About the Artist

names are Eghosa Raymond Akenbor. I am a painter/fine art teacher from Nigeria who reside in a cultural and historical town, Benin City in Edo state, Nigeria. Educated in Painting and general art from Auchi Polytechnic Auchi, Edo state, a diploma in micro-biology from the University of Benin, Edo state and a post-graduate in education from the National teacher’s institute, Kaduna.

I am an Experimental Artists, who explore materials, mediums to paint my thought, i believe in Sweet Variety of Hues. I am comfortable with a lot of hues and texture in my paintings, its like Sculpting with Colours. Outside painting on canvas i paint on cloths.

Eghosa have participated in various publications/exhibitions: Average Art Magazine Uk- October 2017 issue, Wotisart Magazine Uk – October 2017 issue, Lunch Ticket online Magazine winter/spring 2017 & 2015, Hidden Treasure Art Magazine, Vol. II, 2014, International Contemporary Art Vol. 6 2013, Pomona Valley Review (PVR), Vol. 7 & 8, 2013 and 2014 etc. Group exhibitions which are: Dalla Grafica All Africa 29th to 30th September 2016, EX ASILO CIANI- Viale Carlo Cattaneo- CH, Lugano, Switzerland. Spectrum Miami 2014, Dec.3rd-7th on under the booth name of: Leda Maria, Show de bola 2014 Brazil, Group exhibition by Altered Aesthetics, 2013 USA, Visual art competition/Exhibition, Theme: “Sharing a common heritage” 2012 sponsored by the Spanish embassy Nigeria.
Eghosa have been selected twice for participation at the first and second International Biennale of Art of Palermo, Italy, 2014 & 2015.

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  1. Hello i am an up and coming independent musician based in Los Angles Cali. I love you art work and I want to know if I could use one of the paintings for an album cover. It will not be sold. I want to reflect a cultural vision on the album art work. Ive looked into a few other painters/artist, however i feel like culturally you have not only what Im looking for, but also what ppl need to see. Alot of us out here are not familiar with afircan painters, that needs to change. feel free to email me anytime. Findrealmusic.com

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