iToronto , Ontario, CA
Jibola Fagbamiye is an artist and an entrepreneur who lives in Toronto. He runs a social painting studio called “Sip and Paint”. Born in Nigeria, Jibola started illustrating at a very early age, and published his first comic at the age of 15. He studied Digital Design and Animation at Seneca College, and he also has a BSc. in Economics. Jibola’s work involves digital painting in combination with traditional media such as oil painting and silk screening. Jibola uses familiar imagery of cultural icons to celebrate history and also to present a reflection on society, inviting viewers to question their presumptions and paradigm of normality. Jibola has exhibited in multiple galleries in Toronto and his work was recently featured on CP24.