Some of my old pieces, as well as my recent ones will be showing today at the @artyrama Art Exhibition, 9 Alhaji Bashorun, Off Norman Williams, Ikoyi, Lagos from 1pm to 8pm. Curated by @jesscastellote If I start to talk, 2015-2017 Charcoal and silver leaf on paper 51 X 32 inches
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Arinze Stanley is an artistic genius whose work is beyond imitation. With charcoal and graphite pencil, Arinze creates works of art that closely imitate life, pouring out raw emotions onto a blank canvas. He is best known for his realistic life-size portraits of normal Africans, showing them in their natural habitats.
On March 8, 2016, he received media attention in Nigeria and beyond after he posted some of his oil paintings on Facebook.
I work with my Principle of the Three P’s namely Patience, Practice and Persistence. These have guided me over the years towards perfecting my craft.”
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Starting at an early age of 6, Arinze had always been enthusiastic about drawing realistic portraits on paper. Being exposed to his family’s paper buisness, Arinze grew to love paper and pencils as his toys at a very tender age. Over the years He gradually taught himself how to master both Pencils and Paper in harmony as a medium to express himself through what he calls his Three P’s namely Patience, Practice and persistence. These have guided him throughout his journey as an artist. Working in a genre of art known as Hyperrealism and with no form of training, Arinze drives at creating art that triggers a degree of emotional connection between his viewers and his subjects. Also using his works as a medium for social and political activism, highlighing pressing matters both in his community and worldwide, matters including Modern slavery and feminism and others.
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“My art is born out of the undying zeal of perfection both in skill and expression as I find myself spending countless hours working an a drawing.
Nwadiogbu coveys his passion for activism through his artworks, depicting ideas of a better life, a better consciousness, and inspiring change.
He shares his works and it’s process on social for fans to ogle.
He has received worldwide acclaim and won many awards including the ‘World’s best self-portrait’ in American Art Awards which was judged by a panel of 25 American galleries. Arinze’s debut group show was at the Omenka Gallery Lagos, Nigeria.
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Arinze’s debut group show held at the Omenka Gallery Lagos, Nigeria in 2016 and his debut international exhibition at Scope art show during Miami Art week 2017.
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Most times it’s almost like I lose control of my pencils and like energy transfer, the art flows through me from my pencil to the paper.
Oresegun is a Nigerian artist who draws inspiration from his community in making his hyper-realistic pieces.
His drawing and painting are inspired by his environment, mostly using water as the principal theme of his works. Olumide currently owns an art studio in Ikorodu where he showcases his work and holds exhibitions.
Nwadiogbu is a 3-Dimensional Hyper Realistic fine artist who uses his pencils as well as acrylic and oil to create hyperrealistic portraits.
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Arinze Stanley Egbengwu was born on 20th November 1993 in Lagos, Nigeria and graduated from Imo state University with a B.Eng in Agricultural engineering.
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From Arinze Stanley to Oscar Ukonu, these creatives are not slowing down with their high-resolution paintings which have been displayed in exhibitions all over the world.
I draw inspiration from life experiences and basically everything that sparks a feeling of necessity, I love to stimulate deep and strong emotions, as I find them most attractive.
Awards he has won include the ‘World’s best Self-portrait’ in American art awards 2017 and a Cultural achievement award in Junior Chambers International in 2018 .
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Oscar Ukonu is a brilliant self-taught Nigerian artist, who uses only a pen to create stunning photorealistic portraits which take him an average of 100 to 120 hours to complete.
These five people will have you question whether you’re actually looking at a painting or a photograph.
Arinze’s drawings depict figures exhibiting strong or subtle emotions trapped within the strokes on the canvas.
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