Born in Richmond, VA., Otis L. Stanley was introduced to the world of art by his father, Lawrence I. Stanley. There are several paintings held in private collections throughout the Richmond metro area that Lawrence Stanley painted.
From basic drawing and painting lessons Otis continued to pursue his love and appreciation of art and later taught an art class at the historic Randolph Community Center in the West End section of Richmond.
Otis currently creates work in his SLIMRIC studio.The studio is named after his late father’s nick name and the nick name of his brother, the late Lawrence Eric ‘E’. Stanley, the radio legend of Richmond, VA airwaves. Photos of Eric E. with musical legends appear on this site page.