SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 2017

Ima Mfon, Blue Sky Gallery, Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts, Portland, OR
Nigerian Identities, Rick Wester Fine Art, Inc., New York, NY

2016

AIPAD Photography Show, Rick Wester Fine Art, Inc., New York, NY
Diverse/City, Month of Photography Los Angeles, Santa Monica Art Studios, Los Angeles, CA
Find Us on the Map, Rush Gallery, New York, NY

2015

PULSE Miami Art Fair, Miami, FL

Designing Future, Lagos Photo Festival 2015, Lagos, Nigeria

SVA Gramercy Gallery - “FUSE” - New York, NY

LensCulture Emerging Talents Exhibition, San Francisco Camerawork Gallery, San Francisco, CA

FRESH 2015, Klompching Gallery, New York, NY (July 2015)

Nigerian Photography, Photographic Museum of Humanity (online)

 


COLLECTIONS

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA

 

AWARDS

2015

LensCulture Emerging Talents Awards 2015 Winner - Nigerian Identity

Monochrome Awards 2015, 2nd Place Portrait Winner - Nigerian Identity

 

EDUCATION

2015

MPS, Digital Photography, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

2011

BA, Business Administration in Management Information Systems, Minor in Photojournalism, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2014- Present

Owner, Ima Mfon Photography, New York, NY/ Lagos, Nigeria

 

SELECTED PUBLICATION AND PRESS

2016

The Guardian Life Magazine (October 23, 2016), cover image.

VICE Sports UK (May 27, 2016): “The Manchester United Shirts of Nigeria”

Popular Photography (March 22, 2016): “Black and White Portraits: A How-To Guide,” Peter Kolonia.

2015

American Photo (November 6,2 015): “Picturing Africa’s Future at Lagos Photo Festival,” Jeanette D. Moses, reproduced image.

OkayAfrica (October 22, 2015): “This Striking Nigerian Portrait Series Challenges Viewers to See Beyond Skin Color,” Patrice Peck.

CNN (August 12, 2015): “Being Nigerian in America”

PDN (July 8, 2015): “What’s a Nigerian Identity,” Jamie K. White.