Erik Otto is a visual artist from the San Francisco Bay Area, currently based in New York City, with studios in Brooklyn, NY and San Francisco, CA.




Studio Update: Summer 2022

. This recent summer blew right by…as it tends to do. Following up my big solo show and two murals, I decided to take some time to explore the city I live in even more while reconnecting with people I hadn’t seen since pre-pandemic. I have also been wanting to get back to my old…


Press Release: Alchemy @ Heron Arts / SF

. ALCHEMY paintings, sculpture, & installation View Artwork . opens: May 26, 2022 / 5-9pm on view: May 26 – June 23, 2022 . Heron Arts 7 Heron Street San Francisco, CA 94103 . . artwork inquires:¬† . . . . . Heron Arts is pleased to announce the solo exhibition Alchemy from Bay Area…


Studio Update: Spring 2022

. Since the start of the year, I have been steadily working on a new series of paintings and sculptures. The approach was different yet all too familiar. It had been a while since I kicked off a bunch of new large canvas painting with little to no preliminary sketches – this time I let…