GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS: NIGERIAN VISUAL ARTIST EXCEEDS 72 HOURS MARK MARATHON PAINTING CHALLENGE
Written by Tunde Adeyemi on November 1, 2023
Nigerian lawyer, visual artist, and makeup artist, Oyinlola Adeyinka Odumewu, who is on a mission to become the next Guinness World Records title holder for the longest painting time by an individual has surpassed her set target of 72 hours mark.
Lola Mewu popularly called who is at the Safe House on Adeola Hopewell Street Victoria Island, Lagos state began the quest on Saturday, October 28th, 2023; hitting the time mark at 7 pm on October 31st.
She however decided to continue painting to exceed her initial set target; to beat 70-year-old Belgian painter, Roland Palmaerts who has held the Guinness World Records title for 10 years.
Palmaerts, in October 2013 was certified as the Guinness World Record holder for the longest painting time by an individual following a marathon painting exercise that lasted from October 3rd to the 5th 2013 in Arches, France.