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Olalekan Jeyifous

United States

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Works by Olalekan Jeyifous

Olalekan  Jeyifous  received a BArch from Cornell University in May of 2000. He is a Nigerian-born, Brooklyn-based visual artist whose work has been exhibited at venues such as the MoMA, the Soap Factory, The Studio Museum in Harlem, the Vitra Design Museum, the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, and CCCB in Barcelona where he was a participant in the “Making Africa” exhibit. Olalekan has received a number of awards and grants for his artwork such as a fellowship from the New York Foundation of the Arts in the category of Architecture and Environmental Studies, and grants from the New York State Council on the Arts and the Brooklyn Arts Council. He has completed Artist's Residencies with the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the Visible Futures Lab at the School of Visual Arts, the MacDowell Colony, and the Headlands Center for the Arts.