Multi-modal artist Matt Ottley works equally across the fields of literature, visual arts and music. Photo: Courtesy of Matt Ottley
Multi-modal artist Matt Ottley works equally across the fields of literature, visual arts and music. Photo: Courtesy of Matt Ottley
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Australian artist Matt Ottley on battling bipolar disorder, fighting bulls in the Outback and finally finding happiness

  • Multi-modal artist Matt Ottley had his first bipolar episode at 13 but wasn’t diagnosed until his mid-40s, with a number of life-changing crashes in between
  • He grew up in Papua New Guinea in dangerous times, became an in-demand horse artist and fought bulls as a stockman in the Australian Outback.

Multi-modal artist Matt Ottley works equally across the fields of literature, visual arts and music. Photo: Courtesy of Matt Ottley
Multi-modal artist Matt Ottley works equally across the fields of literature, visual arts and music. Photo: Courtesy of Matt Ottley
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