Olajide Salako

Olajide Salako


Born in Lagos 1981,  studied painting at the Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Ijanikan Lagos. In 2009 he obtained the Nigerian Certificate of Education (NCE). He later trained under the tutelage of master painters at Universal Studios of Art (USA) National Theater Iganmu Lagos, where he is currently a member in the studio. He is a member of the Society of Nigerian Artist (SNA), and Plein-air Society of Nigeria.

He has participated in several group exhibitions, executed several mural paintings interior, exterior and has executed several portraits paintings commissions.

Olajide’s works has evolved from classic rendition of landscapes, architectures, pictorial composition to figurative expression. With his figures he seeks to capture the expression in each moment from life studies thereby reawaken the African culture through the attire by each of the figure, his works are Renaissance of traditional African culture.

Some of Works

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