OSUN STATE, NIGERIA / HOUTON, TX
Lanre Buraimah, born in Osogba, Osun State, Nigeria, trained under the skilful hands of his parents and graduated with a degree in Business Administration from AMBROS Ali Univerdity and Osun State Polytechnic, Iree in 2001 and 2005 respectfully. Lare busted out from an art inclined family of Osogbo known by the water of the famous Nigeria of Osun River in Osogbo. Both his parents, Chief Jimah Buraimah and Mrs. Alake Burchaimoh, are contemporary artists well known amongst their Nigerian peers and also celebrated abroad. Osogbo being sigled out as an ancient city that is known for her cultural richness and artistic legacies produced the likes of Landre Buraimoh. At the genisis of his career, there are two major things that characterized Lanre Buraimoh’s works. The first is the art training he received under the tutelage of his parents and second is the society, particularly Yoruba society. His style of bead pairing techniques projects symbols and the theme of his works majorly reflect Yoruba traditional belief, love, entertainment, animals and unity.
Today Lanre Buraimch art is one of the most versitile pieces in this modernized version of West African art form. His beautiful and colorful signature bead paiting is widely exhibited in Nigeria, london, Canada, ad the United States of America, His work has won international recognnition awards from American Art Award, Sky Forest California, Light Space and Time Gallery in Florida and People Upstream Gallery Omaha, Nebraska. In addition to creating art, he has conducted art workshops to kids and adults of different ages both at home and abroad. Lanre is known for his originality, simplicity and bright colors of shining glass beads
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