Siott Gallery

Online Gallery SiOTT Welcomes Japanese-Based Artist Kotaro Machiyama

Award-wining illustrator and painter adds a 13 piece collection of acrylics to SiOTT, making his work available to art enthusiasts worldwide.


London, England -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/25/2015 -- SiOTT Gallery is an online gallery committed to showcasing contemporary artist who possess a unique perspective. The gallery's featured artists are early enough in their careers that it makes for an excellent time to invest in their up-and-coming talent, but successful enough that their names are attracting attention. By hosting their gallery online, art enthusiast from around the world can access work they would otherwise have to travel a great distance to enjoy.

Artists on exhibit at SiOTT's online gallery come from around the globe, such as their latest artist, Japanese-based Kotaro Machiyama. Machiyama's exhibit at SiOTT features a 13 piece collection of his distinct colour-rich style, and his innovative work with acrylics.

"We are delighted to introduce award-winning artists Machiyama. Machiyama's work takes the viewer on a journey and seeks to remind us of the beauty and wonders we have forgotten." Said SiOTT Founder Claudia Elliot."We are proud to be working with him, he is a very talented artist that is certainly one to watch."

Machiyama is a celebrated artist in Japan, where he has won prestigious awards including:

2011 Sapporo Pre-Biennale Contemporary Art Exhibition 2011 International Art-Proposal Competition selected

2011 The six time "Daikokuya contemporary art award" ,Tochigi/ Group exhibition

2009 Winning exhibition,[Bikkuai] 6F citizens gallery, Hukusima/ Group exhibition

2008 SETU exhibition winning a Malman painting materials award

"Machiyama's work is bold and his colourful paintings are inspired by the beauty of the time and space where we can stop and appreciate the small things. With his illustrator background and his love for colour he masterfully deconstructs familiar scenarios and gives them simple organic forms."

Machiyama describes his work as "Combining the desire to get closer to an object that I am attracted to and thinking about it in a time other than the present."

About SiOTT
Along with their online gallery, SiOTT hosts curatorial projects and participates in art fairs. The SiOTT Gallery was founded in 2010.


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