Cover of the artist Johnson Uwadinma
Profile picture of the artist Johnson Uwadinma
Johnson Uwadinma


Johnson Uwadinma is a contemporary Nigerian artist known for his paintings and installations that feature tessellating hues and multiple textures. Uwadinma's work is characterised by an interest in truth, morality, memory, history and the never-ending intrigue of human co-existence. His work is defined by past and present experiences as well as current events. Uwadinma studied art at the University of Port Harcourt graduating with a BA and an MA in 2005 and 2013 respectively. He received the First Prize of the NNPC/EPNL Sponsored World Environment Day Art Competition in 2005. Uwadinma has exhibited extensively in several group exhibitions and has had three solo exhibitions