Alumni News: Olu Amoda shows work at Mason Fine Arts in Atlanta
Internationally celebrated sculptor and multimedia artist Olu Amoda’s Seasons opened at Mason Fine Arts in Atlanta on Nov. 11, 2016.
Using repurposed materials and metals, Amoda’s work highlights socio-political issues relating to Nigerian culture, from sex, politics, race and conflict to consumerism and economic distribution. His work has been exhibited in prestigious international museums and can be found in many local and international collections including the Museum of Art and Design in New York, Alliance Francaise, Skoto Gallery and the Gallery of African Art.
Amoda is considered one of Nigeria’s leading contemporary artists. He graduated in sculpture from Auchi Polytechnic in 1983 and was awarded an M.F.A. from Georgia Southern in 2009. He lives and works in Lagos, Nigeria.