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February 2011

Clinton Junior College in Rock Hill, SC, Offers Works by Dimeji Onafuwa

Clinton Junior College in Rock Hill, SC, is presenting the exhibit, African Heart, American Soil: Paintings by Dimeji Onafuwa, on view through Mar. 9, 2012. A reception will be held on Feb. 21, at 6pm, when Onafuwa will also give a gallery talk.

Nigerian-born artist Dimeji Onafuwa integrates concepts drawn from his native Yoruba language and paints in a figurative-expressionist style. Onafuwa currently lives in Charlotte, NC and is also owner of Casajulie, of a visual communications firm.

Onafuwa’s artistic style is unique. After graduating Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts (with majors in Advertising and Studio Art), he has worked in the industry for over 9 years. He holds a Masters in Business Administration from UNC Charlotte. Onafuwa is represented in Charlotte by Redsky Gallery and in Winston-Salem, NC, by 5ive & 40rty Gallery. His paintings are in private and public collections.

For further information check our SC Institutional Gallery listings, call Marie Cheek at 803/327-7402 or visit (http://www.clintonjuniorcollege.edu/daltongallery.html).


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