exhibitions and projects

A selection of my exhibitions and projects in the overview. Exhibitions marked (s) are solo exhibitions. In addition, a selection and overview of my art sponsorship awards.

2020

  • “art X”, Lagos, Nigeria
  • ”blue is hot and red is cold”, Klasse A.R.Penck, Galerie Frank Schlag, Essen, Germany

2019

  • 12th Florence Biennale, Italy
  • ”blue is hot and red is cold”, Klasse A.R.Penck, Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Germany
  • ”blue is hot and red is cold”, Klasse A.R.Penck, Kulturbahnhof Eller, Dusseldorf, Germany
  • ”a journey into contemporary AFRICAN ART”, Belvedere Art Space, Beirut, Lebanon
  • ”Scattering The Lines – Connecting The Dots “, Cartoon Art Gallery, Dubai, U.A.E.

2018

  • „motionEmotion“, Gallery 1957, Accra/Ghana (s)
  • „LebensWert Arbeit“, Dom-Museum Trier/Germany
  • goodwill ambassador MISEREOR 2017/2018 “I am, because you are”

2017

  • “Wanderlust”, Lagos/Nigeria
  • Dom-Museum Trier, Germany
  • arthouse auction, Lagos/Nigeria (also 2008 – 2016)

2016

  • Selected to design the 21. MISEREOR-“Hungertuch” (lenten veil) 2017/2018, Germany

2015

  • 56th Venice Biennale – collateral “italia docet”/Italy
  • "points of view", arthouse - the space, Lagos/Nigeria (s)

2014

  • Casablanca Biennale/Morocco

2013

  • residency Ifitry/Morocco
  • “mother tongue“, temple muse, Lagos/Nigeria (s)
  • “conversion”, Galerie am Brüsseler Platz, Cologne/Germany (s)
  • Terra Kulture, Lagos/Nigeria

2012

  • paragon gallery, Miami/USA

2011

  • “crosscurrents”, Lagos/Nigeria

2010

  • “Nigeria at 50”, Nigerian Embassy and Deutsche Bank, Berlin
  • “theme Africa”, Phillips de Pury, New York/USA
  • “face to face”, Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC), Bonn, Germany (s)

2009/-11

  • “whip not child”, art project against violence on children (initiator) in co-operation with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) and Goethe Institute, Nigeria/Germany

2009

  • OPERA Gallery, Paris, France

2008

  • “reflection”, Signature Gallery, Lagos, Nigeria (s)
  • “Begegnung”, WALZWERK Projekt IV, Pulheim/Germany
  • “subculinaria”, Cologne/Germany
  • Millenia Fine Art, Orlando, Florida/USA

2007

  • Goethe-Institute, Duesseldorf, Germany
  • Neues Rathaus Hannover, Germany
  • “zwei Schritte voraus” (two steps ahead), Berlin
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ), Eschborn, Germany (also 2001)

2006

  • World Market Center, Las Vegas/USA
  • Association for Visual Arts [AVA], Cape Town/South Africa (s)
  • Gallery ACHT P! PRAVATO, Bonn/Germany (s), (also in 1998)
  • Gallery OTT, Düsseldorf, Germany (s), (also in 2003, 2002 and 1997)

2005

  • “back to the roots”, Goethe Institute Lagos, Nigeria (s)
  • International Art Fair “Palm Beach Contemporary“, Palm Beach, Florida, USA
  • Kunsttage Rhein-Erft, Brauweiler Abbey, Germany (also in 2002 and 2001)

2004

  • “The Internationals”, Millenia Gallery, Orlando, Florida, USA
  • Kunstverein Erftstadt, Altes Stadthaus Erftstadt-Lechenich, Germany (s)
  • Collection National Museum Tivat, Montenegro
  • ”Second Independent International Biennial of Graphic in St. Petersburg”, Russia
  • “Holland Art Fair“, The Hague, The Netherlands

2003

  • international art fair "LINEART" (Gallery DE OPSTEKER), Ghent, Belgium
  • "Far from the bush", GALLERY DE OPSTEKER, Amsterdam and Durgerdam, The Netherlands (s)
  • "Artists from Germany", CHURCH STREET GALLERY, Orlando, Florida, USA

2001

  • CHURCH STREET GALLERY, Orlando, Florida, USA (s)
  • Landtag Nordrhein-Westfalen, Duesseldorf, Germany

2000

  • outdoor sculpture project SKULPTURENMEILE STEINHAGEN, Steinhagen, Germany
  • UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France

1999

  • Koelner Bank (two artists), Cologne, Germany (s)
  • Jakobskirche (Church of St Jacob), European Art Capital 1999 WEIMAR, Germany
  • Dr. Georg Haar Foundation, European Art Capital 1999 WEIMAR, Germany

1998

  • project "ConverArt", BICC (Bonn International Center for Conversion)
  • Westfälisches Landesmuseum Muenster, Germany
  • "art multiple", Duesseldorf, Germany
  • GALLERY XENIOS, Frankfurt/Main, Germany (s)

1993

  • Hedwig and Robert Samuel Foundation, Duesseldorf, Germany

art sponsorship awards (selection)

2007

  • ADLER-Award 2007, categorie fine art (1st prize)

1997

  • Alpirsbacher Gallery "Das schoene neue Bild", Alpirsbach, Germany

1996

  • "Art Collection" of Siemens AG in co-operation with Dresdner Bank AG and Rochus Club, Düsseldorf, Germany (1st prize)
  • "Kö-Galerie", Düsseldorf, Germany
  • art award "Stella Musical AG" to mark the premiere of the musical "Les Misérables", Duisburg, Germany (1st prize)