Solomon Omogboye

Solomon Omogboye

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Solomon Omogboye

Solomon Omogboye is a humble, contemporary impressionist painter born in 1982 in Lagos. He completed his early education there then attended Lagos State Polytechnic – studying HnD Art and Industrial Design (Painting) in 2007. He was awarded AADS Best Artist of the year (2007). He’s a prolific painter.

Encouraged by his mother – a teacher – Solomon was introduced to drawing as a child. He’s worked extensively as an art instructor in secondary schools in Lagos after his graduation and also practiced art from his home studio. His paintings are a reflection of his thoughts, inspiration and ideas. He relocated to south Africa in 2014 and worked as full time artist from his home studio and the Living Artists Emporium, Johannesburg. He presently practices at August House studios. Solomon works have attracted local and international attention over the years. He ranks amongst the leading young Nigerian artists.