Nigerian foremost artist, Oshodi Seyi Paul was born on January 21, 1975. He attended Stella Maris College, Okitipupa, Ondo State.
The academic scholar tutored as an artist from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife before earning Post-Graduate Diploma in Education and Masters’s in Educational Technology from Lagos State University.
His quest for further artistic capacity took him to the University of Ibadan where he bagged a Masters’ degree in Visual Arts. Currently, he has a doctorate (P HD) in Visual Arts and African Cultural Heritage from European American University.
Dr Oshodi is a 2D/3D animator, video producer, curator and serial arts entrepreneur. He is the CEO of Oshodi Arts and Gallery, Lagos, reputed to be the largest gallery in the whole of West Africa.
Dr Oshodi is a member of the Advertising Professional Council of Nigeria (APCON), and a member of the Nigeria Society of Artists (NSA), He also belongs to The Gallery Owners of Nigeria.
His notable works and innovations include; Creation of a logo and design of the country’s image tagged ‘Good People, Good Nation’, Logo design for Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu Ode, Sculpted the Gani Fawehinmi Statue at Ojota, Lagos, Constructed the Tunji Braithwaite Statue at the 3rd Mainland Bridge, Lagos.
He designed the sculpture and logo of the Nigerian Port Authority, sculpted the figure of a drummer inside the International Conference Centre, (the DOME) in Akure, Ondo State, designed the water fountain in front of the VC Office at Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu Ode, created the sculpture of Fela in the New York City, constructed the Cocoa Building at Idanre and also created the monumental statue (Hunter and Elephant) at Ikorodu Oga.
As a media and advert specialist, he’s created commercials and ads for Nokia, Lux, McDowell, Glo, FIRS, Sahara Oil and Gas, Ajinomoto, St Lauren, Calypso, Lipton, Maggi, Intercontinental Bank, UBA, Skye Bank Etc.
His entrepreneurial and management capacity has made him director of four media companies in Nigeria, Consultanting for Sony Advertising Company.
A Creative Director, Dr Oshodi Paul is a cerebral artist and a man of many facets, His company, Oshodi Arts Gallery executive produces the annual spectacles; Ondo Arts Festivals, Miss Arts Nigeria, Nigeria Children & Arts Cultural Festival and the newly birthed Arts Of The Thrones.
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