B. 1986 Lagos, Nigeria

Lives and work in New York

Active Member of the Bronx Photo League


Long Island University (C.W post campus) Long Island, New York 2009, Bachelor of Science.

Royal College of Art London, Master of Art, 2019 


July, 2017: Unbelonging -  Bronx Documentary Center, Bronx, NY


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 - Bronx Art Space, Bronx, New York
Feb, 2016: Bronx: Africa - 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 - 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 - 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 - Bronx Documentary Center, Bronx, 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


Unbelonging:Moderated by Stephanie Baptist, Bronx Documentary Center (July 22, 2017)


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  

​Five Journal, March, 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


Girl in White Lace (Lagos, Nigeria) Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (July 2017)


“He VI” 2012

Oil on canvas, 16 x 20 inches.

Denmark, Europe