introduction

Gerald  Chukwuma (b. 1973)

Nigeria

 

Gerald is one of Nigeria’s fastest rising contemporary artist from Lagos city with a degree in painting from University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He is a celebrated visual artist and furniture designer with an enthusiastic local and international following.

 

Using a multitude of techniques, Gerald has a unique approach to burning, chiseling, and painting common materials that have a richly layered history imbedded with personal, political and sociological meaning.

Meanwhile, the transformation of objects into highly detailed artworks roots him firmly in the contemporary moment of rapid environmental and ecological change.

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