Department of Creative Arts
University of Lagos


The Department of Creative Arts, University of Lagos will be conducting its third art entrepreneural workshop for students and professional artists alike from within the Lagos area. The workshop, scheduled to hold from  20th -24th October, 2014, will emphasize the teaching of participants skills, so that they can then produce affordable, sellable and market-driven art. Participants will acquire an entreprenueral advantage, often demphasised in the art school curriculum. Some of the processes to be taught will include craft procedures that could be translated into critical artistic statements for the future.  The selected areas for this first workshop are:

·         Ceramics

·         Bead and wire works

·         Photography.

·         Drawing

·         Silk Painting

Ato Arinze and Ojetunde Oluseyi (Ceramics), Boye Ola and Ariyo Oguntimehin (Photography), Temilola Marindotin and Adedamola Runsewe (Bead and wire works), Sola Ogunfunwa (Drawing and Silk Painting) and a few other professional artists will be directing each workshop area.

The New Creative Arts Complex, beside Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos.
Date: 20th -24th October, 2014, Open day/Exhibition of finished works will hold on  24th October, 2014.
Time: 9:00 am daily.

Applications are invited from interested participants. Certificate of Participation will be made available for all participants and prizes will be awarded for the best work in each category.
An application letter indicating only one area of interest, email address, Web site (if any), telephone number, three images of recent works or links to website containing the works and a recent one-page resume should be sent by email to

(note that each image should not exceed 500 KB and must be saved in jpeg format, any anomaly may disqualify your application)

Participation in the workshop is free. All art supplies, tools, equipment and work spaces will be provided. 
This workshop is generously supported by the Omooba Yemisi Adedoyin Art Foundation (OYASAF) and cordinated by Akin Onipede of the Department of Creative Arts, University of Lagos. However, accomodation, feeding and transportation expenses to the venue of workhop will be borne by the participants.

Note: If you have submitted application before August 19, 2014, you still need to indicate interest by resending your application. We are sorry for this incoveniences.


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