Uche Uzorka – Nigerian Artists

Uche Uzorka is a mixed media artist who lives and works in Lagos, Nigeria. Uzorka was born in 1974 in Delta State, Nigeria, and graduated in 2001 from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, majoring in painting. Uche’s practice incorporates painting, collage, cutting and pasting, charcoal, and ink drawing in an examination of processes of urban street culture. Uche won first place in the National Art Competition in 2011 for his collaboration with artist Chike Obeagu. His first solo exhibition, Uche Uzorka: The Organic, was held in October 2012 at the Goethe-Institut Nigeria in association with African Artists’ Foundation. Line.Sign.Symbol, Uche’s second solo exhibition, was held at the African Artists’ Foundation in January 2013. Here are some of his award winning works.

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