George Osodi, is a freelance photographer based in London. He studied Business Administration at the Yaba College of Technology Lagos before working as a photographer for the Comet Newspaper between 1999-2002. He joined the Associated Press in 2002 till 2008.
George Osodi's photographs range between photojournalism, artistic documentary photography and activism. Osodi has covered many assignments for both local and international media, with his photographs published in many international and local media such as the "New York Times," "Time Magazine," Newsweek, the "Guardian of London," "The Telegraph," "USA Today," the "International Herald Tribune," Der Spiegel, Courrier International, VSD Paris, CNN, BBC Focus on Africa Magazine and many more. In 2004 He won first prize for the Fuji African Photojournalist of the year.
He has participated in Several exhibition including the most recently OFFSHORE, Koro Public Art Oslo, 2009, Oil Rich N&N, National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design Oslo, 2009, "Oil Rich Niger Delta" at Martin Margulies, Warehouse Miami, 2008, "Fragile Democracy" National Gallery for Contemporary Art Sunderland, 2008, 'Beyond the Surface', Aix en Provence, 2007, 'Petrodollart', Galerie Motte et Rouart, Paris 2007, 'Oil Rich Niger Delta" Documental 12 Kassel, Germany, 2007, "Lagos URBANreVIEWS," ifa Berlin 2004, "Lagos Bomb Blast" Muson Festival Lagos 2002.
His sole exhibitions include "Paradise Lost", Centre for Contemporary Art Lagos, 2008, "Oil rich Niger Delta," Kulturkiken Skare , Haugesund Norway 2008, "Lagos Uncelebrated" Goethe institute Lagos 2007, "Living the Highlife" British Council, at Nimbus Art centre Lagos 2004, and "Niger Delta Chronicles" Nimbus Art Centre Lagos 2003.
Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Lagos, 2006
University of Wales Newport, United Kingdom, 2005
Nasjonamuseet for Kunst, Artkitektur og Design, 2009