Artists

Osi Audu

Osi Audu

Osi Audu is an artist and curator whose practice over the last three decades has elevated abstract art through his geometric "self-portraits" that interrogate the duality of form/void and the tangible/intangible as they relate to the self and self-consciousness. He received fine arts degrees from the University of Ife and the University of Georgia. More...

Kevin Demery

Kevin Demery

Kevin Demery's work transverses painting and sculpture to explore the interplay between U.S. history and signifiers of power, inviting us to move between the aesthetic of his work and motifs of historical violence, surveillance, and childhood trauma. He received his BFA from the California College of the Arts and his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. More...

Nnenna Okore

Nnenna Okore

Nnenna Okore is an internationally acclaimed artist who is known for her intricate mixed media sculptures. More recently, she also started creating vibrant textured paintings. She has received art degrees from the University of Nigeria in Nsukka and the University of Iowa and is currently Chair of the Art Department at North Park University in Chicago. More...

Tajh Rust

Tajh Rust

Tajh Rust's environmental portrait paintings are framed in both interior and outdoor spaces and investigate the relationships between black identity and space as well as the concept of representation. Rust graduated from The Cooper Union in 2011 with a BFA in Painting and Film and is a 2019 MFA candidate at Yale University School of Art.

Ghizlane Sahli

Ghizlane Sahli

Ghizlane Sahli creates cellular-form ink drawings and large enchanting silk-thread sculptures made from used bottle tops. Her sculptures, which she refers to asĀ "the Alveoles", are deeply inspired by her interest in architecture, embroidery and environmental sustainability. Sahli received degrees in architecture from Paris-Tolbiac and Paris-Belleville.

Adejoke Tugbiyele

Adejoke Tugbiyele

Adejoke Tugbiyele is an award-winning artist whose work explores LGBTQ human rights issues and her own identity as a queer woman of Nigerian descent. She has received degrees from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and the Maryland Institute College of Art and her œuvre encompasses sculptures, paintings, drawings, videos, and live performance. More...