David Obi

David Obi was born in 1980 and raised in Lagos, Nigeria. He has been painting and drawing all his life. David has studied General Art at Yaba College of Technology in Lagos and is inspired by the famous Nigerian artists and international personalities such as Pablo Picasso and Edgar Degas. David paints in oil, acrylic and watercolor. In addition, he makes sculptures in various metals. The themes of the paintings are often abstract, but he also paints a lot of landscapes and portraits.



RiverCity Gallery, Temautställning Göteborg, Group exhibition, Gothenburg, 2020
Water Color and mixed Media, Group exhibition, New Jersey USA, 2019
Still Rising Contemporary African Art, Group exhibition, Oslo, 2019
Oslo my city, watercolour painting exhibition Vesper bar, Solo exhibition, Oslo, 2019
African food and art festival, prindsenhage, Group exhibition, Oslo, 2019
Equestrian art Exhibition, Group exhibition, Ovrevollgalopp Jar Akershus, 2019
RiverCity Gallery, Group exhibition, Gothenburg 2019
Art house Contempoary Auction , Nigeria 2019
RiverCity Gallery, Horses, Theme exhibition, Göteborg, 2017
Utvalg summer exhibition, Group exhibition, Galleri A/A Minor Oslo, Norge 2017
Fornebus Spenstige Kunstutstilling , Group exhibition, Oslo, Norge 2017
RiverCity Gallery, Solo exhibition, Gothenburg, 2016
RiverCity Gallery, Group exhibition, Gothenburg, 2014, 2015
Mind and face expression, Frölunda kulturhus, Gothenburg, 2013
Kultur vid vattnet, Frihamnen Gothenburg, 2013
Älvstadens Konstförening, Gothenburg, 2013
Swedbank Wieselgrensplatsen, Gothenburg, 2013
Galleri VG22, Gothenburg, 2013
Blomstermåla, Särö, 2012
Scandic Foresta, Stockholm, 2012
Spring Aid Exhibition, Gothenburg, 2012
Karlskoga Bibliotek 2011
Signature art and interior gallery Lagos Nigeria 2006/2009
Art and design students association (ADSA) Water Color Exhibition, Lagos Nigeria, 2003
National Art Student Exhibition, Lagos Nigeria, 2003
Art and design students association (ADSA), Lagos, Nigeria, 2002

Artistic appointments and assignments
Industrial attachment, Signature Gallery, Arts & Interior design, 2006 – 2010
Designer, studio assistant and trainee for Fred Akopmoje, 2004 – 2005
Artist at Pius Egiolamehen (MSNA)(HOD) Lecturer & Art Consultant Sculptor, 2002 – 2003

Nigerianska Ambassaden, Stockholm

Art education 
Yaba collage of Art and technology Lagos, Nigeria, 2002-2004


A selection of David Obis art

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