Godwin Archie-Abia was born in 1965 in Eket, Akwa Ibom State in Nigeria. Archie-Abia is a full time studio artist of nearly two decades of practice, with many solo art exhibitions and nearly ten group art exhibitions. His work is in the collection of Tin Can Island Port (NPA), FSB (Int. Bank), Allen Avenue, Chartered Bank, Allen Avenue, Lagos Port Complex, Cadbury Industry, Dangote Group, Covenant University Guest House and he has exhibited atAntick Gallery (1995), Archbishop Vinning Memorial, 1996, Didi Museum Art Centre, 1996 and Nimbus Art Centre, Ikoyi, Lagos. He owns Win Arch Gallery in Ikeja.
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Antick Gallery, Archbishop Vinning Memorial,Didi Museum Art Centre, SW Ikoyi, Lagos and Nimbus Art Centre, SW Ikoyi, Lagos.
Tajudeen Sowole, After Bone-Collage, Archie-Abia Goes 'Graven' Painting, The Guardian Newspaper, Sunday August 14, 2016; Ogozino Ogozino, Bone Collage, Archie Abia, Marches on with arts. Daily Times, Friday April 15, 2016; Tajudeen Sowole, How Abia is driving Art Restoration, Preservation, The Guardian, Sunday, Oct 25, 2015; Olusegun Adeosun, On a crusade for the arts. Tell Magazine, Jan 28, 2013
Godwin Archie Abia