The Perfect Circle
The Perfect Circle
Solomon Omogboye's artwork, titled "The Perfect Circle," portrays a captivating scene where seven young boys gather in a huddled circle. Despite their shared smiles, their distinct facial expressions offer a glimpse into their unique life journeys. Through his art, Omogboye aims to convey a range of emotions, including awe, wonder, excitement, gratitude, appreciation, joy, hope, freedom, acceptance, and curiosity, enriching the viewer's experience.
Born in Lagos, Nigeria, in 1982, Solomon Omogboye is a gifted impressionist painter with a rich artistic background. He honed his skills by studying art and industrial design at the Lagos State Polytechnic and later worked at the Lagos National Theatre. In 2007, he received the prestigious AADS Best Artist of the Year award. Following a six-year tenure as an art teacher, Omogboye relocated to South Africa in 2014.
His prolific portfolio primarily employs charcoal, pastel, acrylic, and oil on canvas to reflect his thoughts and ideas. Solomon Omogboye's vibrant works have graced exhibitions in Lagos, Johannesburg, Franschhoek, and Théoule-sur-Mer, France. Characterized by bold, energetic brushstrokes and playful depictions of human anatomy, his art has garnered both local and international acclaim, establishing him as one of Nigeria's foremost artists.
Omogboye's art draws inspiration from the beauty inherent in every facet of existence, reflecting his belief that painting is a practice of focusing intentions, mirroring life's imperfections and fostering an appreciation for what truly is.
"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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