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Oyoroko Ken ochuko - Fine Artist

Oyoroko Ken ochuko

Warri, Delta State - Nigeria








Oyoroko Ken ochuko

Warri, Delta State - Nigeria

Oyoroko Ken ochuko - Fine Artist

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About Oyoroko Ken ochuko


OYOROKO OCHUKO KENNETH is my name and I am An African artist who demonstrates his artistic genius in oils, water colour, acrylic and pencil drawings also with stone, resin, mild steel and wood in Sculpture. Through my extraordinary ability and remarkable diversity, I gives a moving insight into the African culture. My art drains strength and depth from the deep-rooted African traditions and cultures especially those of my Niger-Delta area.
Not only do I excel in the realistic aspect of life forms it spans the abyss into the world of contemporary art and abstract expressionism, putting my all into every piece of art that I produces.
My love for the work I create is immediately visible to the viewer, hence one cannot help but be moved by my inspirational interpretations of life
I strongly believe that “Art in its entirety is unlimited by way of expression; my artworks are statements provoked by actual events, personal experiences and reflections of my immediate environment e.g The Environmental degradation of My Niger Delta area due to oil exploration by Multinational oil giants and the age long economic and material neglect of the region by inept successive Government inspires some of my art themes that seek to advocate social justice and equality for my people., but I am by no means limited by this traditionalism.
I try as much as possible to distinguish between order (clarity of forms) and expression (purity of sensation).That’s why a work I create could be pure and serene or troubling and depressing but yet so inspirationally beautiful”.
Please do feel free to linger, browse and enjoy my interpretations of life and thanks for visiting my site.


Born, raised and educated in the oil rich Niger-Delta region of Nigeria, West Africa., OYOROKO OCHUKO grew up to find himself in a creative oriented household. Being an “Urhobo”, his direct encounter with clay through his maternal aunt (a traditional potter), resulted in his early discovery of the exciting world of art. Before OCHUKO was seven, he could create native terracotta pots and miniature figurines to the admiration of many.
He had his early education at Ughelli his native town in Delta State, Nigeria from where he became known as an outstanding artist amongst his contemporaries even before he was seventeen years old. OCHUKO gained admission into the famous University of Port-Harcourt Creative Art Academy in the early 90’s, where he graduated with an upper honours degree in Visual Arts.
His superlative talent and enthusiasm in his work earned him the Deans subject prize award for “Best graduating student” in Creative Art class of 1993-97 amongst other awards through the years.
OCHUKO is a full time practicing studio artist with Studio/Galleries in Port-Harcourt, River State and Warri, Delta State both in Nigeria.
He has held exhibitions both within and outside, most recently attended ARTMONACO 2013 held in MONACO,.and a member of Society of Nigerian Artists (SNA), Creative African Network (CAN)and Art Professionals Worldwide (APW)

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