'Colors of the uprising'

Dudu Emmanuel

Adeola Adegbenro

Born and brought up in the ancient city of Ibadan, Nigeria, West of Africa; Dare Olúfèrè, as he is Popularly known, is an African enthusiast. His works of art; both in painting and music revolve around Africa and her heritage dying by the day.

He ventures into the deep, sacred and rich culture of his people,Yoruba, thereby erupting values at the bed of the culture to reflect contemporary societal conditions. Haven been influenced by Nigerian veteran artists such as Ebenezer Akinola and Taiwo Fadare in Impressionism realism, Dare discovered for himself a functional and yet aesthetic style. He Recently started exploring shades of indigo as a result of its historical importance to the black Race.

He centralizes his message using Ifa, the Yoruba ancient form of divination and Philosophy, coupled with some other African motifs to buttress his point. He has participated in few local exhibitions in Nigeria which includes Life In My City (LIMCAF) by Alliance Francaise Port Harcourt, 2019 and Ibadan Art Fair, 2019. Ade is a graduate of Music from the Nigeria premier university, University of Ibadan.


Curator's Note

After the George Floyd protest in the United States of America, a spotlight beams on Nigerian art or black art. 

 As more national and international discussions have centered around Black Art, "Colors of the Uprising" is a group art exhibition curated to expose and celebrate 11 uprising stars. 

 We warmly welcome you to "Colors of the uprising" , a group exhibition distinctively curated by Princess Uzo & Rodney Asikhia, featuring the amazing art by: Wande Oseni, Karen Ogidi, Sidney Osioh, Ekwueme Edison, Adeola Adegbenro , Kolawole Niyi Sunday, Dudu Emmanuel, Donald Onuoha, Ekpetorson Elizabeth, Anehita Aletor , & Ene Jessicah Yaknoabasi.

 Artists in this exhibit share their interpretations of the natural world around us, whether it be on portraits, people, abstract forms, Landscape from nature scenes, and Surreal impression.

 Their creations challenge our ideology of life, adds beauty and spark up intellectual dialogue amongst its viewers. The works exhibited comprises of various mediums such as Oil on canvas, Mixed media, Acrylic on canvas, Charcoal and drawing in various sizes. 

 The exhibition will present 55 works of Art to its audience, documented with a virtual Catalog with access to attend the event virtually.

Private viewing on opening day: Friday, Feb 28th, 2021 by 6pm.

 Chairman of Event: Dahlton Osa Ozigbo -Noren Art Foundation 

 Host of Event: Louise Priddy -

 Posh Cafe Café capacity is limited to 50 people at any one time.

 Please wear a face mask and maintain 6' of personal space.


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Manager: Ms. Seun 08130200778

Curator: Mr. Rodney +1-443-653-7398

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