Artist: Modupe Odusote
Acrylic and ink on canvas
Modupe is an America-based Nigerian Artist, born and raised in Lagos, of the Yoruba ethnic tribe. Her works are influenced by her life experiences in Nigeria, United States, and South Africa. Modupe is a self-taught figurative artist, and her expressions are contemporary paintings on canvas, using acrylics, ink, print and fabric. Her techniques are multi-dimensional, with her favorite techniques leveraging painting knives, brushes and her fingertips.
Modupe uses bold images and colors, a heavy influence from her African heritage and her Yoruba culture which tends to be vibrant. As an artist, she aims for her works to speak authenticity, provide reflection and provoke thought and empathy for oneself and the brokenness of humanity.