OTA News: Mario Martinez, Raul Villarreal, Kristina Varjan, and Jarica Walsh

Mario Martinez,  Congratulations!   Your invitation to participate in the upcoming exhibition “Stretching the Canvas:  Eighty Years of Native Painting,” opening this fall at the National Museum of the American Indian-New York on November 16, 2019 is incredible!  We are so proud of you and having you part of OTA. “Dear Mr. Martinez, we want […]

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In Her Own Words, The Magical World of Diane Price

  Where others may find the paint laden brush a path to expression, my path is to create art from an array of found objects. Not just any objects, but quirky things that make us ask questions while we take in their unexpected harmonies. I buy very little that is “new” beyond adhesives, hardware and […]

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Magical World of Diane Price

Today, more than ever, we need to seek and explore magic. At OTA Contemporary, we invite you to discover the magic in Diane Price’s  lyrical assemblages. In looking at her work you see the influence of “wabi sabi” which embraces the beauty of the imperfect, transient and worn from found objects

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OTA ASKS KIYOMI BAIRD

I feel even more strongly about the vision of OTA. OTA is an art space that inspires curiosity and human passions through art. OTA provides a unique and welcoming space for showing and connecting with contemporary art.  

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“A Chair is a Mystery” Gakushi Yamamoto and Mai Morita

Gakushi Yamamoto has been intrigued with “Konseki”, the idea of ephemeral energy traces. For example, when a person rises from a chair they leave behind an impression in the chair and the chair becomes the perfect vehicle for instantiating this phenomenon, thus

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Wes Hunting: Looking Back, Moving Forward

Sometimes, I’m not too sure where it’s going; but for me, it’s all about being able to make  what I want, when I want, and keep it moving until I can no longer do so. I took the scenic route on the way to working with glass. I was always interested in the visual arts and music, and in 1976

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Made in Taos by Juniper Manley

Taos may have its place in the history of art, but it is easy not to see the many creative people working in shops tucked in adobe corners or in studios surrounded by sagebrush and sunsets.

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OTA interviews Chad Manley featured in Beginnings III

Curiosity is first and foremost the engine that drives all good things in my life. Out of curiosity is formed the desire for diversified problem-solving in my creative work. Diversified problem-solving in any field of work or endeavor is really all anyone can ask for.

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Beginnings May 3 to July 28

We are proud to present a mini retrospective of work by Wes Hunting highlighting examples of his work from past series to current new work. This exhibition exemplifies how artists keep dreaming and beginning anew.

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Ivan McLean’s Maquettes have arrived at OTA!

All of you have already seen Ivan McLean’s work adorning OTA: CURVES, FLY FISHING and ODYSSEUS. Now Come see Ivan McLean’s Maquettes: #1, #2, #3 and #4… You will believe again that you can fly following your dreams. Be the first to choose one to take home.

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