Go on exchange, Meet local artists•AUSTIN - PFLUGERVILLE , TEXAS•English, Yoruba
Olaniyi was born in Lagos, Nigeria. He earned his first BSC degree in BIOCHEMISTRY from the University of Agriculture Abeokuta Nigeria (1991), going on to study Fine and Applied Art at Institute of Textile Technology Art & Design Lagos (1995). He now lives and works between Lagos and Austin Texas.
Olaniyi is a recipient of the Innovative Artist Award by CORE fund of Austin 2018, MAAA 2017, Pollock Krasner Foundation Award 2016, Santo Foundation 2015, Commonwealth Connection Award UK 2011