Olalekan Jeyifous

Crown Ether by Olalekan Jeyifous
Photo: Andrew Jorgenson

Jeyifous is a Nigerian born, Brooklyn-based artist and architect. His work in public art, installation, drawing, collage and design explores the past and potential futures of urban environments. For Project 1, Jeyifous will create a monumental sculpture referencing the historic and contemporary challenges of housing discrimination and the inequities of urban life.

He has a BA in Architecture from Cornell University where he experimented with the application of computer software to create art, design and architecture. After graduating, he served as a senior designer at dbox before pursuing public art, teaching and architecture commissions full-time.

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