O Yemi Tubi
O Yemi Tubi is a Nigerian-born, USA-trained Artist, residing in the United Kingdom. Most of his recent paintings were influenced by the political and social upheaval of the world today and the works of Renaissance artists. Presenting a unique personal style, he believes his art should evoke feelings and go beyond decoration.
O Yemi has exhibited widely, including at the 2021 Global Art Festival Exhibition at the Elisabeth Jones Art Center, Portland Oregon, USA; the 2020 “Women can save the World” International Exhibition by AIAPI, at Trento, Italy; the Art Revolution Taipei 2020 International Exhibition, Taipei, Taiwan and the 2020 “Uttarakhand Art Festival by RangGeet Art Festival, India.
O. Yemi Tubi was the winner of the QC64 Best Show award in the fine art category with his work “GELE (Africans’ Head Wrap): Vintage and Modern Winter 2021. His works were awarded 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th and 6th places in political commentaries in American Art Awards from 2014 to 2019. He was the recipient of the Golden Award in the 2014 Master of Art International exhibition by Margarita Feaks Gallery, UK. He also received a First Round Award with cash in Art Olympia 2015 International Open exhibition in Tokyo Japan. His work was awarded 1st Place Best in Show winner by Tall Sequoia Gallery, Toronto Canada in 2020. His works are one of the top 25 in the Fine Art category of Creative Quarterly Magazine and awarded 100 Best Annual 2019 Fine Arts Award Certificate. His works have been published in several newspapers, magazines, and art journals such as the ART Habens Art Review, Biennial Edition published in Issuu Vol. 49; 2019 MURZE Arts Magazine; Issue 4, January/February Issue 2019 and 2019 Quotes: Inspirational Quotations / Creative Responses’ book.
His works were published in 2020 The March MASS: MATRIARCHY Monthly online Magazine,100 Best Annual 2019 for Fine Arts, Creative Quarterly International Art Magazine. His works were published in 2018 ARTtour International Magazine ATIM’S Top 60 Masters of Contemporary Art. Fine Art America published O. Yemi’s winning works in 2017 Huffingtonpost.com. “World’s Best political Painters” and “World’s Best celebrity Portrait Artists. His interview and some of his works were also published on Africa.com.
O. Yemi is a member of the Fine Art America, the Society of All Artists, AERA –the Association Embracing Realistic Art Circle Foundation for the arts and WCA- World Citizen Artists, and Langley Arts Council International Association of Visual Artists.