Eghosa Ray Akenbor

Eghosa Raymond Akenbor lives in the culturally rich and historically artistic city of Benin, south of Nigeria, where he creates his art, drawing generously from his environment. His works have been published in Average Art Magazine Uk, Wotisart Magazine Uk, Lunch Ticket online magazine USA, Hidden Treasure Art Magazine UK, International Contemporary Art Greece/USA and Pomona Valley Review USA. Eghosa has also had his paintings exhibited at the Dalla Grafica All Africa, Lugano, Switzerland, Spectrum Miami 2014, Show de Bola Brazil 2014, Altered Aesthetics group exhibition USA amongst others. He teaches creative art in a missionary secondary school.

Selected during Challenge 2019

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
• Post graduate in education. National teachers institute, Kaduna. Nigeria 2014.
• Higher national diploma (HND) in painting and general art.
Auchi Polytechnic Auchi, Edo state. Nigeria
2007- 2008
• National diploma (ND) in painting and general art.
Auchi Polytechnic Auchi, Edo state. Nigeria
2004- 2005.
• Diploma in Micro biology
University of Benin, Benin city, Edo state. Nigeria
2002- 2003.
• Secondary school leaving certificate (SSCE)
2000.
WORK EXPERIENCE
• Baptist high school, Benin city, Edo state (As a fine art teacher)
2010- Till Date.
ART EXHIBITIONS
• Upcoming - International group Exhibition of Contemporary Art - “EMOZIONI IN MOSTRA -Armenia meets the World” to be held in Castel dell’Ovo, Naples, Italy from the 29th of August 2019 to the 09th of September 2019
• Marcel’s Attic art auction party. Venue- 2299-300 Clare street, London, Uk. Date- June 28th, 2019. www.marcelsattic.com
• Dalla Grafica All Africa. Date- 29th-30th September 2019. Venus- Viale Carlo Cattaneo-CH, Lugano, Switzerland.
• Twitter art exhibit 2015, date- March 12- 26, Venue- Moss library, Fossen 22, 1530 Moss, Norway.
• International mail art project by Monika Mori. Topic: Turquoise. (online post card exhibition) 2015- http://turqouisemailart.blogspot.co.at/
• Spectrum Miami 2014, Dec.3rd-7th on under the booth name of: Leda Maria, Venue- Midtown, adjacent to Art Miami and content.
• Group exhibition, titled: show de bola 2014. Venue: Centro cultural justice federal, Rio de Janeiro, Centro cultural Martha watts, Piracicaba, Brazil. Date: June6-July14 http://showdebola2014.net
• 2013 group exhibition by Altered Aesthetics, 1224 Quincy street NE Minneapolis, MN 55413. USA.
• Visual art competition/Exhibition, Theme: “Sharing a common heritage” organized by the embassy Spain in Abuja & the national gallery of art. Venue: Transcorp – Hilton (Kaduna Mezzanine) Abuja. Nigeria. Date: 8th- 12th October 2012.
• National Youth Service Corp. (NYSC) group exhibition, Theme: Cultural Differences. 16th- 19th November 2009 Abuja,
• 2008 Final year group exhibition, Auchi polytechnic Auchi, Edo state.
ART PUBLICATION
• Music cover art for a rap artist- Prince Wiser. Music project – mass-uh munny. USA. 2019.
• Lunch ticket magazine winter/spring 2015, by the University of Antioch, los Angeles, USA.
• Pomona valley review (PVR 9 & 8 & 7 online annual liberal arts journal) 2015, 2014 and 2013, organized by the California state Polytechnic University, Pomona, USA. http://pomonavalleyreview.com
• Hidden treasure art magazine, vol. II. 2014. London. http://ht-artmagazine.com
• International contemporary artists vol.6 Greece/USA 2013 (http://incoartists.com)

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