Taofeek Badru is a multimedia artist whose oeuvre ranges from work done in Textiles using acrylic threads to create hand embroidery , sculpture, and installation.
Badru earned a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts both in Textile from Obafemi Awolowo University, ile ife, Osun State, Nigeria. A signature element of his works is his use of imagery and symbols from African wall murals and fabrics, most especially Adire Eleko fabrics, in creating works that have gone on to adorns private homes and institutions both in Nigeria and abroad.
Badru has participated in several successful joint exhibitions, art fairs and a solo exhibitions. He s a recipient of many awards and was part of LIMCAF 2017 top 4 artists sponsored to 13th Dark art Biennial in Senegal by professor El Anatsui. Badru has been able to assert himself in the Nigeria’s creative space through the development of his unique style and constant experiments by creating linear abstracts and figurative works to evoke his ideas and feelings to the viewers.