Jumoke Sanwo

Jumoke Sanwo is an Artist/Lifestyle Photographer out of Lagos Nigeria, A graduate of English Studies from the Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria.

She has had her works exhibited in New York, Brussels, Dubai, Lagos, Sudan, Addis Ababa, Benin, Chad & Ghana. Her work has been published in Local and International Magazines as well as Art Journals. Her works addresses aesthetic concerns as well as concerns on identity, which fosters the discourse on re-imaging the African Continent. She is a member of The X-perspective, Black Female Photographers Association, American Photography Association and Invisible Borders Trans-African Photography group. Her image titled “PELE” was shortlisted for the HIPA 2012 Beauty of light awards in the UAE. She continues to push the envelope with her unique take on the lifestyle of Africans with projects that celebrate the rich cultural diversity within the continent.

  • African Contemporary Photography Auction
    Auction Room, London, May 2014
  • Public Space Exhibition
    Invisible Borders Accra Project, July 2013


  • Spring Exhibition Harlem Post Card Project
    Studio Museum of Harlem, New York , March 2013
  • Invisible Borders A N’DJamena – Institut Francais Tchad, June 2013
  • African Number 2, Photo Projection Exhibition
    Brussell, March 2012
  • HIPA Awards – Presentation Exhibition at the Final Awards Ceremoney
    UAE 2013
  • Addis Photo Festival (Invisible Borders Group Exhibition)
    AU Building Addis Ababa Dec 2012
  • Art Takes Time Square
    Outdoor Exhibition, New York, June 2012
  • New Museum of New York Triennial
    The Ungovernables, Invisible Borders Trans African Photography Project Collective
  • X-perspective Exhibition
    An exhibition of female Photographers at the Goethe Insitute, City Hall, Lagos Nigera, October 2011
  • Beyond Football – Shifting Interests and Identity
  • A Visual Arts Exhibition at the Goethe Insitute, Lagos July 2011
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