Olisa Nwadiogbu Nigerian, b. 1960

Olisa Nwadiogbu is a painter, sculptor, printmaker, bronze caster and cultural activist. Through his work, he tries to communicate, teach, entertain by using oil, acrylic, watercolors, metal foils, glue, resin, and bronze to experiment and analyze contemporary issues through the lenses of traditional African philosophy and culture. His works are influenced by Nigerian masters and African sculptures, and are inspired by themes which center around politics, the environment and humanitarian goals.