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Chike Obeagu

Chike Obeagu is a mixed media artist who uses techniques of photo-collage and painting to comment on the social and political environment in Nigeria today. Obeagu obtained his BA and MFA degrees from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Obeagu is the Co-Founder and Creative Director of FABA (For Artists By Artists) Studios, a non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting emerging talent in Nigeria. He has won numerous grants and awards and has participated in exhibitions, residencies, and workshops in Nigeria, Senegal, Italy, South Africa, USA, UK, and China. Obeagu won First Place in the National Art Competition in 2011 for his collaboration with artist Uche Uzorka. He is an instructor with the Art is Everywhere Project and presently teaches visual and creative arts at the Federal University Lafia, Nasarawa State. Obeagu lives and works in Abuja. 

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