Olusegun Adeniyi is a man with the heart for the art. Olusegun, is a prolific blogger, artist-cum-art instructor and a social entrepreneur. He is a versatile multi-media artist, academically trained from University of Benin, Nigeria with a degree in painting (Fine Art). He bagged the best graduating student award for NCE Fine and Applied Arts from Federal College of Education, Abeokuta in 2000. His artistic expression uses a myriad of media including: Painting, Textile design, Mosaic and Recycled art.
Recently, he has been engulfed with the issues of environment and thus channels his concern for environmental sustainability packaged in series of artistic expression using recycled materials as media for visual expression. He engages the kids to create diverse eco-friendly art pieces.

He is committed to the cause of inspiring and championing the next generations of artists and art lovers. He dedicated a blog as a virtual platform for nurturing the kids’ talents and exposure of young budding and promising art talent from Africa to the global audience on: www.artscoutafrica.blogspot.com         ….He also share original art of artistic representation of African lifestyle and traditional cultural heritage on; www.africanartcentre.blogspot.com.
Olusegun shares his art class experience on Kiddies column on Nigeria’s Vanguard Newspaper on Sundays to stimulate and inspire artistic practice and appreciation among the young ones.
He has spent an active years in teaching art at elementary and secondary schools which has spare over a decade. He loves kids and he connects effortlessly with the children and fuel their aspiration to create art through differs platform of artistic engagements, especially at the grassroots. He has presented kids for various art competitions and awards both locally and internationally.
He is co-founder of ART SCOUT, which engages in series of Art Project with the sole aim of nurturing the intrinsic talents of young ones through an ART EDUCATION platform as form of therapy and empowerment. He has volunteer with other organizations for this cause, Children’s Art Village and Volunteer Africa, both US based NGO.
He has been published on quite number of Nigerian newspapers and magazines; and featured on different TV programmes. He lives for Art, and for him, Art is life!
"He is a man for the kids. As a creative instructor of the French Village School Badagry, Lagos, he seeks those 'young at art' wherever they may be. He picks them up. He builds their creative life, and gives them form.
Above statement was an excerpt from a publication about Olusegun by Chris Iwara titled 'catching the young at heART' published on page33 of a Nigerian newspaper, SUNDAY SUN on 22nd May, 2011.
He selflessly seeks to give the kids regardless of their background the chance to self expression and creativity. His life of service as inspired certain individual to make effort in imparting young ones, even when it’s just a child!
His works as an art instructor lives beyond him; you may have a look at his teaching history on the links below:

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