Tunde Odunlade, Argungu Fishing Festival, Mixed Media Print, 36 x 30”, 2017
Argungu Fishing Festival is about the annual four-day festival in the state of Kebbi, in the north-western part of Northern Nigeria.
Tunde Odunlade is a print and textile artist who has exhibited, taught, lectured, studied and traveled extensively within Nigeria and throughout Africa, North America and Europe. He has performed as an actor with the Nigerian National Troop and various theatrical organizations and has recorded several CDs that integrate poetry and music. He lives in Ibadan, in the southwestern part of Nigeria. His art has been displayed in dozens of one-man and group shows. His work is in the collections of institutions of the Smithsonian Museum of African Art and the World Bank Headquarters in Washington, D.C., the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the MacArthur Foundation Collection in Chicago, and the State House in Lagos, Nigeria. His work is in the collections of many private individuals in North America, Europe, and Nigeria.