Oresegun recently stormed the social media with his mind blowing piece,
Hyper-Realistic (HERE). The young man’s art works are astounding, breath taking
and alluring. He believes so much in the use of water to give
translucent effects on his paintings. He creates art work that are
unique and haven’t been seen before.
Weekly had an interview with the 35 year old creative artist on
Saturday, March 12, 2016, and he talked about many issues, including his
forthcoming exhibition, wedding plan and much more.
you are doing a particular work, which has not been encouraging, all
you need is to keep pushing till you attain your desire. The zeal and
passion with hard work are the things that stand me out.
day I get to learn new things, I don’t stop learning. I love to acquire
knowledge. The fact that everyone around me appreciates and encourages
me to do more are the things that I cherish most.
feel honoured. I must say that it makes me feel great because this is
something that I love and I have been doing over the years and all of a
sudden, I got celebrated even up to international standard. It’s
amazing. I think that’s happiness.
actually went to Yaba College of Technology to study Art, just like any
other field. I know what I want and I have been striving hard to be a
has been a talent from God right from my childhood, but I just needed
to acquire more skills to develop the talent God has deposited in me.
Everyone has his/her own gift from God, but as much as we can develop
the skill to exhibit the talent makes one better.
me just say it has been the Lord’s doing. In as much as I have been
passionate about my work, God has really helped me to where I am today
and I believe He is still taking me to a higher ground.
a good artist has a lot to do with passion. To achieve a unique,
attractive and good looking painting, one must be passionate about the
have been painting from my childhood, but I have been working
tirelessly in the last 8 years which is the major experience I have so
of the major challenges is financial instability, I believe every
artist has faced it but I just don’t have to let that draw me back. I
have been going through financial challenges while I was still in school
(Yabatech) and it was even tough after I graduated. But I’m happy to
tell you now that I have overcome those challenges.
I have had a couple of exhibitions outside Nigeria, some are
outstanding. As I speak to you, in Germany, Brazil, France, etc. So far,
I had a successful exhibition in Nigeria at Midrin Art Gallery in 2011
and 2014 and I’m already working towards the third one. When I have the
venue, date and every other information, I will let you know.
have so many things that inspire my painting. When I look back, a lot
has happened. For me, the best way to say what I feel within myself is
painting. You will agree with me that life is full of ups and downs.
Some are happy, while others are not. In my own case, I have learnt to
collate all these experiences to do my painting.
human being makes use of water everyday but I feel we don’t get to
appreciate water enough. We use water every day and we can’t do without
water, this is why my painting tends to look beyond how people see
I can say about that is that I don’t have an average price, but my next
exhibition will reveal all you need to know about that.
the second born in the family of four. I have three brothers and I’m
happy to tell you that I will be getting married in couple of months. My
life is simple as you can imagine.
Uche Jombo, Chioma Akpotha & Kehinde Bankole reveal how to get favours from men without sex blackmail
Nollywood screens divas, Uche Jombo, Chioma Akpotha and Kehinde Bankole in a recent interview by Broadway Africa TV, were asked if sex blackmail still worked in Nigerian marriages and how they can advise women to get favours from their husbands without introducing sex blackmail.
Chioma Akpotha responded by saying that she feels there are other ways one can get something from one’s husband, she said sex blackmail is a very wrong move as it could result into something one can no longer handle. She added that the silent treatment might work instead of using sex blackmail. She further advised that submission will go a long way to get whatever any woman wants from her man.
Uche Jombo said she feels sex blackmail does not work in marriages anymore. She added that, sex is very important...