Sam Ovraiti is active/lives in Nigeria. Sam Ovraiti is known for painting.
Biography Sam Ovraiti
Best known as one of the foremost watercolorists in Nigeria, Sam Ovraiti hails from the respected Auchi School, a style that is characterised by the use of vibrant color to express mood. Ovraiti has also worked with oils on canvas consistently throughout his prolific career, often creating cubist-inspired depictions of the the human body. Using indeterminate forms that defy linear perspective, Ovraiti
depicts fragments of the body in a fluid manner that falls between abstraction and representation.
Born in 1961 in Zaria, Nigeria, Sam Ovraiti studied at the Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, and obtained a Masters of Fine Art at the University of Benin. Ovraiti also served as a professor at the Federal Polytechnic at Auchi for
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