For My Daily Bread

Umeh incorporates some texture into this painting as he focuses on the women folk and their value in the society.  His central theme hinges on the role women play as homemakers.  Three women with trays on their heads stand side-by-side waiting, expectantly for their customers.  Umeh portrays their individuality/personality by inserting them in between the […]

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artiste Umeh Bede Lagos, Nigeria

Umeh Bede Ifeanyichukwu was born on the 12th of February 1965 in Jos Plateau State, Nigeria. Umeh enrolled into the famous Yaba College of Technology Lagos where he graduated with a Higher National Diploma (HND) in painting. He worked briefly as an illustrator with Arbil, an advertising agency in Bodija Ibadan before retiring into full-time […]

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Umeh incorporates some texture into this painting as he focuses on the women folk and their value in the society.  His central theme hinges on the role women play as homemakers.  Three women with trays on their heads stand side-by-side waiting, expectantly for their customers.  Umeh portrays their individuality/personality by inserting them in between the curtains.  Women, even in contemporary times engage in various trades and ventures to maintain or support themselves and their families.

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