Oliver Enwonwu is the son of the late Nigerian painter and sculptor Ben Enwonwu. Unlike his father, Oliver did not go on to study art at first but rather chose to delve into the sciences and obtained a degree from the University of Lagos in Biochemistry, a post graduate diploma in applied Geophysics and a masters in Art History. However, whilst growing up, Oliver was encouraged by his father to explore his artistic side through drawing and painting.

Oliver Enwonwu is the son of the late Nigerian painter and sculptor Ben Enwonwu. Unlike his father, Oliver did not go on to study art at first but rather chose to delve into the sciences and obtained a degree from the University of Lagos in Biochemistry, a post graduate diploma in applied Geophysics and a masters in Art History. However, whilst growing up, Oliver was encouraged by his father to explore his artistic side through drawing and painting.

Artwork by Ben Enwonwu, 'Africa Dances', Made of Oil on canvas

Artwork by Ben Enwonwu, 'Africa Dances', Made of Oil on canvas

TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE: BEN ENWONWU: THE IGBO`S PAN-AFRICANIST SCULPTOR, PAINTER AND AFRICA`S GREATEST ARTIST

TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE: BEN ENWONWU: THE IGBO`S PAN-AFRICANIST SCULPTOR, PAINTER AND AFRICA`S GREATEST ARTIST

One of the masters of African Art

Nigerian Sculptor and Painter, the late Ben...

Acrobats by Twins Seven-Seven (1944- 2011), Oshogbo, Nigeria 2007. Oil, acrylic, ink and pastel on plywood

Acrobats by Twins Seven-Seven (1944- 2011), Oshogbo, Nigeria 2007. Oil, acrylic, ink and pastel on plywood

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