Chike Obeagu

Chike Obeagu is a multi-disciplinary artist and art lecturer, and the co-founder and creative director of FAbA (For Artists by Artists), a non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting emerging talent in Nigeria. He obtained his BA and MFA degrees from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, graduating magna and summa cum laude respectively. Obeagu uses mixed media, painting, photography, installation art and poetry to comment on the social and political environment in Nigeria.

He is the recipient of several prizes and awards, including a shared 1st prize in the 2011 National Arts Competition, Nigeria, for a collaborative work with Uche Uzorka. His work is held in international collections, both public and private, and has featured in numerous exhibitions, including CREO, Abuja (2017); Inventory: New Works and Conversations Around African Art, Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, USA, 2016; and Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? Taittinger Gallery, New York (2015).

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