The Boyer Gallery presents: Kip Omolade - Recent Work - October 1-31, 2020. Visit www.kipomolade.com to view Kip's work.
Born in Harlem, New York, Kip Omolade began his art career as a graffiti artist while interning at Marvel Comics and The Center for African Art. He continued his studies at The Art Students League of New York and earned a BFA at the School of Visual Arts.
His work has been exhibited at Opera Gallery, Jonathan LeVine Projects, Joseph Gross Gallery and Art Basel Miami. Good Morning America, Huffington Post, Juxtapoz, and Hi-Fructose have also featured his work. Special projects include ESPN, Red Bull and Nike, 2 Chainz, The Versace Mansion, Fantasia Barrino and Sony Music.
Kip Omolade's work is in the permanent collections of Viacom and Hallmark Cards.
Diovadiova Chrome Michelle III
Oil on canvas, 74 x 96 inches
Diovadiova Chrome oil paintings are psychological studies that investigate immortality, the universal masks we all wear and contemporary notions of beauty and luxury. The portraits historically connect to ancient, realistic African sculptures such as Benin ivory masks and Ife bronze heads.