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I Speak Art – Uchay Joel Chima
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I Speak Art – Uchay Joel Chima 

Meet Uchay Joel Chima, a nigerian artist who speaks art…. his determination and love for artistic expression started decades ago before he graduated in 1997 from the Art School of the Institute of Management and Technology in Enugu, Nigeria, and since has exhibited his work in prominent galleries and Museums in Nigeria, South Africa, Canada, Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States. He is known for his eclectic use of alluring materials and unique artistic process, often questioning environmental and social issues around the world. Uchay’s works have continued to evolve, remaining relevant to developments in contemporary art.

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Posted by Royal Pixy on Wednesday, February 13, 2019
art exhibition of uchay j chima

Weaving a tapestry of memory, imagination, societal happenings and emotion, Uchay combines various found objects, including strings, sand, wax, charcoal, old sacks, with paint and other mediums in an aesthetic that informs his oeuvre. He creates thought provoking presentations, which address the realities around us whilst employing a mixture of conventional and unconventional approaches in his unceasing explorations.

Uchay is one of the four artists chosen through a competitive international selection process to take part in 2015/2016 Platteforum’s Artist Residency program in Denver, Colorado. He has been in residence at Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont; Spark Box Studio in Ontario, Canada and also at the One Minute Foundation in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

He was invited by the University of Arkansas Department of Art for the Visiting Artist Lecture in 2016. The lecture which was made possible by the Joy Pratt Markham Visiting Artist Fund, to speak to the students and the community. He was also at the Washington and Lee University Department of Art for the Visiting Artist Program.

His works are featured at international auction houses including Bonhams, Arthouse Contemporary and Lagos Art Auction.

He maintains a studio in Lagos, Nigeria.

Advice For Dreamers – ”For creative exploit, add a little bit of ‘insanity’.Find what makes you different from others.Find It! Refine it! And Define it!!!” _Uchay Joel Chima.

CURRENT EXHIBITION

Uchay Joel Chima recently opened a solo exhibition with the theme:

INHABITANTS OF THE EARTH”

From January 25th to March 31st 2019.

At ART VILLAGE GALLERY<
 410 South Main Street,

Memphis, TN 38103.

Gallery opens from 11am to 5pm.

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