YUAG: In-Person Program, Studio Session, Drawing Yorùbá Sculpture

September 16, 2022 @ 1:30 pm
Yale University Art Gallery
1111 Chapel Street
New Haven
CT 06511

Yorùbá master carver Lukman Alade Fakeye (born Ìbàdàn, Nigeria, 1983), the Fall 2022 Hayden Visiting Artist, Yale School of Art, leads an in-gallery drawing session focused on works by the celebrated woodcarver Moshood Olusomo Bámigbóyè (ca. 1885–1975). A sixth-generation carver of the Fakeye dynasty, Lukman guides participants through the five individual steps of carving. Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Bámigbóyè: A Master Sculptor of the Yorùbá Tradition. Generously sponsored by the Hayden Visiting Artist Fund and the Martin A. Ryerson Lectureship Fund.

Materials will be supplied; space is limited. For our current vaccination and mask requirements, visit https://artgallery.yale.edu/hours-and-directions.