Enotie Ogbebor
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Enotie Ogbebor is a self taught multi-talented artist who has produced short 2D/3D animation as well as music. His obvious talent at an early age made his parents employ an Art teacher for private lessons at home. He has a degree in Economics/Statistics University of Benin Nigeria and has entrepreneurial experience. He set up Curio Studios a Fine Art/Digital Art Studio in 1995 as a 24hour studio. The studio remains home to some of the leading contemporary artists in Nigeria and also we continue to train a lot of younger artists . He was commissioned in 1996 by the Great Benin centenary committee to produce and organise National/International Art exhibitions to commemorate the Centennial commemoration of the British Invasion of Benin Kingdom in 1897. He also was Carnival Director for the Benin Ugie Carnival 2013 which projected the over 600year old Edo Kingdom festival and gave it a contemporary outlook whilst preserving the uniqueness of its Rich Cultural Traditions. Enotie Ogbebor has established a large studio in the heart of Benin and plans are afoot to create a 6 floor multimedia Creative Hub. Clients include The Oba Of Benin, UBA Plc, Polo, The FAAN in charge of all airports in Nigera, Templars Solicitors, Vetiva, The Ethnographic Museum Vienna Austria, GTBank Plc, ACCESS Bank Plc, Quintessence Gallery, Ikoyi, Lagos, Terra Kulture V.I. Lagos, Nike Art Center Lekki, Lagos, Thought Pyramid, Abuja, Ed Cross Fine Art Ltd London. Enotie has visited various global historical Art and culture places like the Parthenon and Acropolis in Greece, the Pyramids of Giza, Statue of Ramses in Egypt, Safaris in Kenya, Ethiopia, The Louvre in Paris, Art Basel in Switzerland, Museums and Galleries all over the world. Selected Awards/Exhibitions F.A.C.E awards for Best visual Artist of the Year 2014 Atlanta, Georgia USA. L.M.A awards for best visual Artist 2014 Lagos, Nigeria 2011: Promises Kept, Terra Kulture, Victoria Island, Lagos. 2010: Generational Statement, Thought Pyramid Gallery, Abuja. 2007: Eclectic Treasures, Terra Kulture, Victoria Island, Lagos. 1997; Colours of festivity, Oba Akenzua Cultural Centre Benin,Nigeria 1996; Colours of festivity, Goethe institute Victoria Island, Lagos