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Osaretin Ugiagbe

B. Lagos, Nigeria

 

EDUCATION 

2019 Master of Art (Painting Program) - Royal College of Art, London, UK 

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

 

PUBLIC ACQUISITION

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

 

ARTIST TALK/LECTURE

  • The Ruskin School of Art – University of Oxford (February 8, 2019)

  • Un-belonging: Moderated by Stephanie Baptist, Bronx Documentary Center (July 22, 2017)

SOLO EXHIBITION

  • A View From Amman, SLAG & RX Galleries New York. October 26 through January 11

  • WITHIN curated by Sarah Crown. The Yard – Columbus Circle NY, NY

  • Un-belonging - Bronx Documentary Center, Bronx, NY. July, 2017

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

2022

  • Nel Grembo Materno (Group show) Boccanera Gallery curated by Giorgia Lucchi Boccanera. Trento, Italy. Thu 22 Dec 2022 to Sat 25 Feb 2023

  • Art Verona, Represented by SarahCrown, Verona, Italy

  • Dallas ArtFair. Dallas, Texas. Represented by Sarah Crown(New York)


 

2021

  • Two-man show with Hiva Alizadeh at Untitled Art Fair Miami Beach. Represented by Sarah Crown(New York)/ The Flat Massimo Carrasi (Italy)

  • WITHIN curated by Sarah Crown. The Yard – Columbus Circle, New York, New York

 

2020

  • FBA Futures, Mall Galleries, London U.K

2019

  • Travers Smith CSR program (Winner), London, UK 2019

  • Royal College of Art Painting Degree Show, London, U.K - June 2019

  • Painting from the Other Side curated by Shannon Forrester (Ph.D.) – Dyson Gallery, London, U.K - April 2019

2018

  • De Cacaofabriek - A New York State of Mind - Stories from the Unusual Suspects – Helmond, Netherlands - Sept 2018

  • RCA WIP Show - Royal College of Art, London - Jan 2018

2016

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

  • The Bronx Speaks: Our Home - Bronx Art Space, Bronx, New York - Mar 2016

  • Bronx: Africa co-curated by LeRonn Brooks - Longwood Art Gallery, Bronx, New York - Feb 2016

2015

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

  • Jerome Avenue Workers - Bronx Photo League - Vasquez Muffler, Bronx, New York - Oct 2015

  • Tracie Hervy collaboration with Osaretin Ugiagbe - Fragments of a Chronology, 2015. Video: 15 mins. Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, New York - July 2015

2014

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

Bronx X Bronx - Bronx Documentary Center, Bronx, New York - Sept 2014

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

PROJECTS

  • Travers Smith CSR program, London UK 2019

  • Duro Olowu Picks the Best Street Style from Frieze London and 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair for American Vogue

  • Five Journal, March 2017

  • Code Unknown collaboration with Tracie Hervy Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY

 

SELECTED PRESS/REVIEWS

  • The Brooklyn Rail: Osaretin Ugiagbe: A View from Amman.

  • ARTISTI, GALLERISTI, ART ADVISORS: L’ITALIA A ART BASEL MIAMI 2021

  • ELEPHANT ART: THE LONDON MFA SHOWS: ART IN A WORLD ON THE EDGE OF CHANGE (2019)

  • HOSTOS COMMUNITY COLLEGE: 10 QUESTIONS WITH OSARETIN UGIAGBE (2019)

  • FINANCIAL TIMES: SNAPSHOT; UNBELONGING BY OSARETIN UGIAGBE (2017)

  • NEW YORK TIMES:  OF THE BRONX AND OF NIGERIA (2017

  • PDN ONLINE: A SPLIT VIEW OF NEW YORK AND LAGOS (2017)

  • OKAY AFRICA: FROM LAGOS TO THE BRONX, PHOTOGRAPHER OSARETIN UGIAGBE DOCUMENTS THE IN-BETWEEN (2017)

  • AFRICA IS A COUNTRY: THE WORLD OF PHOTOGRAPHER OSARETIN UGIAGBE (2017)

  • FOX 5: PHOTOGRAPHER OSARETIN UGIAGBE'S EXHIBIT (2017)

  • EXIT-EXPRESS: UNBELONGING DE OSARETIN UGIAGBE (2017))

  • MOTT HAVEN HERALD: DEBUT EXHIBIT SHOWS AN ARTIST WITH A FOOT IN TWO WORLDS (2017)

  •  BRONXNET: ARTIST TALK OSARETIN UGIAGBE (2017)

  • CBS: THE BEST OF NY'S POPUP PHOTO FESTIVAL (2016)

  • THE VILLAGE VOICE: THE MOST STRIKING IMAGES TO SEE AT PHOTOVILLE (2016)

  • PHOTOVILLE: THE BATTLE OF THE BOROUGH (2016)

  • THE RIVERDALE PRESS:  IN THE BRONX HOME IS WHERE THE ART IS (2016)

  • NEW YORK DAILY NEWS:  LONGWOOD ARTS PROJECTS CELEBRATES AFRICA (2015)

  • NEW YORK TIMES:  BRACING FOR GENTRIFICATION (2016)

  • COLOMBIA JOURNAL REVIEW: LETTERS TO THE EDITORS (2015)

  • COLOMBIA JOURNAL REVIEW: DRAWING INSPIRATION FROM THE SOUTH BRONX (2015)

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