About the Artist

DSC_7555Chuba Oyolu Ph.D. was born on the 28th day of July 1982 in Enugu, Nigeria. He grew up in Lagos in a close-knit family as the last of 5 children. He moved to the United States in 2000 and has since gone on to earn a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh, a Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering both at Stanford University. During his academic career, Chuba has been named University Scholar (3 times), Class Valedictorian, Patent Inventor, Siebel Scholar, and member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Chuba has a variety of deep interests and is especially passionate about art in all forms, blues guitar, science, creative writing, fitness (strength training, martial arts, swimming), and the beautiful game (soccer). He remains a devoted Arsenal fan even through the many recent barren premier league “trophy-less” years.

Chuba developed an interest in the fine arts in early 2007 during a time of transition between Pittsburgh, PA and Stanford, CA. He is a huge Michelangelo fan and also has big admiration for Leonardo, Jonathan Ive, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Chuck Close. Chuba also loves to play both electric and acoustic guitar, and appreciates the musical brilliance of Jimmy Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Albert King, John Mayer, Bob Dylan, and Alicia Keys. Currently, he lives a simple and unassuming life in San Bruno, CA.

Contact email: chubaoyolu@gmail.com
instagram handle: @chubaoyolu
Facebook Page: Chubanator
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15 thoughts on “About the Artist

  1. Its beautiful work. So excited about this side of u.. And very very proud!

  2. Everything is fantastic-looking forward to seeing more!

  3. I didn’t know you were a fan of FLW. We will have to take a trip to Falling Water next time you are in Pittsburgh.

  4. Wow,it’s all abit intimidating but feel very proud of you, you were always one of the ‘brainy bunch’ even at the start.
    Welldone Chuba,may your star continue to shine ever brighter.
    Very nicely done.

  5. I like the new look of the site Chuba. I thought of you this week in Rome looking at the wonders of Michelangelo-La Pieta, St Peters Basilica, Sistine Chapel,etc

    1. Thanks Jr… I Knew that as a fellow Gunner, you would appreciate my ranting in the “Sports Central” page. Oh, and speaking of Mary and her son, I am planning to put up my rendition of the iconic statue in the near future… Stay tuned. Have fun in Rome and do send pictures.

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  7. chuba, congratulations, you doing well, may God continue to crown all your efforts with success

  8. Gone through every inch of the portfolio..nice one couz…U wont cease getting me inspired!..Proud of u…

  9. Uncle Chuba you have always been and inspiration for me. Keep up the good work. Well done!
    Your niece

  10. Well done Chuba. I’m so proud of you!

  11. It is such an honour to know you, I salute your achievements, very expected.

    1. Appreciate the kind words man. Awesome to have my best buddy from high school on here.

  12. This is lovely. Thanks chuba

    1. Thank you for the kind words, and thank you for stopping by!

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