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Olúbùnmi Atẹ́rẹ́ , b. 1991 (Nigeria)

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Olúbùnmi’s Biography

Olúbùnmi Atẹ́rẹ́ (b. 1991) is a ceramicist from Ondo state, Nigeria.She studied Adult Education and practiced as a communications professional for 6 years before she gave in to her love for art.

In April 2022, she debuted as a ceramicist – utilizing carvings, patterns and lyrical marks on her works to comment on self, experiences and societal values as they affect individual and collective consciousness.

She has since been exploring the versatility of clay as a tool of communication and a witness to being. She bagged the Dr Pius Okigbo prize for Technical Proficiency at LIMCAF 2022.

Olúbùnmi’s carved pieces have been shown in galleries in Nigeria, the United Kingdom and the United States. She currently works from her studio in Lagos, Nigeria.

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April 2022
Beyond Limit | Yusuf Grillo Gallery, Yaba, Lagos. Curated by Mathew Oyedele.

August 2022
Life in my City | Thought pyramid Gallery, Ikoyi, Lagos.

October 2022
Paradox of Muted Echoes | LIMCAF, IMT Enugu, Nigeria.

March 2023
Clay Holds Water, Water Holds Memory | NCECA, The Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, Ohio. Curated by Adero Willard.

March 2023
Hands | Koop Projects Brighton, UK. Curated by Helen Rogers.

April 2023
Of Pathway, Pilgrims and Sources | African Artists’ Foundation, Lagos. Curated by Princess Ayoola.

May 2023
Beyond Limit ii | Quintessence Gallery, Lagos. Curated by Mathew Oyedele.

Africa Speaks 54 | Academy of Design and Innovation, Le Plateau Caudan Waterfront, Mauritius. Curated by ZeeArts’ Curators Committee.

June 2023
In Search | Galari gallery, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria

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