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Richardson Obviebo

Richardson Obviebo

Graduated as a sculptor in 2007 from Yaba College of Technology. Born on the 28th of March 1982, a native of  Igbanke in Edo State. He is interested in the roles individuals play as mirrors of their environment i.e their actions and inactions. He is also  interested in daily life materials and objects because they suggest a message, give a clue into the life pattern of people, they tell us how people interact with their environment. He had his first solo exhibition in October 2011 titled “The Forms I Heard”. He  has participated in various group exhibitions, workshops and residencies including (selected) : Ravy 2012 at Galerie d’art Contemporain in Yaounde, Cameroon( April 2012); Red Heritage in Accra, Ghana(April 2012); Bakassi Peninsul’art workshop in Limbe, Cameroon( April 2012); A Kilo of Hope at Oke afa,Isolo, Lagos (march 2011); Lost in Lagos-the artist experience at the White Space, Lagos (March 2011); On Independence and the Ambivalence of Promise at the Center for Contemporary Art, Lagos (march 6 2010); He was a Facilitator Metal construction at the Harmattan Workshop (February 8, 2010); Richardson was the first prize winner (sculpture),Nigerian breweries and African Artist Foundation, National Arts competition; Nigeria the Future i see,Civic Center, Lagos(December 2009); First prize winner – Fashion Designers Association of Nigeria and African Artist Foundation Competition; Design Inspired by Fashion.,Civic Center, Lagos(November 2009); and a finalist (Creative Artist of the Year), Future Award Nigeria(January 2010).

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