Pius Emorhokpor Nigerian , b. 1962

Pius Emorhokpor was born in Delta state in 1962 and graduated in Fine Arts from the Yaba College of Technology in 1988. Besides working briefly as a designer/ illustrator withThis Week and The African Guardian magazines Pius has worked closely with Prof. Bruce Onobrakpeya for many years, learning from the great master artist and developing his own distinctive style of plastography. His  etching and polymerized technique on plate is re-enforced with resin, onto which the artist builds and creates low relief surfaces. Pius’ inspiration comes from traditional culture and typical scenes and Nigerian socio-cultural landscapes.