Jude Ifesieh, artist
Jude Ifesieh was born in Nigeria where he studied Fine Arts to graduate level. He has been painting and experimenting on different media, his latest being the modern Batik Technique in Guelph (2012). Jude taught Art as an instructor in Lagos, and has added to his credit several exhibitions at the U.S. Embassy in Nigeria, American Guest Quarters in Lagos, Aina Onabolu Building (National Theatre) Lagos. His workshops/Exhibition was with the Orphanage homes for children (Lagos). The (PLAY ON PLAY) Nigeria/Australia Exchange children Project between Nigeria and Australia, a collaboration with Damien Kamholtz. Batik Technique workshop with David Kibuuka. Jude moved to Toronto in 2011 to study Digital Animation at Centennial College and graduated in June 2014. He has attended residencies in Australia and Vermont with exhibitions of his paintings respectively. Other Exhibitions include the Scotiabank Nuit de Blanche Exhibition in Toronto (2007), YMCA, Cultural Exhibition (2011), The Toronto Public Library juried Exhibition (Sept.2012/Dec.2013) Arts Guild of Scarborough (2012) Nuit Blanche Exhibition (Daniels Spectrum 2013) Jude is a member of the Arts Guild of Scarborough. A recent Exhibition of his works was held on June 16th 2014 (Framing Dames Gallery, 362 Old Kingston Road.) Selected by the City of Toronto. Currently Jude lives in Edmonton where he has continued his journey of love through Art.