Tunde Akinniranye's work is rooted in traditional and contemporary artistic expressions, exploring media ranging from thrown pieces, slab work, coil and more recently installation.
With a degree in Industrial Design, specialising in Ceramics from Nigeria’s foremost art institution, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in 1986. With a successful and long career as a ceramicist and as an art tutor, Tunde's art has evolved and articulated a cultural fusion of techniques, ideas, purpose, practice, social experiences and a multitude of new creative and cultural impulses. More recently the fusion of tradition and Modern into the creation of KORA.
For over ten yeas, adult education and teaching mixed abilities students vocational and non-vocational courses, as well as business enterprise opportunities, has been the primary area of excellence. Tado Ceramic Studios teaches art and ceramics to a mixed ability groups of learners. We plan and deliver a quality learning programme based on individual student needs, abilities, background and experience.
Having gained and developed a variety of teaching methods and strategies to enable learners to maximise their potential and develop confidence in their ability to learn independently and in a group over the years, including extensive experience gained from exhibitions in various galleries and art centres, we continue to transform our students into ceramic artists.
Tunde is also aware that students and adults have different ways of learning, depending on their particular aptitudes and experience, and that in order to encourage them to learn, it takes an investment of time and emotion.
To join one of our classes, please visit the Contact Us page.