A group show featuring visual artists, Laju Sholola, Odeyemi Oluwaseun, and Franklin Ndibam titled Serenity, opens March 18th, 2022 in Houston, Texas at Mitochondria Gallery. These artists present works in the form of paintings that explore a variety of subject matters ranging from self discovery, social commentary, culture and friendship.
Laju Sholola (b. 1989) resides in Lagos, Nigeria where she explores the uncertainty and hope associated with the self discovery of women. Laju employs tea, ink, and acrylic to depict the expression and moods of her subjects.
Odeyemi Oluwaseun utilizes conte, charcoal, and acrylic to create figurative paintings that depict the importance of a social support system. His muses are individuals that have played an important role in shaping his life.
Franklin Ndibam (b.1990) resides in Ibadan, Nigeria. His works focus on capturing and preserving the current state of culture in his environment through portraiture.
“Serenity” features works that depict a state of togetherness, poise, and equanimity.
“Serenity” opens on March 18th 2022. 5pm-8pm
2101 Winter Street. Houston, TX
About Mitochondria Gallery
Mitochondria Gallery is based in Houston, Texas. Our collection features art from various artists from Africa, and the African diaspora. Our goal is to educate, and further expand the global public awareness on contemporary African art. We aim to enlarge the platform available to these talented artists, by enhancing their reach to experienced and novel art collectors. Most of our inventory is acquired from the artists. We work with art collectors, interior designers, architects, and art dealers to ensure art is enjoyed in homes, public spaces, and offices. We want to make the experience of collecting art enjoyable, informative, enriching, and accessible, in order to spread the beneficial impact of placing art in the space we inhabit