Babajide Olatunji
Lives & Works in London, UK
With a bachelor’s degree in botany from the Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife, Nigeria, Babajide Olatunji is a self-taught, full-time studio artist. In seven years of full-time studio practice, Olatunji has shown in multiple cities globally and works from his “Tribal Marks” and “Aroko” series have been incredibly well received. Olatunji’s paintings have been acquired by the Mott-Warsh Collection in Michigan, the Bank of England Museum, UK, as well as important private collections in Switzerland, London, Lagos, Istanbul and New York; including the private collection of his highness, King Mohammed VI of Morocco. In 2017 Olatunji was selected for inclusion in a curated section of the Royal Academy Summer Show in the UK, and in 2020 he completed a six week residency at the Bridge Point Arts Centre in Hastings U.K. Obafemi Awolowo will be presented by TAFETA. 

Babajide Olatunji, Girl with blue scarf, 2023, Courtesy of TAFETA. .jpg

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