Johnson Ocheja is a self taught Nigerian artist born in Kogi State from an Igala speaking community. He moved to Kaduna State in his early years and graduated from Kogi State University with a Bachelor's degree in Statistics. Living in two different states with different beautiful stories and culture and also different political, religious, ethnic, identity and racial issues uses art as a tool to tell these stories and also talk about issues affecting his community.
He currently lives and works in Kaduna State, Nigeria.
My inspiration basically comes from the things I see and how I feel about things: the people, my environment, I feel the environment is speaking and it's my duty as an artist to respond.