Holland Otik is a maker whose creative practice focuses on figurative artefacts and mask making with links to rituals, healing and shamanism. From her studio/shop in Hereford, Otik researches contemporary and traditional magical practices, and imbues her work with symbolic meaning. She often makes bespoke pieces for her clients.
For her solo exhibition Figurative Ritual Practice at Compact Contemporary the artist has made a collection of miniature wall hanging ceramic masks, and small homunculus ceramic figures.
Holland Otik is currently a visiting lecturer in Contemporary Crafts at Hereford College of Arts (where she also gained her MA in the same) and has a wide ranging creative practice, which includes textiles, ceramics, and professional cheffing.
Figurative Ritual Practice is viewable online only via Compact Contemporary on Instagram