Osaretin Eghosahenry

osaretin eghosahenry

Location: Nigeria

Osaretin Eghosa Henry was born in 1981, In Benin City, Edo State. He was trained at famous Art School, Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi. Where he bagged a National Diploma in general Art (2003) and a Higher National Diploma in Painting (2006) respectively. After graduation as a young man, Eghosa Henry’s sense of certainty of purposes never diminished in his chosen creative path as he continued to practice his craft. He produced a number of illustrations for private and corporate clienteles.
His paintings blur the boundaries between realism and impressionism, where it become a synthesis of the two in line works. Eghosa Henry, captures the perceptual and the actual appearances of his subject composed into space in a visual arresting manner. No wonder, viewers are always left stunned, after a visual experience of his paintings. His works engages socio cultural issues of the society which form the basis of his conceptual framework. He lives and practices Art in Abuja.
His creative proficiency has earned him a number of awards and recognition listed below;
2010 2nd Prize: “Nigeria @ 50 patriot portrait award” Lagos
2011 1st Prize “Crossed Perspective “Organized by Embassy of Spain, Abuja.
2012 Consolation Prize: Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential library “National Art
Competition” Ogun State.
2013 Overall Winner: Life in my City Art Festival
Eghosa Henry, has participated in many group exhibitions but just to mention a few selected, “Pat Kairo undergraduate exhibition”, Lagos (2006), “International Art Expo” (2009), “Blossom” Organized by Society of Nigerian Artists (2009), Songs of Gold Exhibition Themed “Nigeria VS Spain”, Organized by Embassy of Spain. “Treasures of Africa” (2009) Organized by Embassy of Arab Republic of Egypt, Nigeria at 50 patriot portrait award, and “Crossed Perspective” (2011), Out of the Box Out of The Frame”, Enugu (2013), New Conversations: Modern and Contemporary Art (2014), ArtExpo New York(2015)
Solo exhibition- A show of whealh


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