phillips Nzekwe


Artist Biography

Phillips Lexie Nzekwe (B.1981, Nigeria) is an artist who employs a formalist approach in the use of everyday materials (The junk and jettisoned) to Create narratives that explore socio-cultural, religious and economic concerns. His technique is inspired by traditional architecture, crafts and contemporary 3d animated images. He lives and works in Asaba.

Solo Exhibitions

2013: “Reaching out” Nairobi Gallery, Nairobi, Kenya

2012: “Perspective” Quintessence Gallery, Lagos, Nigeria

2007: “Ikenga Festival” University of Benin, Benin City Nigeria.

Selected Group Exhibitins.

2012: “Imbued Essence” Royal stratford, London

2012: “Bruce Onobrakpeya and harmattan workshop Experiment”  Dakar, Senagal.

2012: “Togetherness” Asaba, Nigeria

2011: “Visual Symphony” Quintessence Gallery Ikoyi, Lagos

2010: “Here and Now” contemproray Nigerian and Ghaninan art. New Jersey, USA.

2010: “Evolving Currents” Abuja Nigeria

2009: “Open House” Mydnm Gallery, Lagos.

2009: “Reflections, Asaba, Nigeria



2012:-2013:          Artist in Residence, Kuona trust Art Center,Nairobi, Kenya

2014:          Artist in Residence, Ovuomaroro Studios, Lagos, Nigeria



2015:          Facilitators, Shell Nigeria/Bof Artist workshop Ughelli Nigeria

2011-2014: 11th -14th Annual harmattan Workshop series. Agbona, Nigeria.

2013:          Mixed media Exploration: Kuona Trust, Nairobi Kenya.



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