Erik Otto is an American abstract artist currently based in New York City, with studios in Brooklyn, NY and San Francisco, CA.



Surface & Light

After my last show, I felt a burnout coming on and needed to switch things up and while I was reorganizing the studio, I discovered large bags of cement, sand, plaster and other building materials. I took this as small but important sign that I was on the right path when the desire had been…


WAVES / NYC: recap

. With 1 year in the making, this show has been the largest project I ever committed to. Endless gratitude to everyone who stepped up and showed support — either in person or online. None of this is possible without all of you. While this project has no doubt been the most challenging endeavor for…



I am honored and pleased to invite you to my next solo exhibition in New York City. Over one year ago, I found myself overwhelmed with all that was going on around me. Lost in a sea of tasks yet plagued with inaction…struggling to mentally stay afloat. Rather than fighting the current, I learned that if I cultivated…