Layo Bright was born in Lagos, Nigeria in 1991. She received her LL.B (Hons) from Babcock University in 2014, and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2015. Bright has partaken in several group exhibitions including Art Salon at The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Lagos; Reality Check at Sotheby’s Institute of Art, NY; Between at the Skybridge Art Space, NY; and Growing Pebbles at Sleep Center, NY. She works predominantly in the 3D realm, video, performance and sound. She is a recipient of the International Sculpture Center’s 2018 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award, and a recipient of the Beyoncé Formation (Runner Up) Scholarship. She is currently based in New York, and teaches part-time at The New School .