One of the most talked about artist in Nigeria; Tola Wewe has produced an impressive body of works with themes derived mainly from Yoruba tradition.
He graduated from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) in 1983. He obtained his master's degree in visual Arts from the University of Ibadan.
A former commissioner for art and culture, Wewe has had several solo exhibitions and has participated in many succesful group exhibitions across the continent. His paintings are in large numbers of private collections in Nigeria and abroad.