ARTISTMURAINA OYELAMI

Oyelami is described by many as a poetic painter with a romantic touch as his works are a reflection of his experiences, stories, folktales and landscapes.

Muraina Oyelami born in 1940 is a graduate of Technical Theatre with speciality in Theatre Design from YabaTech. Oyelami is described by many as a poetic painter with a romantic touch as his works are a reflection of his experiences, stories, folktales and landscapes.

Oyelami began his career as an artist in 1964 as one of the original products of the famous Oshogbo Art School initiated by Professor Ulli Beier and his wife Georgina Beier.

He has exhibited his works throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and USA. To his credits include Guest of the Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw, Poland, Artist in Residence and Fellow of the National Black Theatre in Harlem, New York and Guest Professor in African Studies at the University of Bayreuth, Germany.

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