Never Lose Infinite Hope
Never Lose Infinite Hope
Solomon Omogboye's compelling artwork, "Never Lose Infinite Hope," presents a powerful portrait of a young boy making direct eye contact with the viewer. This emotive masterpiece offers a profound glimpse into the boy's inner world, conveying a rich tapestry of emotions and experiences.
Omogboye's artistic mission is to evoke in others the sentiments he aspires for them to embrace: awe, wonder, excitement, gratitude, appreciation, joy, hope, freedom, acceptance, and curiosity.
Born in Lagos, Nigeria, in 1982, Solomon Omogboye is a gifted impressionist painter. He began his artistic journey with formal art and industrial design studies at the Lagos State Polytechnic, earning recognition with the prestigious AADS Best Artist of the Year award in 2007.
After six years as an art teacher, Omogboye relocated to South Africa in 2014. He credits his prolific output to his mother's influence, a teacher herself. His preferred mediums, including charcoal, pastel, acrylic, and oil on canvas, serve as conduits for his thoughts, inspirations, and ideas.
Omogboye's art has graced exhibitions from Lagos to Johannesburg, Franschhoek, and Théoule-sur-Mer, France. Characterized by bold, dynamic brushwork and playful depictions of human anatomy, his work has earned acclaim on both local and international fronts, establishing him as a prominent figure among Nigeria's leading artists.
For Omogboye, inspiration knows no boundaries and often manifests in unexpected places during his travels. His art continually evolves, reflecting his enduring journey towards embracing imperfection and cherishing the inherent beauty within life's myriad facets.
"I share in my paintings what I hope others get to feel in their lives: awe, wonder, excitement, gratitude, appreciation, joy, hope, freedom, acceptance, and curiosity."
Solomon Omogboye is a gifted impressionist painter born in Lagos, Nigeria in 1982. He studied art and industrial design at the Lagos State Polytechnic before starting work at the Lagos National Theatre. He won the AADS Best Artist of the Year award in 2007.
Omogboye worked as an art teacher for six years before moving to South Africa in 2014.
"I've always been a prolific painter, encouraged by my mother, who was a teacher," he says. "My paintings reflect my thoughts, inspiration and ideas, using mainly charcoal, pastel, acrylic and oil on canvas."
Omogboye has exhibited his work in Lagos, Johannesburg, Franschhoek and in Théoule-sur-Mer, France. His bold, lively paintings, characterised by energetic, bold strokes and capturing playful expressions of human anatomy, have attracted local and international attention for many years, firmly settling him among Nigeria's leading artists.
"The beauty I see in every existence is my inspiration to paint," he says. "For me, painting is a practice of focusing intentions moment to moment – mirroring what life is really about."
This gifted and humble artist says he finds inspiration wherever he travels – and it's not always the obvious thing that catches his eye. "My paintings reflect what I continue to learn in life: that the only perfection is imperfection and the appreciation of what is."
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