african artist

Finding Kelly John Gough

Striking, was the first word I associated with Kelly John Gough’s work, a capetonian artist who paints on the raw backdrop of wood panel canvas. Art, with it’s varied perspectives, deep meanings and diverse interpretations sometimes…

Ugandan Artist, Benon Lutaaya

We’ve read so much about this Ugandan artist who moved into paper collage because of poverty. His story is a moving tale of resilience against dreadful difficulties, and much like his life, each one of his artwork is…

The Return Of Ojo Agi

Another fantastic (re)discovery (special kisses to Cassie Daves), Ojo Aji, a Nigerian born self taught artist whose work provoke’s a second glance. Ojo Agi initially went off the grid sometime in 2012 after a major collaboration with Alex…

Inspired By Popular Culture, Dawn Okoro

  Dawn Okoro is a Nigerian American artist whose paintings features bold, color saturated, sensual portraits of beautiful black women. The theme of her work embodies one’s search for identity through brands and trends with images depicting young…