Stephen Adéyemí Fọlárànmí Phd, artist and lecturer in the Department of Fine & Applied Arts, Obáfémi Awólówò University, Ilé-Ifè with a focus on drawing, painting and mural decoration. Stephen has attended several conferences on art related issues both within and outside Nigeria. He is a member of ACASA, CAA,  ArtPowa, African Literature Association, ALA, Nigerian field Society, and has served as the Public Relations Officer of the Society of Nigerian Artists, Òsun state (2004-2006). Stephen has participated several art exhibitions within and outside Nigeria. His research interests include Yorùbá Art Studies/African mural Art, and Architecture. His articles have been published in journals and conference proceedings including chapters in five books. He was a recipient of the first Höffmann-Dozentur für Interkulturelle Kompetenz at University of Vechta, Germany for the 2008/2009 session, and currently a Post-Doctoral research Fellow at the Department of Fine Arts, Rhodes University, South Africa.,