Oluwaferanmi Okeowo is a talented Nigerian visual artist who was born in 1993. He is a graduate of Yaba College of Technology and has been exploring various mediums over the years. Currently, he is using the impasto technique on canvas to express his thoughts and self-discovery journey. His works are not only visually stunning but also have a therapeutic effect on the viewer. He is passionate about emotional and psychological well-being and is exploring how his works can be used to help those struggling with abjection. He lives and works in Lagos, Nigeria, where he draws inspiration from the vibrant city and its people.
Oluwaferanmi Okeowo’s works explore the relationship between human body , mind and emotional memories. His works are a persistent search for the best way to interpret ideas around his self discovery and his response to his immediate environment. He did not limit his explorations to the use of one medium, technique, or concept in his continuous art practice, he has found a comfortable way of laying thick colour pigment side by side, which he described as a therapeutic process of putting out his narrative bit by bit. His works are inspired and centered around his environment, the past, the current and a piece of the future, his unique technique of layering colors on a canvas is a phase and also gives the viewer a testament of an empathized feeling .
Okeowo's work have been shown in multiple exhibitions:
Our many colours (art pantheon gallery), Art at Ouida (Ikeja ,GRA, Lagos), how we live (o’da art gallery), Wake up Africa and exclusive exhibition on Artsy.
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