Paul Gbolade OMIDIRAN

Joined Artgidi: Dec, 2020
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Ile-Ife, Nigeria
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Artist Bio

<p>Omidiran Paul Gbolade, an artist born in Lagos, has made a remarkable mark in the art world. He honed his skills at Obafemi Awolowo University, earning degrees in Fine Arts. His art has<br>been showcased globally, from the US to China, reflecting a fusion of Mixed Media painting and Graphic design. Recognized by esteemed art institutions worldwide, including the Art Institute of Chicago and galleries in Germany and China, Gbolade&rsquo;s work has earned him numerous awards. He&rsquo;s also a mentor, running his Omidiran African Arts Gallery and studio, where he has trained over a hundred students. His passion lies in African themes, influencing his diverse art<br>materials&mdash;ranging from oil and acrylic to unconventional elements like cow dung and seeds. Married to a lawyer and based in Ile-Ife, Osun State, Gbolade continues to innovate while nurturing budding artists</p>


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