Biography

Chidi Kwubiri, born in Umuahia, Nigeria, studied fine arts (painting) at the Art Academy Dusseldorf with Prof. Michael Buthe and Prof. A.R. Penck (Master of Fine Arts [Meisterschüler]).
He has had multiple solo exhibitions in Nigeria, USA, Germany, South Africa, France and the Netherlands. Over the years his works have been shown at the Casablanca Biennale, Morocco, the “Palm Beach Contemporary“, Florida, USA, the UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, GoetheInstitut, Dusseldorf, Germany, OPERA Gallery, Paris and at the 50th Anniversary of the Nigerian Independence at the Nigerian Embassy and Deutsche Bank, Berlin, to name a few. His works were shown at the Venice Biennale (Collateral) in 2015 and at the Dom Museum of Trier, Germany. He is the recipient of several art sponsorship awards.
In 2016 Chidi Kwubiri was selected by MISEREOR to design the important “MISEREOR-Hungertuch” with the title “Ich bin, weil Du bist” (I am because you are) for their global Lenten campaign for the years 2017 – 2018.

Works