We are super excited to be featured in whatshotlondon. Thanks to Eddie Saint-Jean for the Interview on our owner. Click link below to read more. http://whatshotlondon.co.uk/african-art-an-interview-with-gallery-owner-jennifer-akinsuyi/
I really like it when I stumble across things without planning for it to happen. Happenstance is the word I’m looking for:) I was leaving an art event in Klosterstr Berlin and I noticed some art works in an unusual space that looked like the foyer of an office, which I later found out was the
Tola Wewe is a visual artist from Ondo State in Nigeria and was born in 1959. He trained and graduated with a degree in Fine Arts from the University of Ife, Osun State in 1983. He then went on to obtain a Masters degree in African Visual Arts from the University of Ibadan, Oyo State
Anthony Bumhira graduated from the National gallery of Zimbabwe arts school, the B.A.T Visual Arts Studios. After graduated in 2005, he was selected to be an artist in residence at the same institution for two years.
Moving around and admiring pieces of art from the portraits of prominent Zimbabwean exhibition and the Born Free young artist exhibition at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe , a one legged old man on crutches with the kindest eyes approached me and asked me where I was from. I smiled and looked into his eyes
I was first made aware of the works of Ndidi Emefiele by my sister in laws sister, who works in an African Contemporary Art Gallery. During our discussion on the growth of Contemporary African Art, she introduced me to the unique works of Emefiele and suggested she is an artist to watch and one to have