Samuel Nnorom
Lives & Works in Onuiyi Nsukka Enugu state, Nigeria
The use of bubble forms in Samuel Nnorom’s work is a method that represents the uncertain nature of human conditions but also are symbols of hope for humanity. The predominant material in Nnorom’s production is a African print wax fabric called Ankara. Nnorom has won various prizes as the National Art Competition organised by the National Gallery of Art in 2010 and 2012 and Life in My City Art Festival, in the 2016, 2017 and 2019, He also won the first prize in the leatherwork category of the Icreate Africa in 2019.  Nnorom received invitations to important workshops and group exhibitions, including the international art workshop by IICD at the United States Embassy, Abuja in 2019, Young Contemporary 2021, Cassirer Welz Award, Bag factory and Strauss & co South Africa 2021 and recipient of 2022 Royal Over-Sea League and Art House Residency London, Guest Artist Space award, Residency and fellowship by Shonibare Art Foundation 2022, and several others. Samuel Nnorom will be presented by Primo Marella Gallery.

Samuel Nnorom, Creation, 2022, African wax print fabric, 76 × 130 × 20 cm, Courtesy Primo Marella Gallery.

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