Jayeola Joshua

Nigeria

"His experimental approach to artistry, coupled with the vivid use of red, reflects a range of emotions and personal experiences, inviting viewers to contemplate the human condition and find solace amidst life's challenges."

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Jayeola Joshua

Jayeola Joshua (b. 2000) is a talented visual artist based in Lagos, Nigeria, with roots in Osun state. After completing his national diploma (ND) at the Polytechnic Ibadan, Joshua pursued further education at Yaba College of Technology, specializing in painting and earning a Higher National Diploma (HND).

Throughout his career, Joshua has exhibited his work in numerous group exhibitions both locally in Nigeria and internationally, including the Art Miabo International Art Festival (Nigeria), Nine Eighteen Nine Studio Art Gallery "Mother Mother" (USA), and Nirantar International Online Group Exhibition. He has also been featured in Suboart Magazine and participated in a portfolio review with Andrew Pierre Hart at Tiwani Contemporary (Nigeria).

Driven by a profound understanding of the past, present, and future, Joshua creates art that transcends adversity and fosters meaningful dialogue. Working primarily with acrylic, oil, and charcoal on canvas, he employs curved lines in his compositions to convey comfort and explore the psychological states of his subjects. His experimental approach to artistry, coupled with the vivid use of red, reflects a range of emotions and personal experiences, inviting viewers to contemplate the human condition and find solace amidst life's challenges.

Jayeola Joshua continues to mesmerize audiences with his evocative artwork, leaving an indelible mark on the contemporary art scene in Nigeria and beyond.

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