Monday, 23 March 2020


















 



The above photographs were taken on    the visit of members of Poetourism(The initiative of Poets In Nigeria--PIN), to OYASAF facility in Lagos on saturday, 21st March 2020.   The members of PIN were led on the visit to OYASAF Facility, by Mr Eriatha Oribhabor as part of the 70th birthday celebration of Nigeria's renowned  poet, Odia Ifeimun and the  celebration of the 2020 world Poetry day. The day's exciting event, included the recitation of poetry by members of PIN, a tour of the life size bronze sculptured garden of OYASAF, and the presentation of a plaque to Omooba Yemisi Shyllon. A major highlight of the visit, was the presentation of plaque and the cutting of birthday cake and gifts to the birthday celebrant--- Odia Ofeimun.

Friday, 21 February 2020

2020 OYASAF GRADUATE ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM


The 2020 five weeks, Omooba Yemisi Adedoyin Shyllon Art Foundation (OYASAF), artists in residence program for Nigerian resident visual art graduates, has been concluded. During the program for the two awardee artists, they experimented with new creative ideas, were exposed and mentored in rudimentary marketing, finance and investment, in addition to producing guided commissioned artwork each. 
They are each, the best 2019 graduates in painting and sculpture of the Federal Polytechnic in Auchi, Edo State, Nigeria.  The visual art graduates are, Mr Ozumba Patrick Chidiebube( sculptor) and Mr Ojeaga Simon( painting).The works produced by them,  are attached as follows:

                                                         Title: Body Rhythms 1
                                                         Artist: Simon Ojeaga
                                                         Medium: mix media on canvas 
                                                         Dimension: 41" X 51"
                                                         Year: 2020
                                          Title:  Jemila mixing fura and nunu
                                          Artist: Ozumba Patrick 
                                          Dimension: L (170cm) X W (110cm)
                                          Medium: welded binding wire and quarter rod
                                          Year: 2020

Thursday, 2 May 2019


The Pictures below were taken on Monday the 22nd of  April 2019  of the visit/ tour  of the post graduate students of the Ecole Nationale Superieure D'Arts de Paris Cergy of France to OYASAF, as  led by Prof. Senam Okudzeto

Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot 

Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot 

Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot 

Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot 

Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot 

Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot 

Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot 

Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot 

Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot 
Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot 


Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot 

Tuesday, 16 April 2019

VISIT OF SOME MEMBERS OF THE NIGERIAN FIELD SOCIETY (NFS) TO OYASAF (13-04-2019)

In selflessly promoting Nigerian art and culture to the world, OYASAF hosted the esteemed members of the Nigerian Field Society (NFS) on Saturday the 13th April 2019. The visit included a guided tour of the foundation's art collection covering the history of Nigerian traditional, modern and contemporary art in painting and sculptures, inclusive of video and photography coverage of Nigeria's cultural festivals. Below are some photographic shots highlighting the event.

Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot 

Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot 

Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot 

Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot 

Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot 

Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot 

Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot  
Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot 



Thursday, 4 April 2019


The pictures below, were taken on Wednesday, 3rd April, 2019, of visitors and some members of the Museum Supervisory Council (MSC), to the Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Art@PAU.  These MSC members and visitors, toured the museum and observed the high tempo of ongoing finishing works towards completing the project, slated for opening to the world on, 19/10/2019.


Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot 
Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot


Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot 
Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot


Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot

Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot

Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot

Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot

Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot

Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot

Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot

Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot

Photo by Mfon Ralph Obot