This section contains updated information about artists, scholars , museums, professionals, educators and other members of the visual arts community to facilitate professional development.
It includes bursaries funding for artistic projects, notices of residencies, employment opportunities, calls for papers and to submit work to exhibitions and as well as competitions.
Call for Entries: Modern and Contemporary Art Auction
TKMG Auction House announces its call for entries for the 2018 Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art to be held mid-2018, at Terra Kulture Arena, Victoria Island, Lagos.
To apply; please send full caption of images, pricing and information of artwork to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Submission closes on March 31st, 2018.
From October 3 – 5, Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions. Africa’s leading healthcare exhibition organisers, host the annual ‘Beauty Africa’ show.
The event will take place at the Landmark Centre, Victoria Island Annex, Lagos, and will feature beauty, health, wellness, skin care, hair and makeup products such as cosmetics, perfume and fragrances.
Beauty Africa will provide a platform for local and foreign companies to meet and interact with specialists and professionals as well as dealers and distributors in the Nigeria beauty and wellness industry.
artist of the month
Odun Orimolade was born in 1976. She holds a Higher National Diploma in painting from Yaba College of Technology, where she now holds a faculty position in the School of Art, Design and Printing. Orimolade is also an alumna of the University of South Africa, where she is pursuing further studies.
A broadly experimental artist, Orimolade’s practice spans painting, drawing, collage, etching, mixed media, costume, installation and performance. She is a recipient of several academic awards, including the Prof. Y. A. Grillo Award (1998), Nigerian Cards Ltd Award (1998), Rector’s Award for Academic Excellence (1998), Jeromelaiho and Associate Award (1998), Insight Communication Award (1998), Fasuyi Art Prize (1998) and Conrad Theys Bursary Award, South Africa (2011).
Odun Orimolade’s work has been exhibited extensively in Nigeria and internationally. Her first solo exhibition was held at the Terra Kulture Gallery in Lagos (2006). More recent exhibitions include a solo at the UNISA Space Art Gallery in Pretoria, South Africa and Six Draughtsmen at the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MOCADA, 2013). In addition to her independent practice, Orimolade has taken part in several artistic collaborations in Nigeria.
The Studio, A Journal of Contemporary Art and Theory is peer-reviewed, and is published twice a year by the Department of Fine Art, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. The Studio publishes contributions which are the results of explorations of studio practices, based on established miscellany of methodologies in all areas of the visual arts. Articles […]
The Society of Nigerian Artists, Plateau State Chapter cordially invites the general public to the opening of an art exhibition titled ‘Reawakening’. The exhibition opens at 11:30am on March 22, 2018, at the Exhibition Hall, National Museum, Kaduna.
To mark the International Women’s Day, The Female Artists Association of Nigeria, in collaboration with Nike Art Gallery Lagos invites the general public to her International Annual Art Exhibition titled ‘Press for Progress: Women Move On’. The exhibition runs from March 8 till 13, 2018, and opens at 4pm.
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