Iheanyichukwu Onwuegbucha

African Art


Iheanyi Onwuegbucha is a curator of modern and contemporary African art. He was the Artistic Director of the Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos. He was also the guest curator for the inaugural exhibitions of the Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Art, Pan Atlantic University, Lagos, and consulting art curator for the J.K. Randle Centre for Yoruba Culture and History, Lagos. He was a 2016 Chevening Scholar at the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, University of Leeds, where he earned a Master's in Art Gallery and Museum Studies. He also holds a Master's in Art History from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. His recent exhibition projects include Samuel Fosso: Affirmative Acts at the Princeton University Art Museum (With Chika Okeke-Agulu and others); Samuel Fosso: The Man with a Thousand Faces at the Walther Collection, Neu-Ulm (with Clothilde Morette and Clara Stratmann); Diaspora at Home at the Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos and Kadist, Paris (with Sophie Potelon); and Uncensored: How Free Are the Arts, (with Joao Simoes).

African Art