The School of Art, Design, and Printing, at the Yaba College of Technology is known for producing some of Nigeria’s finest visual artists. Opening on 30th October 2016, the 2016 Alumni Achievers Art Exhibition will showcase works of 13 contemporary artists who are alumni of the institution. An exhibition of paintings, drawings, sculpture, fashion, new media, construction, and design, the Achievers’ Homecoming Exhibition highlights the successful creative pursuits of its former students while setting the tone for current and future students of the institution.
In the words of the Dean of the faculty, F.B.O. Ajimo, “The exhibition is an affirmation of the fact that the Yaba Art of School from time immemorial has been a dominant player of excellence in the global art landscape. This exhibition showcases work from various creative professionals who have evolved and blossomed after their courses at the School.”
The exhibiting artists are Olumide Oresegun, Ejiro Amos-Tafiri, Kelani Abass, Taiye Idahor, Folami Rasaq, Schommers Ngozi, Richardson Ovbiebo, Sonde Ibukun, Adeyemo John, Soji Kuforiji, Balogun Ayodeji, and Stanlee Ohikhuare.
30th October – 30th November 2016, 3pm.
Yusuf Grillo Art Gallery, School of Art, Design and Printing, Yaba College of Technology, Yaba, Lagos.
Top featured image: Kelani Abass, Illusion 9 (2013), pastel on paper.