Cyril Oma (b. 1983)
Oma studied Art formally at the Yaba College of Technology, Lagos Nigeria and has been painting as a studio artist for almost twenty years. His works are primarily portraiture style with an intense ability to capture emotions through the eyes of this subjects. The characters in his art come “alive” and convey powerful stories of struggle, love and triumph.
Oma is also a skilled poet and social commentator; he has exhibited in Lagos, London and South Africa.
His works are in the possession of a select group of faithful collectors around the world. His works were recently acquired for the collection of the King of Morocco during his recent State visit to Nigeria.
His international art fair participation include the FNB International Art Fair in Johannesburg and START Saatchi Art Fair in London