In his quest to create visually endearing works, Sodiq employs different media to create human and animal portraits, figure drawings and so forth. Being hugely influenced by past and present masters varying from Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Rembrandt, Liberace, Casey Baugh, Burdick, Ibe Ananabe, Kelani Abbas, Ben Enwonwu, Akinola Lasekan, Yusuf Grillo and so on. […]
Zimuzo “Zed” Agubata is a painter/draughtsman from Akama-Osili, Enugwu-Ukwu village in Njikoka local government area of Anambra state, Nigeria. He holds a BA (2nd class upper honors) Fine and Applied Arts department of the University of Nigeria Nsukka. He works majorly in acrylics and ink. He specializes in surrealistic abstract forms and defines his style […]
Umeh Bede Ifeanyichukwu is a Nigerian professional artist. Umeh obtained a Higher National Diploma in Painting from Yaba College of Technology. He worked as an illustrator with an advertising agency before retiring into full-time studio practice. He has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Nigeria. His works can be found in major private […]
Asemokha Imomoh is a Nigerian based artist who obtained his BA in Fine and Applied Arts from the Obademi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. Asemokha’s creative path is rooted purely in his expressive power and guarded by intuition, a route he seems to have constantly re-invented through his ability for introspection. This perspective to work is evocative […]
Sor Sen received his training from Nigeria’s premier school of art, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, where he bagged a Bachelor of Arts degree in Fine Arts and subsequently a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in painting. Sen is interested in the human experience. He also strongly believes that his works are bold release of internal […]
Akinola Lasekan is widely acknowledged as a pioneer of modern Nigerian art. He was born into the Oladetimi family in Owo, Ondo State in 1916. Lasekans formative years were colored by his experience of British colonial rule. Sensitive and astute, he was very aware of the political system’s failings. He sympathised with the emerging Nationalist movement and their call for political independence.When he came to oil painting later in his career, he approached […]
Duke Asidere was born in Lagos in 1961 and is one of Nigeria’s leading contemporary artists. Asidere’s work engages contemporary African politics. Through visual metaphors, the artist comments on the everyday human drama that surrounds him; political, social, psychological or cultural. Furthermore, he adds an element of surprise to these sketches of human drama by infusing them with irony and humour. Asidere’s broad oeuvre ranges from headless or limbless […]
Painter and photographer, Segun-Shiigo is a Nigerian born artist who explores the cartographical possibilities of landscape painting by adopting a representational approach that sometimes deliberately ignores the basic principles of perspective in art. Recently, abstraction found way into his oeuvre, suggesting the beginning of a thematic epoch in his professional career.