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Erik Otto

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Glass House , 2011 48 X 108 X 48 In. House Paint, Spray Paint, Reclaimed Wood, Corrugated Plastic and Windows © Erik Otto
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Undercurrents , 2009 House Paint, Spray Paint, Screen Print and Pencil on Recycled Wood 30 X 49 In. © Erik Otto
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When it Rains is Pours , 2007 House Paint, Spray Paint, Collage and Pencil on Recycled Wood 42 X 66 In. © Erik Otto
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Oasis , 2010 House Paint, Spray Paint and Pencil on Recycled Canvas 42 X 54 in © Erik Otto
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Everywhere is Home (series) , 2010 House Paint, Spray Paint and Pencil on Panel 9 X 13 in / Each © Erik Otto
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Never Forget , 2010 House Paint, Spray Paint and Pencil on Canvas 30 X 40 In. © Erik Otto
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11th Hour , 2010 House Paint, Reclaimed Wood, Porcelain Lampholders, Electrical Wire and 12 Lightbulbs 60 X 60 In. © Erik Otto
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Change Comes From Within, 2011 House Paint, Reclaimed Wood, Recyled Fabric, Timed Lights and Neon 12 X 12 X 10 Ft. © Erik Otto
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Centripetal Force , 2010 House Paint, Spray Paint and Pencil on 4 Panels 60 X 60 in © Erik Otto
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Solitude , 2010 House Paint, Spray Paint and Pencil on Recycled Canvas 42 X 54 in © Erik Otto
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Collective Force (red) , 2010 House Paint, Spray Paint, Screen Print and Pencil on Panel With Lightbulb 36 X 36 in © Erik Otto
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When the Moon Stood Still , 2010 Spray Paint, Metal Wire and Reclaimed Wood 48 X 48 X 24 In. © Erik Otto
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Insight , 2010 House Paint, Spray Paint and Pencil on Wall 5 X 5 Ft © Erik Otto
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Rediscover Bus , 2010 House Paint, Spraypaint, Reclaimed Wood, Corrugated Plastic, Plexiglass, Found Books, Chair and Lights 8 X 3 X 4 Ft. © Erik Otto
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Final Encounter Mixed Media on Wood © courtesy of the Artist and Shooting Gallery
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© Erik Otto
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Quick Facts
Lives in
San Francisco
Works in
San Francisco
Statement



Erik Otto has been working professionally in the arts for almost 10 years. He has exhibited nationally and internationally. In addition to painting, he has designed and constructed large-scale installations, theater sets, retail storefronts, and independent film sets. Otto recently completed the acclaimed Artist-in-Residence program at Recology San Francisco and is committed to working with reclaimed paint and materials to produce work that is both expressive and conceptual. Otto currently lives and works in San Francisco.

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EDUCATION

2005    BFA, Illustration, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2010    White Walls, San Francisco, CA, Tomorrow is Never Promised
        Fabric8 Galleries, San Francisco, CA, Tomorrow is Never Promised
        Recology SF, San Francisco, CA, The Last Shall Be First
2009    Beta Lounge, Berkeley, CA, WORKS
        Charmingwall Gallery, New York, NY, Silence Speaks Volumes
        Doma Cafe & Gallery, New York, NY, Recent Works
2008    Design Within Reach, Palo Alto, CA, Recent Works
        The Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA, The Sea of Change
        Gallery Three, San Francisco, CA, The Calm Before the Storm
2007    The Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA, A Long Way Home
        D-Structure, San Francisco, CA, Manifesto V.1
        Cal State San Marcos, San Marcos, CA, Rooted Dreams


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2011    Mallick Williams & Co., New York, NY, Spectrum
        
