Eniwaye Oluwaseyi’s (born in 1994, lives and work in Kwara, Nigeria) paintings are primarily centered around portraiture while bridging the gap between figuration and expressionism, examing identity and it’s influence in shared spaces.
Oluwaseyi’s painting are birthed from images from memory, pictures from family and friends, while also integrating visual fragments perceive by the artist to create psychological reality. Infusing a strong visual language and a distinct accent that permeates through indivial paintings, he uses bold colours and striking brush strokes to give his paintings a strong physical presence. “I try to combine unusual colors and techniques” says the artist.
Navigating through the intricate struggles that form the backbone of individual tales of existence, His art works are impregnated with personalized view on psychological reality and how they integrate into the current socio-political climate. Evoking strong feelings of hope and redemption in the minds of viewers who connect with his pieces.
Eniwaye Oluwaseyi graduated with a B.Eng. in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering from the University of Ilorin, Nigeria in 2018. He held is solo exhibition at ADA\ contemporary art gallery, Accra ,Ghana. His works has been shown selected group exhibitions across Europe and America in galleries such as Galerie Ron Mandos (Amsterdam, Netherlands), AKAA fair (Lyon, France), Christie’s ( New York, USA) among others.
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