BURAIMOH, Jimoh Olatunji




graphic artist, mosaicist, painter; b: 1943; p: Osogbo, so: Osun; ed: Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1974. cr: Light Technician, Duro Ladipo's National Theatre, 1964; West African Contingents at the Commonwealth Festival, London, 1965; toured Australia, Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands with Duro Ladipo's group; worked with the Institute of African Studies, University of Ife, Ile-Ife, 1968-72; represented Nigeria at the First All-African Trade Fair, Nairobi, Kenya; Artist-in-Residence, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1974; lectured and conducted demonstrations at the Haystack Mountain Crafts School, Deer Isle, Maine, USA, 1974; opened African Heritage Gallery, Osogbo, 1975; the first of several artists to make bead paintings; mem. Associazione Internazionale Mosaicisti Contemporane, Italy, cw: Goethe Institute, Lagos, 1967; Sheraton Hotel, Lagos, 1968; Goethe Institute, Lagos, 1970; 1973, 1975, 1977; Commonwealth Institute Art Gallery, London, 1979; Bead Paintings, Drawings and Deep Etching, Goethe Institute, Lagos, 1982; National Museum, Lagos, 1984; USIS, Ibadan, 1984; Howard University, Washington DC, 1985; Beadworks Drawings and Deep Etchings, Italian Cultural Institute, Lagos, 1988; African Centre, London, 1990; Nigerian High Commission, 1990. publ: Painting with Beads, African Arts 5(1), Los Angeles, 1971; Art mala med parlorIn Modern Konst i Africa, Modem Art in Africa, Lund, Sweden, Kaledoskop, 1978; Unique Creativity, West Africa, No.3745, London, 1989. off: African Heritage Art Gallery, P.O. Box 113, Oshogbo, Osun State.
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Profession Graphic artist , Painter , Mosaicist
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