Meet Our Creative Director

Welcome to the beating heart of 21 Street Club - our very own Creative Director, Olanrewaju Abiola! Hailing from the spirited city of Winnipeg, Olanrewaju, or ‘Lanre, as his friends like to call him, is the epitome of what 21 Street Club is all about: a passionate, curious, and energetic soul, eager to leave a lasting imprint on the world. 🎨

Picture a blend of conscious visual languages and innovative designs that speak to the essence of youth and freedom. That’s what Lanre brings to 21 Street Club with his impressive background in Fine Arts and an unwavering commitment to garment making, painting, drawing, photography, and graphic design.

Lanre’s journey is a source of inspiration for all young artists. With a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts from the University of Manitoba, his educational background is rich with art's essential components. But, the shining beacon in Lanre’s artistic odyssey is the array of accolades he has amassed. His work has been recognized with numerous awards, including the Carol E. Mills Memorial Scholarship for Painting and Printmaking, and the SNAP Photo Competition Rising Star Award for Best Student Submission. 🏆

What makes Lanre’s art so enthralling is its evocative depth. His recent solo exhibition “Mascots and Parade” elegantly exposes the notion of self-neglect through metaphorical illustrations of domestic dialogues. With figurative paintings and drawings representing metaphorical interpretations, his art serves as a mirror reflecting the society we live in.

Not just the skill, but the soul - that’s what Lanre brings to 21 Street Club. His masterful eye for design, coupled with his indomitable spirit, makes him the creative genius that will keep you hooked to every visual journey he crafts. 🌌

Are you ready to delve into the scintillating world of Olanrewaju Abiola’s art? His portfolio is waiting for you right here. Unveil the energy, passion, and boundless creativity that define the true spirit of 21 Street Club.

[🔗 Explore Lanre’s Portfolio 🔗]