Jan Otto (b. 1987) is a South African artist creating contemplative minimalist artworks inspired by nature. Working with various mediums, his works incorporate natural elements including, but not limited to, sunlight, water and soil in alternative historical photographic processes, handmade earth pigments in drawing and painting, and trees and rock formations in rubbings. He received a BA degree in Environmental Management from the University of South Africa and a Higher Certificate in Photography from Vega School of Brand Leadership. He lives and works in Cape Town, South Africa.

Exhibitions

Solo Exhibition

Nature Meditations, The Farmer's Daughter, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2017

Group Exhibition

Glimpses of Eden, Imibala Gallery, Somerset West, South Africa, 2017

SPACE, Orms Cape Town, South Africa, 2016

Using Format