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, Solo exhibition, Gothenburg, March 5-19 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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