Osi Audu  (Nigerian, 1956) 

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Osi Audu, Head: Egungun

 

Osi Audu
Head: Egungun
2001

Skoto Gallery
Osi Audu, Head: House of Destiny

 

Osi Audu
Head: House of Destiny
2001

Skoto Gallery
 
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Osi Audu, I have a landscape in my head (diptych)

 

Osi Audu
I have a landscape in my head (diptych), 2009
pencil, yarn, painted carve wood, plastic toy and mirror on wood panel with speakers, cd and discman, paper

 

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1956   Born
1980   B.A. First Class Honours, Fine Art. University of Ife, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
1984   MFA Painting and Drawing, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, US
1994   P.G.C.E. Canterbury, Christ Church College, University of Kent, England.
2011   Skoto Gallery, New York (Solo)
Summer Show, Skoto Gallery
OUT OF AFRICA, (curated exhibition), Blue Door Gallery, Yonkers, New York.
2010   ARTS FOR A BETTER WORLD, (International, Curated Exhibition), Soho Studios, Miami
AFRICA NOW, Bonhams, New York
FIFA 2010 FINE ART PROJECT, Cape Town , South Africa
2009   Skoto Gallery, New York.
2008   Van Brunt Gallery, Beacon, New York
2007   Wellcome Trust Gallery, London – Permanent Exhibition
Skoto Gallery, New York
2006   Skoto Gallery, New York (Solo)
Body of Evidence, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of African Art
2005   World Museum, Liverpool
2003   Accona Gallery, Darmstadt, Germany (Solo)
Museum of the mind , British Musuem, London
Journeys and Destinations, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of African Art
2002   HEAD ON: Art With The Brain In Mind. Science Museum, London.
2000   Tooth Fairy Tales, The Gallery. Swiss Cottage, London (Solo),
Charlotte Street Gallery, London (Solo)
Kunst Praxis Dialogue, Frankfurt (Solo)
1999   Bilder + Object, DKD, Wiesbaden, Germany (Solo)
The Moon Is the Eye Of The Sky. The Horniman Museum, London (Solo)
African Worlds, (Permanent Exhibition) The Horniman Museum, LONDON <
1998   Rochester Art Gallery, Rochester, Kent, UK (Solo)
Kunststation, Kollmitzberg, Austria (Solo)
Africa Africa, Tobu Museum, Tokyo
1997   Maidstone Gallery, Maidstone, Kent (Solo)
Galerie Goethe 53, Munich, Germany (Solo)
Galerie Hartl und Hermenau, Holzkirchen, Germany (Solo)
Yoruba Diaspora, The October Gallery, London
Diversity in Contemporary African Art. The Ohio State University, USA
1996   Hartgalerie, Germering, Munich, Germany (Solo)
The Tokushima Modern Art Museum, Japan
Himeji City Museum of Art, Japan
Koriyama City Museum of Art, Japan
Marugame Inokuma-Genichiro Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan
The Museum of Fine Art, Gifu, Japan.
Yoruba Kunst Heute, Kulturklub des Europaischen Patentamts, Munich, Germany
1995   Kunst Praxis Dialogue, Frankfurt (Solo)
KWANNJU BIENNALE, Korea, Beyond The Borders
An Inside Story: African Art of Our Time, Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo; a two-year touring exhibition to five cities in Japan:-
Seeing and Believing, The Economist Building, London.
1994   Iwalewa-Haus, Bayreuth, Germany (Solo)
1993   The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London
1992   The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London
1991 - 1990   Il Sud del Mondo: L’altra arte contemporanea, Galleria Civica Darte Contemporanea, Marsala, Italy
Four x 4 Installation Project, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton, England
The Green Contemporary Art Sale, Phillips Fine Arts, London
