LIVES AND WORKS
LIVES AND WORKS
DATE OF BIRTH
Oluwaseun Solomon Akinlo (b.1993) in Lagos state, Nigeria and he hails from Ondo states. Studied Fine and Applied Arts at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo state. As an experimental artist, Oluwaseun has developed a passion for abstract expressionism and figurative art. His oeuvre encompasses paintings, vitrines and an array of works on canvas such as drawings, acrylic, collages, and altered photographs. Born out of investigative research and communication he conducts within his community, the end result is an emotional culmination of how their stories project on the emotional stayer of his mind shared as he listens to their voices.
Oluwaseun’s expressionist style is a visual representation of
the human psyche, memories and emotions through a personal perspective on social, political, and cultural challenges, which confront the viewers with his evocative figures and use of colours. He was influenced by the community of Ajegunle where he grew up and influenced by their social, and cultural lifestyle.
Akinlo had exhibited in several exhibitions and Residency, 1952Africa Art Residency(2022), TABFamily Exhibition at CoolChange Contemporary Art in Australia (2022), 2nd Experience at The Kokopelli Gallery (2021), Resilience Art Exhibition at National Gallery Enugu (2019), ‘Twilight’ Life In My City Fest at Thought Pyramid Gallery Lagos (2018).
WHO I AM
I’m a visual artist born in Lagos, Nigeria. I’m stylized in expressionism and a studio based artist.
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