941 Geary Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Indoor Mural Project

        Double Punch Gallery, San Francisco, CA, There is No Telling
        Gallery Hijinks, San Francisco, CA, The Letter Collector
        Backspace, Portland, OR, New Work
2010    Primary Flight / Art Basel Miami, Miami, FL, Fresh Produce
        Katzen Art Center, Washigton DC, Ghost Market x Catalyst
        Re:Form School, New York, NY, Re:Form School
        Norm Maxwell Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Fabric8 LA
        941GEARY, San Francisco, CA, A New Beginning
        Subtext Gallery, San Diego, CA, Sezio Group Show
        Intersection For the Arts, San Francisco, CA, 45th Anniversary
        SEIU Headquarters, Los Angeles, CA, The Heartbeat of California
        Mills Building, San Francisco, CA, Works From the Dump
        Sanchez Center for the Arts, Pacifica, CA, Thrown Out
        Manifest Equality, Los Angeles, CA, Manifest Equality
        
White Walls, San Francisco, CA, Never a Dull Moment

        Fabric8 Galleries, San Francisco, CA, 4-Year Anniversary Show
2009    Together Gallery, Portland, OR, WOOD
        The Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Terrestrial Syndrome
        Fabric8 Galleries, San Francisco, CA, Grand Opening Show
        Gen Art, New York, NY, I Heart Gen Art Benefit Show
        Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, CA, Annual Benefit Show
        Linc Art, San Francisco, CA, Trash into Art
        Shadow's Space, Philadelphia, PA, Climb in the Back Window  
        PUSH Studios, San Francisco, CA, VAR1OUS
2008    Charmingwall, New York City, NY, Tiny Big Top Show
        111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA, The Phoenix Project
        Canteen, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Little Big Show
        1AM Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Grand Opening
        D-Structure, San Francisco, CA, DUCK!
        Reaves Gallery, San Francisco, CA, If These Walls Could Speak
        D-Structure, San Francisco, Manifesto V.2
2007    Project:Gallery, Culver City, CA, Head in the Trees
2006    Ayden Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Brave Art
        Compound Gallery, Portland, OR, Supernal
        Thinkspace, Los Angeles, CA, Square Foot Show
        Corey Helford Gallery, Culver City, CA, Halloween Show
        Ayden Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canad, Divine Play
        Telus Whistler Conference Center, Whistler, BC, Canada, BRAVE Art
        Thinkspace, Los Angeles, CA, Triamese
2005    The Lab 101 Gallery, Culver City, CA,  The Birdhouse Show
        Humble Beginnings, San Jose, CA, Heart Burn
        Gallery AD, San Jose, CA, Fresh Produce
        SJSU gallery 3, San Jose, CA, Illustration Club Graduation Show
2004    Red Ink Studios, San Francisco, CA, re|emergence
        Red Ink Studios, San Francisco, CA, Through the Eyes of the 22
        Red Ink Studios, Santa Clara, CA, 4am Resolution
2003    SJSU gallery 2, San Jose, CA, SHM annual juried exhibition
        WORKS gallery, San Jose, CA, Works Annual Benefit Auction
2002    Gallery AD, San Jose, CA, Namenlosen       
        Café de Matisse, San Jose, CA, XPO annual group exhibition
        WORKS gallery, San Jose, CA, Works Annual Benefit Auction


INSTALLATIONS

2011    SFAC Art in Storefronts, San Francisco, CA, Change Comes From Within

           Recology Sculpture Garden, San Francisco, CA, Glass House
2010    KickLabs, San Francisco, CA, Theory of Flight
2009    Wonderland, San Francisco, CA, Down the Rabbit Hole
2005    Phantom Galleries, San Jose, CA, Fallen Man
 


CURATIONS

2008    D-Structure, San Francisco, Manifesto V.2
2005    SJSU gallery 3, San Jose, CA, Illustration Graduation Show
2003    SJSU gallery 2, San Jose, CA, Illustration Juried Exhibition


RESIDENCIES

2009    Recology San Francisco, AIR Program, San Francisco, CA

AWARDS / HONORS

2011    SFAC Art in Storefronts grant recipient
2007    Cut & Paste Digital Design Tournament, Jury Prize
           SF Weekly's Mastermind award recipient,
2005    Art & Design Scholarship award recipient, SJSU
2003    A.S. 55 Induction and Scholarship award recipient, SJSU
           Dean's Scholar Award, SJSU
           Who's Who Among American Colleges & Universities award recipient, SJSU

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