Abiola Idowu is a dedicated artist of more than 30 years, and he has made many sacrifices to dedicate his life exclusively to art. Sacrifice is the act of giving up something valued for the sake of something else more worthy or important to you. Time, energy, comfort, and enjoyment can be denied for the sake of something bigger. This is sacrifice. In this collection, Abiola explores the idea that sacrifice is the pathway to success. Hard work, vision, dedication, focus, and consistent alignment with your purpose are all products of sacrifice.
About the Artist
Abiola Idowu is a multidisciplinary artist. He came to Canada from Nigeria (via Ohio) in 2018. Prior to coming to Canada, Abiola worked briefly with a sculptor in Zanesville, Ohio and continued his own practice. He has been in North America for eight years, and in this time, his work has been featured in thirteen exhibitions, including eight solo exhibitions. He now calls Brampton his home, and he is proud that it embraces him as an artistic icon. He received the 2021 Art Acclaim Award celebrating artists who have achieved national and international recognition. In Canada, he has created several public art installations, and he is currently working on a bronze memorial statue of Kitchener’s beloved Mel Brown, a project led by THEMUSEUM.