'Colors of the uprising'

Dudu Emmanuel

Karen Ogidi


Karen Ogidi was born in Istanbul and is of Nigerian and Turkish descent. She has a bachelor's degree in English language and literature from Eastern Mediterranean University in Cyprus. 

She is largely self-taught but trained at The Universal Studios of Art in 2015 which greatly influenced and improved on her natural artistic talent. Karen has always had a passion to express herself through painting, specializing in the use of palette knives and oil paint and draws inspiration from the colors in nature and people in moments of hustle and solitude. 

She is a full time artist and resides in Lagos.

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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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