“The beauty I see everywhere inspires me to paint reflections of my thoughts and ideas.” Nigerian born Omogboye currently works from his studio in Johannesburg, South Africa. Solomon is a prolific artist with a style that has become well known, loved and highly collectable. His subject matter comes from observing ordinary people whom he portrays with bold, gestural painting. Solomon’s skillful use of colour, creates layered impasto surfaces from which images such as this beautiful portrait emerges.
Nothing is more beautiful than the innocent gaze of a child. To be cherished and protected, this image is a reminder of the vulnerability and exquisiteness of youth.