EDWIN, Debebs




Painter Birth: August 10, 1960, in Owerri, Imo State. Training: HND, Auchi Polytechnic, 1980; MA and PhD in art, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA, 1986. Profile: Full name, Edwin Bebetheidoh; teacher, School of Art & Design, Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, 1980-1982; lecturer, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA; lecturer, School of Art &Design, Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, until 1990; freelance artist, Lagos. Member: Society of Nigerian Artists. Solo Exhibitions "Particularization," Whitney Young Resource Center, Lagos, November 11- December 15, 1988. Group Exhibitions "Creative Dialogue: SNA at 25," National Theatre, Lagos, November 27-December 10, 1989. "Visions in Colour," Ikoyi Hotel, Lagos, September 23-30, 1990. "Towards 21st Century Art," National Gallery of Crafts & Design, Lagos, October 18-27, 1990. Bibliography Particularization; [exhibition held at the Whitney Young Resource Center, Lagos, November 11-December 15, 1988]. [Lagos: USIS, 1988]. 4pp. Reviewed: Gbile Oshadipe, "Edwin DeBeb's Particle Colour Theory," Lagos Life (Lagos) November 24-30, 1988. Visions in Colour; [exhibition held at the Ikoyi Hotel, Lagos, September 23-30, 1990] / foreword by Gani Odutokun. Lagos: Art and Objects, 1990. 12pp. illus. (color). Reviewed: Abraham Ogbodo, "Painting a New Order," The African Guardian (Lagos) 5 (40): 42-43, October 15, 1990; "Eccentric Paintings," Sunday Times (Lagos) October 21, 1990, page 13; Chinwe Uwatse, "A Blaze of Colour," The Guardian (Lagos) October 28, 1990. See also references: 240, 301. Information not verified by the artist.
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