eddyaigbe.com

CV

PERSONAL DETAILS

Eddy Aigbe    (b. 1970, Nigeria)
Email:           artist@eddyaigbe.com
Website:        http://eddyaigbe.com/
Social media: 
Facebook –     https://www.facebook.com/EddyAigbeArtist 
Instagram –     https://www.instagram.com/thedeepartist/


EDUCATION

1991    Bachelor of Art (Ed.), Fine & Applied Arts. Delta State University. Delta State, Nigeria.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017 “Beyond The Depths of Skin”, (Solo exhibition) Birmingham, England (April)
2016 “And Did Those Feet” St. Edmund’s Church Gallery, Leeds, England (April)
2016 “Lozells Community Arts & Crafts Exhibiton 2016”, LMCC, Birmingham, England (May)
2015 “Lozells Community Arts & Crafts Exhibiton 2015”, LMCC, Birmingham, England (June)
2014 “Lozells Community Arts & Crafts Exhibiton 2014”, LMCC, Birmingham, England (May)
2012 “Summer Open Art Exhibition” The ‘Public’ Gallery, West Bromwich, England (September)
2011 “Living Hope Charity Exhibition” The MAC Gallery, Birmingham, England (August)
2011 “Moseley Arts Festival” Woodbridge Gallery, Birmingham, England (July)
2004 “CPAN National Ceramics Exhibition” Council for Arts & Culture Gallery, Abuja, Nigeria (December)


AWARDS AND PRIZES

August 2012 – Accomplished Artist in Traditional Art SoJie 18 (Juried Invitational Exhibition)
August 2012 – 2nd Place – Traditional Art SoJie 18 (Juried Invitational Exhibition)
July 2012 – Portrait Master Award – Janis Zroback Fine Art Award for Portraiture SoJie 17 (Juried Invitational Exhibition)
October 2011 – Mixed Media Award – Linda Ridpath Fine Art Award for Excellence in Landscape Painting SoJie 14 (Juried Invitational Exhibition) 

ART RESIDENCIES

2011 Artist-In-Residence, Lozells Methodist Community Centre, Birmingham, England.
2006 Art is Life Residency, Delta State Arts Council, Asaba, Nigeria

FELLOWSHIPS

2015 Fellowship – SEEDBED, Leeds, England

COLLECTIONS

Schlumberger Offices, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
Shell Petroleum Development Company, Warri, Nigeria
Lozells Methodist Community Centre, Birmingham, England
The Hacienda Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria
Private Collections in England, United States of America, Germany, Nigeria, South Africa, & Australia

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Tom Milton, https://www.birminghammethodist.org.uk/news/beyond-the-depths-of-skin. (accessed April 19, 2017)
Sally Rush, http://www.sallyrush.blogspot.co.uk/2017/04/new-art-reviewed.html. (accessed April 13, 2017
Curmudgeonly Si, http://www.anddidthosefeetexhibition.blogspot.co.uk/2016/04/meet-artist-eddy-aigbe.html. (accessed April 24, 2016).
North Leeds Life Magazine, "Exhibition Celebrates Centenary of Blake's Jerusalem". Pg. 18 (May 2016 edition).
Ant Christou, http://www.cityofcolours.co.uk/single-post/2016/05/26/A-day-in-the-life-of-a-Youth-Panel-member. (accessed 26 May 2016).
Alison Bogle, http://www.westyorkshiredales.anglican.org/content/and-did-those-feet-art-exhibition-roundhay. (accessed 28 May 2016).
John O'Meara, http://www.insidehandsworth.co.uk/2016/05/william-blake-seen-in-lozells/. (accessed 30 May 2015).
John O'Meara, http://www.insidehandsworth.co.uk/2015/06/creative-play/. (accessed 19 June 2015).
Robin Reynolds, http://www.robin-reynolds.com/artist-features-2014.html. (accessed 11 November 2014).
Beth, http://blog.redbubble.com/2013/06/spotting-redbubbles-future-masters/. (accessed 18 June 2013).
Olle Ota, http://changingwomanproject.tumblr.com/post/54463036175/i-choose-to-rejoice-eddy-aigbe-acrylics-mixed. (accessed 2 July 2013).
Methodist Publishing, http://www.methodist.org.uk/media/691752/mission-in-britain-additional-advent-prayers-201112.pdf. pg. 2 (accessed 20 Nov 2012).

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

Beyond The Depths of Skin – Solo Art exhibition, Carrs Lane, City Centre, Birmingham, England. April 2017
Community Arts & Crafts Exhibition 2016, Lozells Methodist Community Centre, Birmingham, England. May 2016.
Community Arts & Crafts Exhibition 2015, Lozells Methodist Community Centre, Birmingham, England. June 2015.
Community Arts & Crafts Exhibition 2014, Lozells Methodist Community Centre, Birmingham, England. May 2014.

WORKSHOPS

“Art, Poetry & Ministry”, a workshop with Methodist ministers. Lemmington Spa, England. Feb. 2011.
“Creative Painting & Personal Development” a workshop with Aston University non-academic staff, MLK Centre, Aston University, Birmingham, England. July 2012.
“Creative Art Workshop” SINOD. The Public Gallery, West Bromwich, England. Sept. 2012.
“Mural Planning & Production Workshop” a workshop with teens for a City of Colours project. LMCC building, Birmingham, England. October 2016.