Although an indigene of Ikorodu in Lagos State, he was born in Ibadan, Oyo State Capital on the 6th day of February, 1948. He is a Master painter and portraitist, a veritable storehouse of creative genius. He has participated in various art competitions in which he won prizes. He is a teacher indeed, who had lots of art students pass through his wealth of experience. He trained at Ahmadu Bello Univeristy Zaria, specializing in paining, he taught Art at Kings College and later Yaba College of Technology, where he was the Director, The School of Art and Painings and Deputy Rector of the College.
Oshinowo has taken part in several on man and joint exhibitions globally. His works can be found in many public and private homes around the world.
He is a receipient of the National Productivity Order of Merit Award of the Federal Government of Nigeria in 2004.
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