Place/Date of Birth: Lagos, Nigeria. 26th November 1966.

Married, with three children.


  • 1986-1988. The Polytechnic Ibadan Nigeria.
  • 1989-1991. Yaba College of Technology, Lagos Nigeria.
  • 2001-2003. University of Westminster, London.


  • National Diploma (Upper Credit) General Art. 1988.
  • Higher National Diploma (Upper Credit) Painting. 1991.
  • MSc. Interactive Multimedia. 2003.


  • 1990. Academy Press Award for excellence in painting.
  • 1990. First prize, Lagos State Council for Art and Culture open Painting competition.
  • 1991. First prize, Tower Aluminium Art Exhibition Awards.
  • 1991. Lintas Award for best final year art student.

Professional Experience:

  • 1987. (Summer) Worked as sculpture apprentice, Art Studio, Centre for Cultural Studies, University of Lagos, Nigeria.
  • 1989. Illustrator, Graphic Advertising and Associates Ltd, Lagos Nigeria.
  • 1992-1994. Lecturer in Life Drawing, General Drawing and Painting, Yaba College of Technology, Lagos Nigeria.
  • 1998 (Nov)-1999(Apr). Taught painting in watercolour, Adult Art Classes, Art Club (The), Edgware England.

Notable Assignment/commission:

  • 1992. Four paintings used in The Tower Aluminium(Nig) desk calendar.
  • 1995. Two paintings used in The Texaco Overseas(Nig) calendar.
  • 1995. Design for The Texaco Overseas Christmas card.
  • 1996. Two paintings used in The Texaco Overseas calendar.
  • 1999. Judge at The Annual Milldon Art Society Exhibition/Competition, Mill Hill, London.
  • 2005. Orimoloye’s paintings are featured in McDougal Littell school Literature book in the United States.

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