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.

Ask the Curator: Jeanne Mercier, Founder, Afrique in visu - Omenka Online
Art, Interview

Ask the Curator: Jeanne Mercier

Jeanne Mercier is co-founder and editor-in-chief of Afrique in visu platform (which has published more than 1,000 articles, staged several exhibitions in Europe and Africa, and organised photography workshops with...

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December 09, 2021
Ask the Curator: Violet Nantume (Uganda) - Omenka Online
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Ask the Curator: Violet Nantume

Nantume Violet is a graduate of the Margaret Trowell School of Industrial and Fine Arts, Makerere University where she majored in jewellery making and Ugandan contemporary art history. She is...

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December 08, 2021
In Conversation with Mikhaile Solomon
Art, Interview

In Conversation with Mikhaile Solomon

Mikhaile Solomon is a graduate of the Goldman Sach’s 10,000 Small Businesses Program, and a member of Leadership Florida and Miami’s Next Leaders. In 2013, she established Prizm Art Fair...

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November 18, 2021
Oliver Okolo’s Search for Empirical Truth
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Oliver Okolo’s Search for Empirical Truth

Oliver Okolo has emerged as one of the most exciting artists working out of Nigeria today and is a central figure in a new vanguard whose portrayal of Black people...

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November 05, 2021
In Conversation with Touria El Glaoui
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In Conversation with Touria El Glaoui

Touria El Glaoui is the founding director of 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair. Held annually in London, New York and Marrakech, it is a sustainable platform dedicated to contemporary art from Africa...

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October 29, 2021