David Obi (b.1980) is a Norwegian based contemporary Artist. His passion for art started at the early age of 5. He has always loved art and craft, growing up as a kid. He question feelings and emotions on people's face and their life try to reflect them on his work.
David work in different varieties of medium to create his paintings. From watercolor, oil,acrylic,ink and gouache. His work are often abstract, figures,portrait,landscapes, conveying huge layers of bright and strong colors with a lot of details and meaning.Capturing the complexities of people's emotions and inner nature are among his favorite topics.
He grew up in a multicultural environment in one of Africans most populous city in Lagos, Nigeria. David moved to Sweden in 2011, in a small town called Karlskoga.And later moved to live in Gothenburg. There he was inspired and fascinated by the architectural structure and beauty of the entire city, Gothenburg.
He has painted and exhibited several pictures from Gothenburg, the city he called my ( second home).
David has exhibited his work in major galleries and Library's in Oslo, Karlskoga, Stockholm, Gothenburg, and has featured in several public and private collections.
Currently living in Oslo, Norway where he has his new studio at Gamle Fornebu Kultursenter (GFK)
2004 Yaba college of technology, Diploma in General art, Lagos, Nigeria
2017 RiverCity Gallery, Samlingsutställning Haster, Göteborg
2017 Fornebus Spenstige Kunstutstilling, Samlingsutstillingen, Oslo
2016 RiverCity Gallery, Separatutställning, Göteborg
2014/2015 RiverCity Gallery, Samlingsutställning, Göteborg
2013 Mind and face expression, Frölunda kulturhus, Göteborg, Solo
2013 Kultur vid vattnet, Frihamnen, Göteborg, Solo
2013 Älvstadens Konstförening, Göteborg, Solo
2013 Swedbank Wieselgrensplatsen, Göteborg, Solo
2013 Galleri VG22, Göteborg, Solo
2012 Scandic Foresta, Stockholm, Solo
2012 Spring Aid Exhibition, Göteborg, Solo
2011 Karlskoga Bibliotek, Solo