Latest News, Interviews & Events

3 Nov 2021

In Conversation with Visual Artist Colin Merrin

He has exhibited widely in solo and group shows across the UK and mainland Europe since 1981. Colin is oil painter and an established watercolorist, elected to the Royal Watercolour Society in 2009 with work featured in numerous collections, including Queen Elizabeth’s. We had the great pleasure to speak to him about his career and current projects.

In Conversation with Visual Artist Colin Merrin

2 Nov 2021

Artist Teddy Bechman Joins Occhi Contemporary

We look forward to showcasing the work of this very talented young artist

Artist Teddy Bechman Joins Occhi Contemporary

22 Oct 2021

Call for Artists: COP26: Together For Our Planet
An Exhibition of Artworks by Generations Z and Alpha

This project is a collaboration between Occhi Arts and Entertainment and Phoenix FTA Limited, a UK-based sustainability strategy consultancy. Inspired by the UK Creative Earth Competition, Occhi Arts and Entertainment and Phoenix FTA Limited are inviting young artists from around the world to creatively engage with key topics of concern at the COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow.

Call for Artists: COP26: Together For Our Planet
An Exhibition of Artworks by Generations Z and Alpha

21 Oct 2021

Arizona Based Painter Amber Henry Joins Occhi's Roster of Artists

Occhi Contemporary Art Gallery is pleased to represent the very talented Amber Henry

Arizona Based Painter Amber Henry Joins Occhi's Roster of Artists

10 Oct 2021

Artist Despina Symeou Presents “Not Just For The Bedroom”

The human form has been her preferred starting point for most of her projects and an eye for the interesting and sometimes unexpected elements add to the narrative as the work progresses.

 Artist Despina Symeou Presents “Not Just For The Bedroom”

7 Oct 2021

Occhi Contemporary Art is Happy to Represent 'FuzzyArtist18'

FuzzyArtist18’s artwork is straight from the heart. Fuelled with emotion and energy, his work reflects his life experiences.

Occhi Contemporary Art is Happy to Represent 'FuzzyArtist18'

22 Sept 2021

In Conversation with Photographer Michael J Dooley

Occhi Contemporary Art Gallery is proud to represent photographer Michael Dooley. Following a degree in Photography from the Fashion Institute of Technology, Michael worked for many years as a still photographer and a chief lighting technician in the film and video industries.

In Conversation with Photographer Michael J Dooley

7 Sept 2021

Visual Artist Despina Symeou Shares Her Love of Art and The Creative Process

The human form has been her preferred starting point for most of her projects and an eye for the interesting and sometimes unexpected elements add to the narrative as the work progresses.

Visual Artist Despina Symeou Shares Her Love of Art and The Creative Process

2 Sept 2021

Andre Parchment Exhibits 'The Wings In Me'

Born in Jamaica, the natural beauty of Andre's surroundings ignited his senses and shaped his perspective on life. 'The Wings in Me' is a manifestation of Andre's thoughts and memories that form a vibrant body of work, full of expression, curiosity, and reflection.

Andre Parchment Exhibits 'The Wings In Me'

1 Sept 2021

Artist Nikita Rosalind Campbell talks to Occhi About her Paintings, T-Shirts and Balancing Life

Nikita Rosalind Campbell graduated from Pinellas County Center for Arts, specializing in visual arts. She continues making art whilst balancing a career in cosmetology and the demands of family life. We caught up with her to discuss her exciting work!

Artist Nikita Rosalind Campbell talks to Occhi About her Paintings, T-Shirts and Balancing Life

1 Sept 2021

Occhi Contemporary Art is Pleased to Represent Deborah Eve Alastra

She has exhibited in California and Portland over the last 30 years. Her travel experiences, alongside her current residence in the lovely Pacific NW of the US, greatly inspire her work.

Occhi Contemporary Art is Pleased to Represent Deborah Eve Alastra

29 Aug 2021

Up Close and Personal with Visual Artist Alaskarzade Zemfira Niyazi

Born in Azerbaijan, Alaskarzade Zemfira Niyazi fastidiously uses materials such as watercolor, watercolor pencils, dry pastels, oil, acrylic, and gouache to produce vibrant and arresting work.

