BUNMI AGUSTO

Born 1999 in Lagos, Nigeria

Lives and works in Lagos, Nigeria

EDUCATION

2020    BA Fine Art, First Class Honours, Central Saint Martins UAL, UK

2019    Erasmus Exchange, Royal Academy of Art The Hague, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021    POLARTICS, 1-54 Paris x Christie's, Online.

 

2020    Everything Good Will Come, POLARTICS, Online.

            Reflections, Central Saint Martins Window Gallery, London.

            Young Contemporaries 2020: Boot Camp Exhibition, Rele Gallery, Online.

            London Grads Now, Saatchi Gallery, London.

            UAL Graduate Showcase, Central Saint Martins, Online.

            On Location, Central Saint Martins, Online.

            Burnt Out, Central Saint Martins, London.

            Squeeze, Karen Tronel Gallery, London.

            Blacklisted: An Indefinite Revolution, Christie’s Education, London.

2019    Women In Art X Street Souk, Harbour Point, Lagos.

            The State of Things, Copeland Gallery, London.

            The Colour of Pain, Imperial College, London.

            Waiting, Central Saint Martins, London.

            Wheels To Water, Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London.

            Xhibit, The Koppel Project Central Gallery, London.

            other on Other's Territory, Central Saint Martins, London.

            Intersect, London School of Economics, London.

2018    POLARTICS, XII Glover, Lagos.

            Age of New Babylon, Chelsea College of Art, London.

 

2017    UAL Black History Month Exhibition, London College of Communication, London.

            Sevenoaks School IB Exhibition, OXO Tower Wharf, London.

RESIDENCIES

2021    PADA Studios, Barreiro, Portugal

HONOURS & AWARDS

2020   Rele Young Contemporaries Bootcamp

           Cass Art Bursary Prize for CSM Graduate Showcase

           Art X Lagos Review

           Longlisted for Rare Rising Stars Top Black Students in the UK

2019   Cass Art Bursary Prize for Xhibit

 

2017   BFA Dean's Scholarship Offer from Parson's School of Design

           Presidential Scholarship Offer from Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design

           Merit Scholarship Offer from School of Art Institute of Chicago

           Achievement Scholarship Offer from Savannah College of Art & Design

           Academic Scholarship Offer from Savannah College of Art & Design

TALKS & LECTURES

2020   Bunmi Agusto & Chukwudubem Ukaigwe: Everything Good Will Come, Artist Talk, Online.

           Rele Young Contemporaries Bootcamp, Artist Talk, Online.

2019   'You+Your Friends' by Isabel Okoro and Mojoyin Durotoye, Panel Discussion, Lagos.

           Didara, Panel Discussion, Lagos.

           'In Our Hands' by Safeen James, Panel Discussion, London.

           Workshop, Day Waterman College, Abeokuta.