B. 1986 Lagos, Nigeria

Lives and work in the Bronx, NY

Active Member of the Bronx Photo League


Long Island University (C.W post campus) Long Island, New York

2009, Bachelor of Science


Sept, 2016       Battle of the Borough -  Photoville, Brooklyn, NY

Sept, 2016       Jerome Avenue Workers - Bronx Photo League - Photoville, Brooklyn, NY

Mar, 2016        The Bronx Speaks: Our Home (Painting) - Bronx Art Space, Bronx, New York

Feb, 2016        Bronx: Africa (photography) - Longwood Art Gallery, Bronx, New York

Nov, 2015        Intersecting Imaginaries - No Longer Empty- Bronx Photo League - Concourse Plaza Hotel, Bronx, New York

Oct, 2015        Jerome Avenue Workers - Bronx Photo League (Photography) - Vasquez Muffler, Bronx, New York

July,  2015       Fragments of a Chronology, 2015. Video: 15mins. Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, New York

May, 2015        In The Spirit of Umoja (Photography) - Harlem State Building Art Gallery, New York, New York

Sept, 2014        Five from 150 - Longwood Art Gallery, Bronx, New York

Sept, 2014        Bronx X Bronx (Photography) - Bronx Documentary Center, Bronx, New York

Nov, 2011         Empty walls-Itinerant Art Initiative - Itkowitz & Harwood, New York, New York

July, 2011          “Think Coffee” presents: Osaretin Ugiagbe, Thoughts of a Painter, New York, New York

Aug, 2011          Brooklyn Art Space: 50/50,  Brooklyn, New York

Nov, 2010          Milux Café presents: Osaretin Ugiagbe, New York, New York

AWARDS (click):
·         2nd 2012 Showcase Winner for:  Portrait of Pascal Germain (Category: Painting)
·         4th 2011 Showcase Winner for: Faces (Category: Painting)
·         2nd 2011 Showcase Winner for:  Amatala (Category: Painting)
·         1st 2011 Showcase Winner for: This World (Category: Painting)
·         3rd 2010 Showcase Winner for:  Run for the Ocean (Category: Abstract)
·         2006, Hostos Community College student award for the painting: Savannah Celebration


Jerome Ave (Bronx Photo League) 136 pages 93 black-and-white images Hardcover, linen bound 978-0-692-76889-1 September 2016

Literature & fiction book titled: Stillborn by Diekoye Oyeyinka. Cover by Osaretin Ugiagbe. Published by East African Educational Publishers (July 17, 2014)


Cameo for "Young Documentarians"  by Gareth Smit for the New York Times, 2017  

Cameo for the music video U'huh  by the band Sinkane directed by Nick Bentgen, 2016 

Painted a mural for the upcoming  film Lion's Den, written and directed by Ben Hozie, 2014

Painted three canvases for the 16mm short film Annunciation (a triptych), written and directed By Ben Hozie in 2012


“He VI” 2012

Oil on canvas, 16 x 20 inches.

Denmark, Europe

“Worried One” 2010

Oil on canvas, 10 x 10 inches.

Brooklyn, New York

“Untitled”  2010

Oil on canvas, 10 x 10 inches.

Brooklyn, New York

“A bridge” 2010

Oil on canvas, 10 x 10 inches.

Brooklyn, New York