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Okeowo Mayowa John: A creator with magic hands



Swami Vivekananda says "All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark." This is the case of many Nigerian youths.

However, meet Okeowo Mayowa John who has defied this to create the past, present and future with his bare hands.

He ditched the wish of his family to study Law and go after Fine Arts.

Hear what he has to say about that "I can't deny the fact that I have faced a lot of challenges but God's faithfulness and the joy emanating from drawing and sculpting has kept me going."


He is currently a Higher National Diploma student of the Ibadan Polytechnic.

"I also had a very strict lecturer who could make your interest wane but I was totally not going to be separated from my love for this art" He further divulged.

He affirmed that art as made him meet people he never thought he would ever meet.



His first commission work in 2017 was a work of sculpture titled 'Humanity,unity and culture' at Osun state university Ikire campus.

We won't be wrong to say that Mayowa is a god. Creativity lies in the hands of gods.










Mayowa can be contacted via:


Email: realmayorart@gmail.co

WhatsApp: 08095365576

Instagram: @mayowa5576

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