O. YEMI TUBI

PAINTER

London, UK

ARTIST STATEMENT:

Olabamiji Yemi Tubi, commonly known as O Yemi Tubi and also known in the art world as MOYAT was born in 1955 in the city of Ibadan, Nigeria, West Africa. His BFA Degree was obtained from Valdosta State College, Valdosta Georgia USA where he majored in Graphic Design. He was awarded Art Scholarship and a plaque (Excellence in Fine Art) 1984 by South Georgia, Douglas Georgia, USA.
He currently lives and worked as a Graphic Artist in United Kingdom. While working as a Graphic Artist, he spent many of his free time drawing and painting. He works with various mediums: pencil, water colour, acrylic and oil paints. His works, influenced by Renaissance artists and current world political situation, evoked him to do some of his recent paintings like The Arab Revolution and The Eagle has landed. 

He is currently working on “The Bleeding Roses” a painting expressing solidarity with persecuted Christians around the world with emphasis on Islamic state crucifying and beheading Christians in Iraq and Syria.

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