Born in Lagos, Nigeria, Tariq Oliver has lived in Africa, Europe, and most recently, North America. In the wake of his father's passing in 2021, Tariq unearthed a profound connection to art. Specializing in painting, he navigates canvas with purpose, translating the struggles of humanity into evocative visual narratives. His mediums include acrylic, oil pastel, charcoal, pencil, and oil pigment sticks. Each brushstroke resonates stories of truth, adversity, and strength. His work resonates powerfully through vibrant and emotive figurative abstract compositions.