Author Archives: Oliver Enwonwu



Oliver Enwonwu

Oliver Enwonwu is founder and Editor-in-Chief of Omenka magazine, Director, Omenka Gallery and Chief Executive, Revilo. He holds a first degree in Biochemistry, advanced diploma in Exploration Geophysics (distinction), Post Graduate Diplomas in Applied Geophysics and Visual Art (distinction) and a Masters in Art History, all from the University of Lagos. He is the founder, Executive Director, and trustee of The Ben Enwonwu Foundation. He also sits on the board of several organizations including the National Gallery of Art, Nigeria and the Reproduction Rights Society of Nigeria. Enwonwu is also president of both the Society of Nigerian Artists and the Alliance of Nigerian Art Galleries.

NIGERIAN FILM AS AN ART
Art, Film and TV

NIGERIAN FILM AS AN ART

The largest film industry in Africa is the Nigerian cinema, better known as Nollywood. Having grossed revenue of NGN1.72 trillion (US$10 billion) in 2013, it is rated the third most...

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June 05, 2018
Dotun Popoola: Irin Ajo
Art, Interview

Dotun Popoola: Irin Ajo

Born in 1981, Nigerian artist Dotun Popoola holds a national diploma in painting and general arts from the Auchi Polytechnic, Edo State where he graduated as the best student (2004)....

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February 22, 2018
The Language of Fashion
Fashion, Interview

The Language of Fashion

Vivacious Nigerian linguist, Ogochukwu Akabogu founded one of the more familiar brands on the contemporary fashion scene in Lagos, Lines by Chaab, where she is the creative director. It is...

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March 16, 2017
Against the Craze for Foreign Goods
Art, Interview

Against the Craze for Foreign Goods

Fast-rising ceramist May Okafor holds a Bachelors degree in Fine and Applied Arts, as well as a Master’s in Art History, both from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Though formally...

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February 27, 2017
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