Nathan Ota

Nathan Ota has been a creative force for years and the impact of his work is wide spread. It is a given that his drawing and painting skills are beyond compare. What separates Ota is his unique melding of bleakness and hope. His landscapes burst with sparkling beauty, yet his empathetic characters beg us to consider their dark and troubled existences. His ability to tell such complex stories within a single crushing scene is a rare gift. Quite simply, my heart swells and my throat draws tight when I view Ota’s work.

You may view an extensive portfolio on Nathan Ota’s website. He also has a very enjoyable, behind-the-scenes blog.