Alexis Galleries presents
9ja life exhibition
A Joint Exhibition by
Adedotun Fashina & Seye Morakinyo

CURATOR

Patty Chidiac-Mastrogiannis

CO-CURATOR/CATALOGUE EDITOR

Bimpe Owoyemi

Gallery Statement

Art in most cases create awareness and educate the society at large. Art helps them to see what is there but not easily perceived. Therefore it is all about self-expression for the artist. Adedotun Fashina and Seye Morakinyo had creatively expressed their thoughts and views on issues that the society react partly positive and partly negative towards in this exhibition themed “9ja Life” Alexis Galleries is pleased to show the new works of Adedotun Fashina and Seye Morakinyo, in this joint exhibition tittled “9ja Life”. 

An exhibition of painting and mix-media. Adedotun Fashina is a self-taught artist who draws inspiration from his environment, people, and everyday life in urban cities. Through his works, he hopes to shed light on chaotic and unavoidable processes of urbanization in our globalized and over populated world. He is obsessed with cities filled with slums and shantytowns overflowed with crowds. His works highlight the major challenges faced in urban cities. Seye Morakinyo is a prolific contemporary artist who works with colors and fabric. He is an impressionist painter who draws his inspiration colors and fabric. He is an impressionist painter who draws his inspiration from his environment, everyday activities of an average citizen. He paints every mundane theme ranging from the crowd to the solitary. His body of works in this exhibition
comprises of works in line with the exhibition’s theme.

‘9ja Life’ isn’t just an exhibition of two different styles, it is giving correction to ills and ideas that the society react partly positive and partly negative towards through art. It is an exhibition of art that highlight the major challenges faced in the urban cities and creative representation of human and its space. Just like every other exhibition, Alexis Galleries donates part of the exhibition proceeds to charity. In this particular exhibition, they are partnering with “Little sisters of the poor”, they offer the neediest elderly of every race and religion a home where they will be welcomed as Christ, cared for as family, and accompanied with dignity until God calls them to Himself, by donating part of the exhibition proceeds to its course.

Explore and enjoy the show!

Patty Chidiac-Mastrogiannis

Curator, Alexis Galleries
October, 2020.

Partnership with "Little sisters of the poor"

We are pleased to announce that the gallery will be partnering with “Little sisters of the poor”, they offer the neediest elderly of every race and religion a home where they will be welcomed as Christ, cared for as family, and accompanied with dignity until God calls them to Himself, by donating part of the exhibition proceeds to its course.

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