Reuben Ayodeji

Reuben Ayodeji

Lagos, Nigeria

Reuben Ayodeji was born in Ibadan, the most populous city in West Africa. He works from his studio in Lagos and comes from a lineage of artists, ranging from sculptors to textile designers. He attended the Lagos State Polytechnic Art School and today, feels most at ease with oils and charcoal. There is a visible continuity in the body of his work which keeps getting stronger through his portraiture and West African everyday scenes.