Chinwe Chukwuogo-Roy

Chinwe Chukwuogo-Roy

Chinwe Ifeoma Chukwuogo-Roy MBE was a visual artist who was born in Ondo, Nigeria, and spent much of her young life in Ikom on the Cameroon border before moving back to the family home at Umubele in Awka. She lived in Britain since 1975. Her paintings, prints and sculptures are predominantly figurative, in the genres of portraiture, still-life, landscape and narrative subjects. She won international attention in 2002 for being only one of two Nigerian artists to have been allowed to paint official portraits of Queen Elizabeth II. Chukwuogo-Roy was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire in the 2009 Birthday Honours. ... more on Wikipedia

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