prince’s Trust Creative Careers Programme. Unique to Onome’s…
To catch a Bloom! – by Onome Otite
Onome Otite was our artist in residency during the entire month of May 2016.
Inspired by Hotel BLOOM! art-residency, this illustration represents a state of beauty, freshness and vigour – flowering in full bloom. While the yellow blossom in catching signifies the Yellow Iris – Brussels national flower.
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BattaBox - Nigerian Artist in UK creates stunning Artwork from Traditional Cloth
Nigerian art is in big demand across the world, from Lagos to Enugu, New York to London. Today, BattaBox profiles one of the rising stars of this Nigerian art scene – Onome Otite
“I like to use a lot of movement but at the same time I want to create…