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  1. NEWS: Makers’ Stories – Onome Otite – Textile Artist and Illustrator

    Date 29 Jan 2018
    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…

  2. Onome Otite: the artist behind the Estila magazine cover

    Date 07 Jan 2018
    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…

  3. Bloomsbury Journal - Cockpit Arts

    Date 04 Dec 2017
    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…

  4. London Evening Standard - Progress 1000

    Date 03 Dec 2017

  5. The Transformative Power of a Smile

    Date 06 Nov 2017
    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…

  6. London Evening Standard - How the Progress 1000 pairings show that mentorship matters

    Date 05 Oct 2017
    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…

  7. London Evening Standard - Progress 1000: We catch up with Caroline Rush and her mentee

    Date 21 Jul 2017
    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.…

  8. London Evening Standard - Meet the four former Progress 1000-ers who are passing on their experience to the next generation

    Date 17 May 2017
    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…

  9. Young London entrepreneurs pitch big business ideas to Evening Standard ‘Dragons’ panel

    Date 09 Jan 2017
    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…

  10. Onome Otite in Conversation with Adelaide Damoah: Art Success

    Date 31 Jul 2016
    “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…

  11. To catch a Bloom! – by Onome Otite

    Date 27 Jun 2016
    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. Read full feature …

  12. BattaBox - Nigerian Artist in UK creates stunning Artwork from Traditional Cloth

    Date 03 Feb 2016
    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…

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