ART BEAUTIES

My name is Oluwaseun Akinlo

Born in 1993, Nigeria. I do Painting, Installation, ⁠⁠Mixed Media.

Where did you grow up?

I grew up in the city of Ajegunle Lagos, Nigeria

Why did you become an artist?

I didnt have interest in becoming a visual artist but now as an artist i want to be a storyteller and document human lifes

How would you describe your own style?

Abstract expressionism

What expectations were placed on you when you were a child?

To become a medical doctor and follow the line of my mom.

Why did you become an artist?

I will still be an artist

Who is your favourite artist of all time and what is your favourite artwork of all time?

Leonardo Davinci, and Witches flight by Francisco Goya

Which person outside art do you admire? And for what?

My mom

What advice would you give to your younger self? (16-18 years old)

Find your passion and work harder than anyone else with will of persistence

What do you like about the culture you grew up in?

The manner of respect, and Acceptance of who you are as a person towards achieving your goals

With which 3 people (dead or alive) would you like to spend a creative weekend?

Michael Jackson, Leonardo Davinci and David Cheifetz

If you had to live in a different African city, not in the country where you were born or raised, which city would you pick and why?

South Africa and the reason why are because of their rich culture and traditional dance

What message would you want artists to hear right now?

Always enjoy your creative process, be consistence in your craft and learn to building a community for all specialization not for just art alone