BINTU, Olaniyi




Textile Artist Address: PO Box 786, Oshogbo, Oshun State. Birth: April 5, 1950, in Ede, Oshun State. Training: With her husband, Twins Seven-Seven, Oshogbo, 1966- 1980. Profile: Full name, Bintu Adunni Olaniyi, a former wife of Twins Seven-Seven; conducted batik workshops: University of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 1982; National Museum, Birmingham, Alabama, USA, 1985; National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center, Wilberforce, Ohio, USA, 1989 and 1990. Solo Exhibitions "Landscapes, People, Animals and Birds," Peacock Theatre, Dublin, Ireland, November 16-December 5, 1981. "Batiks," Gardner Centre for the Arts, University of Sussex, Brighton, England, 1981. Alberta Crafts Coundl, Alberta, Canada, 1982. Group Exhibitions "Fine Art from the Twins Seven-Seven Gallery, Oshogbo," Grinnell Gallery, New York, USA, August 25-September 15, 1986. Copenhagen Library, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1988. Ballerup, Denmark, 1989. Awards & Honors Life Membership, National Afro-American Museum, Wilberforce, Ohio, USA, 1990. Bibliography Adinoyi-Ojo, Shaibu. "Batik Artist Bintu Making Good," The Guardian (Lagos) November 7, 1984, page 7. Scott, Victoria. Myth and Image: A Collection ofwork by 14Nigerian Artists of the Oshogbo School on Loan from Victoria Scott ofNew York; [exhibition, October- November 1985. Denton, Texas]: Greater Denton Arts Coundl, 1985. [13]pp. illus. [None by Bintu]. Madueme, Emma. "Oshogbo Artists," [review of an exhibition at the Grinnell Gallery, New York, August 25-September15, 1986]. African Concord (London) no. 110: 39, October 2, 1986. illus.
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