Abayomi Sokenu

A trained artist from Yaba College of Technology, Lagos. He had a stint in the Advertising industry before commencing full-time studio practice in 2005. He is a member of the Society of Nigerian Artist (SNA) and also the ArtZero Group.Sokenu is a dexterous artist who works both with the pastel knife and the paint brush. Many of his works are centred on the human figure, expressing the intricacies of human interactions with others and their environment. His works are composed of short elaborate strokes of paint, thickly laid on the canvas surface. Colour is another dominant factor that gives Abayomi works the vigour they exude.