Jimoh Buraimoh

Jimoh Buraimoh

Chief Jimoh Buraimoh, born as Jimoh Adetunji Buraimoh is a Nigerian painter and artist. Chief Buraimoh is one of the most influential artist to emerge from the 1960s workshops conducted by Ulli and Georgina Beier in Osogbo,Osun state, Nigeria. Since then, he has become one of the most well known artists from Osogbo. Early Life and Education Jimoh Buraimoh was born in Osogbo, Osun state, Nigeria in 1943 into a Muslim family. He attended the 1960'S workshops conducted by Ulli. He also was a lightning techniian in Duro Ladipo's theater. Career Jimoh Buraimoh's works merge western media and Yoruba stye and motif. Jimoh Buraimoh is credited to being Africa's first head painter when in 1964, ... more on Wikipedia

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