Damilola Opedun

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Damilola Moses Opedun who hails from Akure was born in Ibadan. He grew up and received his basic and senior education in Ibadan and later moved to his hometown, where he met Mr Olumuyiwa Adejimi a professional painter and art teacher who mentored him from 2002 till 2006.

In 2006, he got into the prestigious Auchi Polytechnic, Edo state, Nigeria to study Art and Design and graduated with a Higher National Diploma(HND) in 2010. He was the best graduating student in his set. After school he moved to Lagos, the business center of Nigeria and worked in a motel to support himself while he worked to improve his painting until January 2015 when he finally left the job to focus only on Painting becoming a full-time studio artist. He currently works as an art educator/teacher and a painter.