Emeka Nwagbara - Professional Studio Artist

Emeka Nwagbara - Professional Studio Artist
Emeka Nwagbara - Professional Studio Artist
Emeka Nwagbara - Professional Studio Artist
Emeka Nwagbara - Professional Studio Artist
Emeka Nwagbara - Professional Studio Artist
Emeka Nwagbara - Professional Studio Artist

Emeka’s career as a professional Studio Artist took off in 2005 when He gave up paid employment as a Business Development Manager to pursue my long time aspiration as an artist. He is mostly self taught but albeit, his proficiency has been greatly influenced by Studio practice under the guidance of Mr. Edosa Ogiugo, Mr. Abiodun Olaku and the Universal Studios of Art where he still practices as a Professional Artist and facilitate as an instructor in the Studio’s academic program.

 

He’s been involved in many group exhibitions and in recent past and has participated in the Terra Kulture /Mydrim (TKMG) Gallery 2015 and 2016 auctions. He has been engaged in some high profile art projects/commissions which include, but not limited to the Lagos State Annual Canival (as a project supervisor), Portrait Commissions of some State Governors and Bank Chief Executives, Art Projects with State Governments and Corporate Clientele - Ondo State Government, Lagos State Government / Lagos State Canival, Osun State Government, UNICEF, Nestle Foods, Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), and many others.

He presently works from his studio in Ikorodu where he presently lives.

Exhibitions / Auctions

Feb. 2014 Cupid, group exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture held at Alexis Gallery, Victoria Island- Lagos.

May 2014 Nuggets, exhibition of Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture held at Mydrim Gallery, Ikoyi - Lagos.

Oct. 2014 Ero Repete Lojude Oba (Crowd at the King’s Frontage), an exhibition of Paintings, Sculpture and Ceramic in honour of Oba (Dr.) Sikiru Kayode Adetona (Awujale of Ijebuland), held in Ogun State.

Oct. 2014 Oreze II (The King’s Crowd), an exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture in honour of His Royal Majesty, Nnaemeka Alfred Ugochukwu Achebe, CFR, Mni, Obi of Onitsha, held Anambra State.

Nov. 2014 14 th Annual Pastel Exhibition, held at Mydrim Gallery, Ikoyi – Lagos

April 2015 Lagos Art Auction 2015, organised by TKMG TerraKulture / Mydrim Gallery, held in Victoria Island - Lagos

June 2015 Art Exhibition / Auction during the International Conference on Disability, held at Civic Centre, Victoria Island – Lagos July 2015 Ebola Art Exhibition, during the Ebola Recovery Conference, United Nations – New York, organised by Kamba Art Gallery, London – UK.

Oct. 2015 Oreze III (The King’s Crowd), an exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture in honour of His Royal Majesty, Nnaemeka Alfred Ugochukwu Achebe, CFR, Mni, Obi of Onitsha, - Inland Town, Onitsha.

Dec. 2015 15th Annual Pastel Exhibition, held at Mydrim Gallery, S/W, Ikoyi – Lagos.

Feb 2017 Manuscript, an exhibition of drawings, held at Omenka opp Gallery, Ikoyi - Lagos.

May - June 2017 Afri-can Contemporary Art - "Presentation 001", Los Angeles, 2404Wilshire Boulevard, USA.

June - July2017 "GENERATIONS" - the future masters series held at Mydrim Gallery, S/W, Ikoyi – Lagos.

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