ARTISTUCHE UZORKA

Uzorka fuses diverse media in his work in order to examine the processes of urban street culture.

Uche Uzorka is a mixed media artist who was born in 1974. He graduated in 2001 from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, majoring in painting. Uzorka fuses diverse media in his work in order to examine the processes of urban street culture.

In 2011, Uzorka won First Place in the National Art Competition for his collaboration with artist Chike Obeagu.
He has participated in a number of exhibitions which include but are not limited to Uche Uzorka: The Organic, was held in October 2012 at the Goethe-Institut Nigeria in association with the African Artists’ Foundation Line.Sign.Symbol, Uzorka’s second solo exhibition, was held at the African Artists’ Foundation in January 2013.

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