Prince Timi Kakandar
Timi Kakandar is one of Nigeria's renowned contemporary artists and painters, he began his creative career soon after graduating from the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria in 1999. Kakandar uses painting, drawing and collage to explore his fascination with the human form in relationship to the challenges, joy, and social political issues that emanate from living and working within the African space. His recent work exudes a profound intensity of bright raw colours and gestural lines that infuse a presence which powerfully engage the viewer. He reveals an ability in the composition of human forms with dramatic colours reminiscent of Fauvism. Timi Kakandar is one of Nigeria's prolific contemporary artist with a keen following internationally and in his native country and has had four Solo Exhibitions and over 30 group Exhibitions worldwide. He lives and works in Lagos, where he is a member of the Society Of Nigerian Artists (SNA) Lagos Chapter.