J. Fagbamiye is a Nigerian Canadian artist that currently lives and works in Toronto, Ontario. As a multi-disciplinary artist, Jibola uses a wide range of tools, both digital and traditional media including oil, charcoal, acrylic, 3D design modeling and silk-screening. He combines digital design with traditional painting, drawing influences from propaganda poster art and graphic novels. He uses a hybrid of graphic design and illustration to he create a subversive style that fuses historic pop imagery and contemporary cultural iconography to create his version of pop art. Using familiar imagery of cultural icons to celebrate history and also to present a reflection on society, inviting viewers to question their presumptions on consumerism, culture and normality.
He has exhibited in multiple galleries in Toronto and his work was recently featured on CP24. He’s influenced by artist like Sheppard Fiery, Roy Lichtenstein, Frank Miller and Andy Warhol.