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Education


 

2012 - 2017     B.Sc Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria


Selected Group Exhibitions


2016

INSANITY - Sponsored by Frot Foundation. Held at Omenka Gallery, Ikoyi, Lagos.

2017

IT'S NOT FURNITURE - Sponsored by Temple Management Company. Held at Omenka Gallery, Ikoyi, Lagos.

FINDING YOUR IDENTITY - Sponsored by ENACOF. Held at British Council, Abuja.

ARTYRAMA ART EXHIBITION - Curated by Jess Castellote. Held at Alhaji Bashorun, Ikoyi, Lagos.

2018

EMPOWERMENT EXHIBITION - By Creative Debuts and Nasty Women NYC. Held at Black and White Building, Rivington Street, London.

GENERATION Y - A Contemporary Art Exhibition by Retro Africa. Held at The Exhibition Pavilion, Abuja, Nigeria.

MONIKER ART FAIR - By Creative Debuts and Moniker Art Fair. Held at Greenpoint Terminal Warehouse, Brooklyn, NYC.

ANTI-TRUMP ART SHOW - By Creative Debuts. Held at Bath Place, Rivington Street, London.

AFRIUTURE EXHIBITION - By Ramati Art Africa in association with the Commonwealth Africa Summit. Held at the Ontario Investment and Trade centre, Toronto, Canada.

ART X LAGOS - By Art X Lagos and Artyrama. Held at Civic Centre, Lagos, Nigeria.

2019

LAX-SFO - Curated by Thinkspace. Held at Heron Arts, San Francisco, California.

IN THE MAKING - A Contemporary Art Exhibition by Retro Africa. Held at Retro Africa Gallery, Abuja, Nigeria.

LAX-MSY - Curated by Thinkspace. Held at RedTruck Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana.


Awards


2018

Nominee- The Future Awards Africa, Prize for Creativity


Selected Press and Publications


CNN: KEN NWADIOGBU: NIGERIA'S GROUNDBREAKING, HYPERREALIST ARTIST

CNN: INSIDE NIGERIA'S HYPERREALIST ART SCENE

BBC: KEN NWADIOGBU: DI HYPERREALISM ARTIST WEY DEY DRAW NAIJA TORI 'BLACK AND WHITE'

BBC MINUTE: ON HYPER REALISTIC STREET ART

TEDx: KEN NWADIOGBU: FIGURATIVE HYPERREALIST

KONBINI: DISCOVER KEN NWADIOGBU, A GIFTED SELF-TAUGHT HYPERREALIST ARTIST

CANDID MAGAZINE: TALKING TO THE HYPER-REALIST ARTIST KEN NWADIOGBU

AFRO PUNK: KEN NWADIOGBU BRINGS HYPER-REALISM INTO SURREAL PLACES

THE CREATIVE INDEPENDENT: KEN NWADIOGBU ON BECOMING AN ARTIST

ART X: KEN NWADIOGBU

BELLA NAIJA: INSIDE NIGERIA'S HYPERREALIST ART SCENE: CNN PROFILES ARTIST KEN NWADIOGBU

BORED PANDA: THE NIGERIAN ARTIST'S ARTWORK ARE SO REALISTIC IT'S HARD TO BELIEVE HE USED NOTHING MORE THAN A PENCIL

THE GUARDIAN LIFE: KEN NWADIOGBU: THE ART MAGNIFIER

AFRICA IS NOW MAGAZINE: HYPERREALIST: KEN NWADIOGBU

TUSH MAGAZINE: 'ART SPEAKS DIVERSE TONGUES' - KEN NWADIOGBU

TEMPHAS MAGAZINE: KEN NWADIOGBU, HYPER-REALIST ARTIST, CREATES NEW ELECTION-INSPIRED WORKS

BELFAST TELEGRAPH: ARTIST KEN NWADIOGBU POSTS FOUR-YEAR DRAWING PROGRESS TO INSPIRE PEOPLE TO KEEP PRACTICING

1FUZZ.COM: THIS NIGERIAN ARTIST HAS MOVED HYPERREALISM TO A WHOLE NEW LEVEL, USING JUST A SIMPLE PENCIL

ZIKOKO: KEN NWADIOGBU: THE HYPER-REALIST STARTING A CONVERSATION

NAIJ.COM: MEET 23 YEAR OLD NIGERIAN ARTIST, KEN NWADIOGBU, WHO USES HIS HYPERREALISTIC WORKS TO SPEAK TO SOCIETY

ORIENT DAILY NEWS: MEET 23 YEAR OLD NIGERIAN ARTIST, KEN NWADIOGBU, WHO USES HIS HYPERREALISTIC WORKS TO SPEAK TO SOCIETY

PULSE NG: 5 BRILLIANT HYPER-REALISTIC ARTISTS OF THE YEAR

WIRED MAGAZINE: LOOK AT THESE WORKS: ARE THEY PHOTOS OR DRAWINGS?

9GAG: KEN NWADIOGBU- IT IS NOT A PHOTO AND HE DOES THIS ONLY USING A PENCIL

ENTREPRENEUR NIGERIA: PROFILE: KEN NWADIOGBU, THE NIGERIAN VISUAL ARTIST TO WATCH OUT FOR

THE SPARK: MEET KEN- THE HYPER-REALISTIC ARTIST

ZEITJUNG MAGAZINE: THIS ARTIST CREATES INCREDIBLY REALISTIC IMAGES- ONLY WITH PENCIL AND PAPER

THE LEXI SHOW: I PICK THE BRAIN OF HYPERREALIST KEN NWADIOGBU

NEW WAVE MAGAZINE: ART BY KEN NWADIOGBU

OKAY AFRICA: THESE 10 HYPER-REALISTS WILL TRICK YOUR EYES

SHADES OF NOIR: BODY POLITIĆ- KEN NWADIOGBU, FIGURATIVE HYPERREALIST