Paul Ogunlesi CV:


  • “Art of Afrobeat” a group exhibition by ArtMiabo (Lagos, Nigeria. 2023)
  • “Tight Knit” a group show by Harshcollective Gallery (New York, USA, 2023)
  • Mixtape (iii), a group exhibition by Cultivate Gallery (London, 2023)
  • YC Residency Exhibition, by Rele Gallery, (Ekiti State Nigeria, 2022)
  • “Our Many Colours” Show, by Art Pantheon Gallery, (Lagos Nigeria, 2022)
  • The ” Black Joy” Exhibition on Artsy by TAAG Gallery (Parkville, USA) (2022)
  • The Made in Nigeria competition and Exhibition by the German Embassy, GIZ (Lagos Nigeria, 2021)
  • The 360 Degrees of Healing exhibition, by Artfully Spaced Gallery, (California, Los Angeles, USA
  • The Project 40 Exhibition organised by Arts in Medicine(AIM) (Lagos Nigeria, 2021)
  • Configured Personas, an all media Exhibition organised by Alfa Gallery. (New Brunswick, NJ, USA)
  • The Best Nigeria Art Exhibition, Nike Art Gallery. (2020) (Lagos, Nigeria)
  • Encounter, an oil and mixed media exhibition organised by Alfa Gallery. ( New Brunswick, NJ, USA)
  • The Art an Essential Need Exhibition, Organised by Art and About Africa. (Johannesburg, SA)
  • The Music Meet Art Exhibition Organised by The Society of Nigerian Artists (SNA) (Omenka
    Gallery, 2019)
  • The Artmiabo Exhibition, Angel and Muse Art Gallery Ikoyi, (Lagos Nigeria, Arkane Afrika Exposition Internationale d’art Exhibition. (Casablanca, Morocco) 2019.
  • Life in my City Top 50 exhibition tagged “Twilight” organised by LIMCAF (IMT, Enugu, 2018)
  • Customer Segmentation Framework Art Exhibition curated by Oyinda Fakeye, Lagos Business
    School (Lagos Nigeria, 2018)
  • The TMP Library Art Exhibtion (London, UK, 2017)
  • Art for peace Exhibition, organised by OYASAF and UFUK Dialogue (Lagos Nigeria, 2017)

Publications and Awards

Publications :


Awards :

  • One of 15 finalists and winners of the ARTS FOR SOCIAL CHANGE competition (Chicago and
    California, USA) (2021)
  • Second Runner-Up at the Alibaba January 1st Concert Pencil Art Competition, sponsored by Zenith
    Bank PLC (2020).
  • One of Top Ten (10) and consolidation prize winner of the Best Nigeria Art Competition. (2020)
  • One of the winners of the ART AND ESSENTIAL NEED GRANT, organised by Art and about Africa. (2020) (Johannesburg, S.A)
  • First Runner up in the Felabration Art Competition 2018;
  • One of Top 50 Artists in the Life in my City Art Competition (2018),
  • One of the Top 100 Artists and consolation prize winner at the Union Bank Centenary Art
  • Competition 2017, Overall Winner of The Show off Live Competition 2016


  • The Miele Food Gallery Auction (2021) (Love 1, newsprints and Acrylics on canvas, 75x55cm,2021)
    (Lagos, Nigeria)
  • The Arts for Social Change competition and auction organised by Pitroda Art Gallery(2021)
  • Negligence 2, newsprints and Acrylics on cartridge, 120x90cm, 2020 (Los Angeles, USA)

In the Studio with Paul Ogunlesi