Christian Allison, a Nigerian born artist, is a native of bonny island, Rivers state. He lived a larger part of his formative years in Lagos state thereby making him unified with the western culture including its art and educational system.
He obtained his bachelor’s degree (B.Sc.) from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife.
He went from being an engineer to be a full time studio artist. He has a penchant for art which stems from his unending desire to tell stories and communicate his deep thoughts and ideas by creating two dimensional hyper realistic paintings and drawings on canvas or paper using Chalk or oil pastel, Charcoal and graphite as his most preferred medium.
Christian has been a part of several exhibitions within Nigeria with his paintings further shown in a few more galleries in the country and abroad. A few are listed below:
• Tales from within Group exhibition which held at National museum Lagos Nigeria, 2018;
• Winner, Next of Kin Juried art exhibition and competition hosted by Thought Pyramid art gallery in 2020;
One's guiseGroup Exhibition 19 Nov 2021 - 6 Feb 2022One's guise signifies an external form, appearance, or manner of presentation, typically concealing the true nature of something. This exhibition aims to portray different guises by various artists in figurative form as well as abstract art. Each artist and their work have specifically been chosen for this exhibition due to...