Olalekan Jeyifous

Artist Statement:

"I am a Nigerian-born, Brooklyn-based artist and designer. In May of 2000 I received a Bachelor's degree in Architecture from Cornell University where my focus of study was primarily on investigating the relevant potential for a variety of computer software within the fields of art, design and architecture. After graduating I enjoyed a 4 year tenure as a senior designer at the inimitable dbox before continuing on to pursue my creative compulsions full-time. Since then I have been fortunate enough to exhibit my artwork in venues throughout the world as well as create beautiful visuals for a variety of amazing clients."

Biography

Olalekan has exhibited at The Kitchen, New Museum of Contemporary Art, Studio Museum in Harlem, The Soap Factory in Minneapolis, SPACES Gallery, The Boiler Room, the Rotterdam Architectural Biennale, The Drawing Center, and la BANK, Paris, France. He received a BArch from Cornell University in 2000. He was awarded a fellowship from the New York Foundation of the Arts in the category of Architecture and Environmental Studies, a H20 International Film Festival award in the category of Freestyle/Experimental film, as well as grants from the New York State Council on the Arts and the Brooklyn Arts Council.

Website

http://vigilism.com/

Location

Brooklyn, NY

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