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Samuel Omanchi

Wyoming, Michigan

Sam graduated in Purchasing and Supply from the university of Jos, Nigeria in 1992. Growing up in a Nigerian society where the style of social and artistic expressions are peculiar, yet very interesting, Sam developed a passionate interest in depicting these images. His experimentation with colors is unique and captivating. He is a self-taught artist who has worked very hard over the years to develop his skills. He works in a variety of media, which include watercolor,acrylic,oil,and charcoal and recently incorporated wood carvings into his paintings. Sam has held a series of successful,high profile exhibitions in Nigeria where art is beginning to gain more appreciation. He has shown his work at Bayard art gallery in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is now working toward future exhibitions. When not creating art, his principal interest is spending time with family and friends. and loves to golf. He currently resides in Wyoming with wife, Kimberly, and daughters, Alayna and Oliana.

Samuel's ArtPrize Entries

These are Samuel's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.

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    Ancestral Homeage

    2011 ArtPrize Entry Samuel Omanchi
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