Omenka Gallery is a leading art gallery in Nigeria and Africa, representing a fine selection of established and emerging contemporary Nigerian and international artists working in diverse media.
With a particular focus on ensuring sustainable presence for Nigerian and African art within a larger global context, Omenka participates regularly in major international art events like; The Armory Show, New York, Docks Art Fair, Lyon, Art Dubai, UAE; the Joburg Art Fair; Cape Town Art Fair; Cologne Paper Art; LOOP, Barcelona; the Art14 and 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, London.
Omenka also offers to its esteemed clients a range of advisory services including appraisals, collections management, training and professional development, art finance, as well as industry reports and due diligence. Our in-depth knowledge is drawn from our diverse backgrounds built over 13 years, running and managing one of the leading galleries on the continent, consulting for other important galleries, auction houses and museums, and participating in prestigious events all over the world.
In association with Revilo, Omenka has an active publications programme and produces exquisite catalogues with informed, scholarly texts to accompany its schedule of solo, group and large themed exhibitions, through which it stimulates critical thought and discourse centred on contemporary art development in Nigeria, as well as Africa and its diaspora.
Also produced in association with Revilo, is a magazine of the same name, Omenka, widely recognised as Africa’s premium art, business and luxury-lifestyle publication. Omenka’s focus also includes the emerging Art Finance industry in Africa and is published as a quarterly print, a digital edition and an app, as well as across a dedicated, easy to navigate website, optimised for mobile devices.
Through its well-tailored content, Omenka aims to position Africa as the hub of an increasingly globalised world by stimulating interest in art from the continent as an asset class, while cultivating taste and defining emerging trends in contemporary visual culture.
The gallery is located within Enwonwu’s home in Lagos, which lends to its historical and cultural significance. It consists of an exhibition area and a second space, housing one of the finest collections of the artist’s works.