Up Close and Personal with Visual Artist Alaskarzade Zemfira Niyazi

23 Aug 2021

In Conversation with Visual Artist Pantea Mahrou

Paying careful attention to the colors used, she provides audiences with a sense of calm and peace.

In Conversation with Visual Artist Pantea Mahrou

10 Aug 2021

In Conversation with Sharon van Ivan Pfahl, and Announcing An Exhibition of Charles Pfahl’s Work in the Occhi Contemporary Art Gallery

Charles Pfahl is a modern-day master of American painting. His work is part of many prestigious public and private collections, including those of Oprah Winfrey, Philippe Niarchos, the Columbus Museum, The Delaware Museum, and the Salmagundi Club.

In Conversation with Sharon van Ivan Pfahl, and Announcing An Exhibition of Charles Pfahl’s Work in the Occhi Contemporary Art Gallery

8 Aug 2021

Up Close and Personal with Multidisciplinary Artist Gary Thomas

Gary kindly took time out to talk about his career and much more!

Up Close and Personal with Multidisciplinary Artist Gary Thomas

2 Aug 2021

Artist Talk: London In Different Dimensions with Kerry Zacharia

Occhi Contemporary Arts presents a talk by artist Kerry Zacharia . Kerry will provide an overview of work featured in her show ' London in Different Dimension. The event takes place on Saturday 14th August at 4pm (London GMT)

Artist Talk: London In Different Dimensions with Kerry Zacharia

29 Jul 2021

Occhi Contemporary Art is pleased to announce its representation of Iranian artist Pantea Mahrou.

Following our official July launch, Occhi Contemporary Art is pleased to announce the representation of Iranian artist Pantea Mahrou.

Occhi Contemporary Art is pleased to announce its representation of Iranian artist  Pantea Mahrou.

28 Jul 2021

Museum Pedagogy: Informing and Educating through a Parallel Delivery of Arts, Media, and Mentorship

The Association of African American Museums (AAAM) holds its 2021 conference this month. Occhi’s David Emmanuel Noel joins Bahamian documentarian, researcher and interdisciplinary artist Kishan Munroe, and award-winning interdisciplinary artist /anthropologist Alexis Alleyne-Caputo for the panel discussion titled ‘Museum Pedagogy: Informing and Educating through a Parallel Delivery of Arts, Media, and Mentorship’.

Museum Pedagogy: Informing and Educating through a Parallel Delivery of Arts, Media, and Mentorship

24 Jul 2021

South African Artist Alan James Weiss collaborates with Occhi Contemporary

South African Painter Alan James Weiss joins Occhi's Roster of Talented Artists

South African Artist Alan James Weiss  collaborates with Occhi Contemporary

18 Jul 2021

Occhi Contemporary Art Gallery Launches with Kerry Zacharia: London in Different Dimensions

This is Occhi Contemporary Art’s inaugural feature. Kerry's 2018 London show is now online for a worldwide audience to see.

Occhi Contemporary Art Gallery Launches with Kerry Zacharia: London in Different Dimensions

30 Jun 2021

Artist Opportunities : Call For Artists

Call For Artist Submissions and Representation. We welcome free submissions from artists and curators, and the opportunity to collaborate on exciting projects.

Artist Opportunities : Call For Artists

27 Apr 2021

In Conversation with Acclaimed Artist and Army Veteran Darrell Urban Black

His work is permanently displayed in several art galleries, museums, and other institutions in America and Germany.

In Conversation with Acclaimed Artist and Army Veteran Darrell Urban Black

13 Apr 2021

In The Spotlight: Visual Artist Cher-Antoinette

Occhi Interviews the Award Winning Artist

In The Spotlight: Visual Artist Cher-Antoinette

20 Mar 2021

CAFA 21: Art in a Post Digital COVID World

As part of the Caribbean Fine Art Fair 2021 series of discussions, Fly on The Diaspora presents ‘Art in a Post Digital COVID World’. The event was produced in association with Occhi Arts and Entertainment, and Grace & Graffiti.

CAFA 21: Art in a Post Digital COVID World

11 Jan 2021

In Conversation with Caribbean Fine Art Fair Executive Director Anderson M. Pilgrim

CaFA Executive Director Anderson M. Pilgrim delves further into the uniqueness of this initiative and its standing on a global stage.

In Conversation with Caribbean Fine Art Fair Executive Director Anderson M. Pilgrim