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.