Born in Lagos, Nigeria, ’Segun Olude attended Methodist Boys’ High School Lagos. After moving to Canada, Segun joined one of Winnipeg’s leading design firms in 1994, after graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, Graphic Design Major, from the University of Manitoba. ’Segun also holds a National Diploma in Fine Arts, from the School of Art, Printing and Industrial Design of well-known Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, Nigeria. He completed all course work for the ISDP-MA at Syracuse University and graduated with an MFA in Graphic Design program at Vermont College of Fine Arts, Vermont, USA.
Currently, ‘Segun Olude runs a collaborative graphic design studio, Indigo Ink Studios, and teaches part-time as a Sessional Instructor at the University of Manitoba’s School of Art. His professional portfolio includes various editorial and magazine design, corporate identities, event branding, web design, commemorative postage stamps for Canada Post, and the event branding and collateral materials for TEDxWinnipeg since 2013.
‘Segun is involved in various professional and community organizations in Canada and participates in an annual non-profit, faith-based rural community development mission with his wife. 'Segun also teaches various professional development courses each year in Canada and Nigeria, including personal storytelling and visual presentations to high school students on immigration, integration and multiculturalism, through Historica Canada and Passages Canada.