“I feel so free doing Splash Paintings which is Abstract Expressionism. I start with the splashes of paint and then I sketch around the splashes – colors speak to me and often change the topic.”
Kiss, 2016, Acrylic on Canvas, 152 x 142 cm
Gbenga Offo (born 1957) is one of Nigeria’s leading contemporary artists. He graduated as the best Art and Graphics Student from the Yaba College of Technology in Lagos in 1984. He worked for a decade as an illustrator for leading advertising agencies Lintas and Insight Communications, before becoming a full time studio artist in 1996. Offo has taken part in numerous solo and group exhibitions in the United Kingdom, United States, and in his native Nigeria, and his works are in many leading corporate and public collections.