Ephraim Urevbu was born in Warri, Nigeria where he attended Yaba College of Art. After immigrating to America in the late 1970s, Urevbu earned his BFA and MFA from the University of Memphis. He founded Art Village Gallery, on South Main Street in downtown Memphis, TN where he played a lead role in the establishment of the vibrant South Main Arts District and the monthly art walk which is approaching its 18th year. His work has been featured by the New York Foundation for the Arts, Travel World Magazine and The North American Travel Journalists Association to name a few.
Urevbu's work is widely collected and can be found in corporate and private collections nationwide.
What is the Art Village Gallery?
The Art Village Gallery is a gallery that caters to artwork from Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Southeast Asia. Its mission is to educate and connect the Mid-South community with exotic works of art from talented, but unknown artists living in developing countries. The Art Village Gallery is a fine art gallery and event space located in downtown Memphis on South Main Street. The gallery was a pioneer in establishing the South Main Arts District. Art Village Gallery has 4,000 square feet of event space on two floors. The gallery specializes in exhibitions, events, and services, such as interior design consultations as well as corporate and private art leasing.
Learn more: https://www.artvillagegallery.com/
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