Solomon Omogboye, a humble, contemporary impressionist painter was born in 1982 in Lagos. There he completed his early education followed by his attendance at Lagos State Polytechnic – studying HND Art and Industrial Design (Painting) in 2007. In the same year he was awarded AADS Best Artist of the year.
Solomon was introduced to drawing as a child due to his mother’s encouragement. After graduation, Solomon not only practised art from his home studio, but also worked extensively as an art instructor in secondary schools in Lagos.
In 2014 Solomon relocated to South Africa and worked as a full-time artist from his home studio as well as the Living Artists Emporium in Johannesburg.
Over the years, Solomon’s works have attracted local and international attention. He ranks amongst the leading young Nigerian artists.
His artworks are predominantly charcoal, pastel, acrylic and oil on canvas.
His paintings are a reflection of his thoughts, inspiration and ideas.
Solomon currently practices at August House studios in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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