1990   Let the canvas come to life with dark faces. Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry; South London Gallery, London; Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool; Cartwright Hall, Bradford; Ipswich Museum, Nottingham.
1989   Africa Centre, London (Solo)
1987   Franco-German Gallery, Lagos, Nigeria (Solo)
1985   Evolutions in Nigerian Art, National Gallery of Modern Art, Lagos
1984   X1th Annual National Juried Art Exhibition, La Grange Gallery of Art, La Grange, Georgia, USA
  Newark Museum
The British Museum
The Horniman Museum
The National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, USA
Wellcome Trust London
National Gallery, Lagos
Nigerian High Commission, London
Iwalewa-Haus, Universitat Bayreuth, Germany
Schmidtbank, Bayreuth, Germany
Addax and Oryx Group, Switzerland
Swiss Embassy, Lagos
2011    Skoto Gallery, New York (Solo)
Summer Show, Skoto Gallery
OUT OF AFRICA, (curated exhibition), Blue Door Gallery, Yonkers, New York.
2010    ARTS FOR A BETTER WORLD, (International, Curated Exhibition), Soho Studios, Miami
AFRICA NOW, Bonhams, New York
FIFA 2010 FINE ART PROJECT, Cape Town , South Africa
2009    Skoto Gallery, New York.
2008    Van Brunt Gallery, Beacon, New York
2007   
2006   
2005   
2003    Audu, Osi - “Yoruba Concept of the Mind”. Pg 953-954 THE OXFORD COMPANION TO THE MIND, 2nd Edition, Richard Gregory (editor).
2002    HEAD ON: Art With The Brain In Mind. Science Museum, London.
2000    Tooth Fairy Tales, The Gallery. Swiss Cottage, London (Solo),
Charlotte Street Gallery, London (Solo)
Kunst Praxis Dialogue, Frankfurt (Solo)
1999    Bilder + Object, DKD, Wiesbaden, Germany (Solo)
The Moon Is the Eye Of The Sky. The Horniman Museum, London (Solo)
African Worlds, (Permanent Exhibition) The Horniman Museum, LONDON <
1998    Rochester Art Gallery, Rochester, Kent, UK (Solo)
Kunststation, Kollmitzberg, Austria (Solo)
Africa Africa, Tobu Museum, Tokyo
1997    Maidstone Gallery, Maidstone, Kent (Solo)
Galerie Goethe 53, Munich, Germany (Solo)
Galerie Hartl und Hermenau, Holzkirchen, Germany (Solo)
Yoruba Diaspora, The October Gallery, London
Diversity in Contemporary African Art. The Ohio State University, USA
1996    Hartgalerie, Germering, Munich, Germany (Solo)
The Tokushima Modern Art Museum, Japan
Himeji City Museum of Art, Japan
Koriyama City Museum of Art, Japan
Marugame Inokuma-Genichiro Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan
The Museum of Fine Art, Gifu, Japan.
Yoruba Kunst Heute, Kulturklub des Europaischen Patentamts, Munich, Germany
1995    Kunst Praxis Dialogue, Frankfurt (Solo)
KWANNJU BIENNALE, Korea, Beyond The Borders
An Inside Story: African Art of Our Time, Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo; a two-year touring exhibition to five cities in Japan:-
Seeing and Believing, The Economist Building, London.
1994    Iwalewa-Haus, Bayreuth, Germany (Solo)
1992    The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London
1991    Il Sud del Mondo: L’altra arte contemporanea, Galleria Civica Darte Contemporanea, Marsala, Italy
Four x 4 Installation Project, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton, England
The Green Contemporary Art Sale, Phillips Fine Arts, London
1990    Let the canvas come to life with dark faces. Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry; South London Gallery, London; Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool; Cartwright Hall, Bradford; Ipswich Museum, Nottingham.
1989    Africa Centre, London (Solo)
1987    Franco-German Gallery, Lagos, Nigeria (Solo)
1985    Evolutions in Nigerian Art, National Gallery of Modern Art, Lagos
1984    X1th Annual National Juried Art Exhibition, La Grange Gallery of Art, La Grange, Georgia, USA