FAKEYE, Akin Buraimoh

Born 1939





Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Single
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State of Origin: Osun
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Profession a sculptor
Working Experience
Apprenticed to his father,

Solo Exhibitions Senior Staff Club, University of Ibadan, 1971. Goethe Institute, Lagos, September 5-14, 1973. Goethe Institute, Lagos, March 26-April4, 1975. Group Exhibitions “Wood and Ivory Carvings,” Exhibition Centre, Lagos, September 27-October 7, 1963. Goethe Institute, Lagos, 1982. “African Art: Past and Present,” Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA, May 3-31, 1982. [and other venues in Ohio]. Commissions Trophy for the Western State Government. Public Collections Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia, USA. Wood sculpture: Kola nut bowl and cover, 1974

nephew of Lamidi Fakeye; trained other sculptors, such as Israel Ola Taiwo and Isaac Olu Komolafe

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