Taiye Idahor   


Yaba College Of Technology, Lagos Nigeria Higher National Diploma (HND) in Sculpture 2005- 2007

National Diploma (ND) in General Art 2001- 2004

Lives In Lagos Nigeria

Exhibition Participation

2018 OKHUO; a Solo Exhibition, Tyburn gallery London

2017 Lagos Biennial, Living on the Edge, Nigeria

2017 Zeitz Musuem of Contemporary Art Africa opening Exhibition

2017 Significations, group exhibition, Provincial Center of Plastic Arts & Design, Havana, Cuba.

2017 Ori meta, odun meta, ibikan, group exhibition, ISCP New , ISCP New York city

2016 Standing Out, group exhibition, Temple Muse Lagos Nigeria

2016 Ori meta, odun meta, ibikan, group exhibition, Centre for Contemporary art Lagos Nigeria

2015 “TimeLine” Bag Factory studios, Johannesburg South Africa

2014 l’Art au service de la réconciliation, Centre Soleil d’Afrique Bamako Mali

2013 International Summer Academy Salzburg Austrai OPEN DAY Exhibition

2013 Marker 2013: Art Dubai Fair

2012 Nigeria Now: Emerging trends of Contemporary Art in Nigeria. Miami Art Fair, Art Basel

2012 “Water and Purity” A conceptual art exhibition featuring 7 female artists- Wheat baker Legacy Hotel and Resorts Ikoyi Lagos

2012 “Colours and creativity” National Musuem Onikan Lagos

2011 Ravy International Art Festival – Yaoundé Cameroon March

2011 An Anonymous Tale, Yokohama Creative City Center Yokohama, Japan

2011 October Rain by SNA Lagos, October

2011 Nigeria, our Nigeria, Presidential Inauguration Exhibition Abuja Nigeria

2011 Pecha Kucha (Art Presentation) Lagos

2010 “The Green Summary” Center for Contemporary Art Lagos

2010 “50 Years Ahead through the eyes of Nigerian Women” Lagos and Abuja

2010 “Nigeria at 50” Art Competition Lagos

2007 Final year exhibition, Yaba College of Technology

2007 “Beautiful Nigeria” National Museum, Lagos

2007 ADSA art fair exhibition, Yusuf Grillo Art Gallery

2006 “Within Our Grasps” National Museum, Lagos

2004 6th Harmattan Workshop, Agbarha-Otor,

2002 “The gods Of This Age” Didi Museum, Lagos nd Purity” A conceptual art exhibition featuring 7 female artists- Wheat baker Legacy Hotel and Resorts Ikoyi Lagos

Residency Participation

2017 Matadero Madrid/ El Ranchito May- June

2015 Bag Factory Residency Johannesburg South Africa

2014 Asiko 2014 by CCA, Lagos Dakar Senegal

2014 PROJET: RENCONTRES “DJEKA MIRI“ Centre Soleil d’Afrique Bamako Mali

2013 SIMSALABOOM! Before you learn to fly, learn how to fall: International Summer Academy Salzburg

2011 Bakassi Peninsul’ Art, Limbe Cameron

2010 Ishiwata Home stay Artist-In-Residency. Yokohama, Japan

2004 6th Harmattan Workshop Agbarha-Otor

Selected features, mentions and interviews

- From the Eyes of Women.    Thisday Newspaper (Nigeria) 2010

- Women Rise against Gaddafiology.    The Guardian (Nigeria) 2010

- Idahor’s flourishing beauty in arts and love for nature.    The Moment Newspaper (Nigeria) 2011

- Nigeria, our Nigeria-    Blessing the Nation with Smiles, Hopes. The Guardian (Nigeria) 2011

- Vignettes of Hope.   Thisday Newspaper (Nigeria) 2011

- I Exhibited Along side my Teachers- Idahor .    National Mirror (Nigeria) 2011

- Pecha Kucha Night V.3 “Japan Inspire”.    Elan magazine, 234 Next publication (Nigeria) 2011

- Colours and Creativity of female artists in National Museum, Lagos.  Compass Newspaper (Nigeria) 2012

- Africa and its Diaspora- Artist Feature.    n.paradoxa International Feminist Art Journal, volume 31 (London) 2013

- Art Attack.   Souk, Issue march- may (Dubai) 2013

- African Art in Focus.    Mojeh magazine Issue March/April (Dubai) 2013

- Colours of a continent.    Vision magazine issue 10 April- June (Dubai) 2013

- West African “Marker” at Art Dubai.    Blouin, March/April (Asia Edition) 2013

 I AM Intense Art Magazine  #03 Nigeria 2017

-  Book: “The Art of Nigerian Women” 2017

-   Financial Times: Nigerian art: Class of 2018 reflects the urban and the mystical March 2018

-   Harpers Bazaar Arabia Art Spring Issue; "Lagos, the new cultural epicenter of Africa" March 2018

-   Okay Africa: "Taiye Idahor's First UK Exhibit Showcases the Cultural Splendor of Bini Coral Beads" May 2018

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