“Akirash” Olaniyi Rasheed Akindiya

Originally from Nigeria, Olaniyi R. Akindiya known as Akirash is a multidisciplinary artist. For the last 15 years, he has International Awards, Grants, he has been featured in more than 10 solo shows, 80 group exhibitions, 48 performances, 20 artist residencies, he is one of the invited international Artist at ongoing 12thEdition of Dak’art biennale, he has been invited in many higher institutions has visiting Artist and has been written about in more than 100 articles and publications. He has created exhibitions in Texas, New York, Tanzania, South Africa, England, Canada, Ghana, Nigeria, Netherlands, Namibia, Russia, and Germany to mention few. Since 2012 he has been living in Austin.


Immigration / Emigration 2015/2016




Austin, TX USA