Sidney Osioh hails from Sapele in Delta State, Nigeria. He received his professional ducation at both Ogwashi-Uku polytechnic Delta State Where he holds a National Diploma ( N.D ) in painting and general arts and the prestigious Colourist School, Auchi polytechnic Auchi, Edo State where he graduated with a Higher National Diploma ( H.N.D ) 2011 and 2015 respectively.
Sidney received a certificate of participancy from both the society of Nigerian Artist ( S.N.A ) and the annual life in my city art festival ( LIMCAF )2012 and 2015.
He retired immediately to full-time studio practice after a year service to his nation as a member of the National youth Service Corp ( N.Y.S.C ) at Zamfara State Nigeria, after his service to the nation he relocated to Lagos where he acquired the skill in stained glass painting at Mike Ikobi’s Studio in 2016.
In the later end of September, 2016 Sidney experimented on a style he later developed into what he calls “ SKINDO “ Skindo is a style in painting or drawing and aims at lightening and enlightening the inner mood and feelings of its viewers.
On the 10th of March, 2008 he participated in the first edition of Next of kin an annual group exhibition held at thoughts pyramid gallery Ikoyi, Lagos Nigeria. In 2018 his works were exhibited in the West-African Annual International Art Fair ( Art X ) in Lagos Nigeria .
Furthermore, his works was shown in the 2019 Sogal Art Auction in signatures Beyond Art Gallery in Lagos. Sidney Osioh currently lives in Lagos as a Full-Time Studio Artist.
Sidney Osioh is a visual Artist, who have developed an identity in the art industry which he calls skindo Art which enable the artist to express his thought through colors, lines and images.
I believe Artistic greatness has nothing to do with class, Age but total commitment and dedication to work and prayer.