Jide Ojo

Nigerian born artist Ojo arrived in New York City in October 1972 with the goal to continue his Art Education.  He obtained a Bachelor degree of Fine Arts and a Master degree of Communications Design while working as a security guard, a messenger, and a dishwasher in New York City.  While completing his masters, he won a scholarship to continue his education.  Ojo earned a doctoral degree from Columbia University, NY in July 1984.  He retired after teaching for 27 years in The New York City Public School System. Ojo is represented in private collections in Nigeria and the United States. Solo Exhibitions: Arts Gallery, 526 West 26th St, Suite 311, New York, NY; Skylight Gallery at Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation’s Center Arts and Culture, Brooklyn, NY; La Mama La Galleria, 6E First Street, New York, NY; Painting: ABBA Studio Gallery, 561 Broadway, New York, NY; Painting: Certification and Doctoral Shows, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY; Thesis Exhibition, Communications Design: Master of Science in Communications Design, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY; Thesis Exhibition, Graphic Design: Ordinary Diploma in Commercial Art, Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, Nigeria.