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SNA Lagos holds October rain exhibitionGuardian Arts

SNA Lagos holds October rain exhibitionGuardian Arts
The Lagos State chapter of the Society of Nigerian Artists (SNA) is set to hold this edition of the October Rain Exhibition titled, Resilience, on October 3

The Lagos State chapter of the Society of Nigerian Artists (SNA) is set to hold this edition of the October Rain Exhibition titled, Resilience, on October 3 to 10 at the National Museum, Onikan, Lagos, Nigeria.“The exhibition will feature 60 renowned Nigerian artists based in Nigeria and outside the country.At inception, the Society allowed membership to only formally trained artists; currently membership has expanded to include art students in tertiary institutions, self-taught and Nigerian artists in the Diaspora.Nkang Ini Dan, chairman SNA October Rain Exhibition Planning Committee said the exhibition is dedicated to the celebration of Nike Okundaye, an accomplished giant in contemporary Nigerian art and has attracted global recognition for her efforts and accomplishments.

Bruce Onobrakpeya, Nike Okundaye, Bolaji Ogunwo, Abiodun Olaku, Duke Asidere, Iyabo Kadijah Tijani, Djakow Kassi Nathalie, Idowu Sonaya, Mufu Onifade, Yusuf Durodola, Sam Ebohon, Sam Ovraiti, Jelili Atiku, Hassan Aliyu, Odogwu Fidelis Eze, Donald Ekpo, Nosa Iyobhabha, Emmanuel Raphael Umoren, Uzoma Chiletam Monye, Steve Ekpenisi, Taiye Erewele, Dotun Popoola, Bunmi Babatunde, Ato Arinze, Finomo Stanley,Prince Saheed Adelakun, Dotun Alabi, Funmi Arabambi-Daramola, Ubong Etuk and others.The theme, Resilience, is selected for the show in recognition of the struggles of Nigerian Visual Artists and in commendation of their abilities to sustain the tempo of art practice while giving credence to a befitting image that Nigerian art now enjoys globally.

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