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.
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Lagos Photo in collaboration with National Geographic calls for entries a portfolio review. Stand a chance to win $10,000. Submit your portfolio to LPReview@africanartists.org before November 21, 2017. Entry is free.
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Beauty Africa: Exhibition and Conferences
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.
On February 23, 2018, by 3pm, the School of Art Design and Printing Yaba College of Technology, Yaba, Lagos will present an exhibition of works by academic staff of the school, titled ‘A Tribute to Kolade Oshinowo @70 at the Yusuf Grillo Gallery, Yaba College of Technology, Yaba, Lagos. The exhibition runs till March 22, […]
From March 21 to 23, 2018, the Ota Art Fair will hold at the Ogun State Social Development Recreation Centre, Ota, Ogun State. The fair aims to celebrate and project the positive image, culture, and tradition of the Ota people. Through this, it hopes to bring the attention of art enthusiasts, professionals, collectors and other […]
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 […]
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