High Artist Spotlight: Akintayo Akintobi Ezekiel
Akintayo Akintobi Ezekiel was born 11th of March 1994 in Nigeria. He obtained B.A/ED (Fine Arts) from Obafemi Awolowo University with a specialization in painting.
He has participated in exhibitions within Nigeria as well as art competitions at various levels.
He considers himself an impressionistic painter with the use of vibrant colors, African motifs and patterns. Most of his paintings are done on a textured surface with fine sand.
Black culture and stories are his major themes, using dreads as a powerful content subject.
He continuously explores on textured canvas and is constantly researching to explore new concepts and possibilities in his art.
He entered “Woman of Steel” during High Art 2019.
See all the art submitted to High Art 2020 at: High Art Finalists
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High Art was created by Dona Frank and The Natural Cannabis Company in 2014 as a crowdsourcing solution to packaging design. From its humble beginnings, High Art has developed into an internationally-known art competition with thousands of entries annually from 100+ countries all over the world.
Each year professional and amateur artists create themed works through a variety of mediums to compete for $50,000 in prize money and to see their work featured on packaging, social media, at the High Art gallery in Santa Rosa, CA and displayed at prestigious art events, in the United States and abroad.
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