About the artist

Biography

 Abiodun Eniyandunni is a Nigerian-American artist who lives and works in Washington, D.C. He is a Master of Fine Arts candidate at Howard University, Washington, D.C with a specialization in Studio Painting. His early Arts/Painting education started at Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, Nigeria and he acquired his Bachelor of Arts at North Carolina Central University, Durham, N.C.

 

Abiodun is also a multi-media artist and he has participated in several art exhibitions in United States, Portugal, and Nigeria.

Concept

  Abiodun Eniyandunni concept is based on contemporary art discourses and global issues from culture, heritage, identity, race, and gender. He is using his arts in reaching out to the art world about cultural identity, racial, and gender discrimination. He wants the audience to appreciate the context of arts rather than the separation due to the geographical background or racial connection of the artist and still retain the messages from the artwork.


 Abiodun believes that through depth understanding of social-cultural anthropology, traditional religion, and language, we can have a better perspective of aesthetic philosophy.

 

"I think the world we live in need to stop the issues of cultural and racial discrimination. Especially, in art world. " - Abiodun Eniyandunni