Otis Houston Jr., The Last Frontier, 2020, Spray paint on towel, 25 ½ × 46 in
Images courtesy of Gordan Robichaux; photographed by Greg Carideo.
Otis Houston Jr. is an artist living and working in East Harlem, New York. Houston Jr. is a self-taught artist who began making art after taking an art class while incarcerated. Since 1997, he has maintained an ongoing presence under the Triborough Bridge on the FDR Drive where he presents impromptu performances and a site-specific installation of signage and sculptures. Houston Jr. has exhibited his work at Gordon Robichaux, apexart, Room East, Socrates Sculpture Park, and CANADA in New York; Marc Selwyn Fine Art and Parker Gallery in Los Angeles; F in Houston; Rebecca Camacho Presents in San Francisco; and Cave in Detroit.