nigerian artist

With Love, Illustrated Dreams | Claire Idera

For Eniola Claire (popularly know as Claire Idera), the dream was to be a model, artist and business woman. Eventually, as a fashion savvy lover of art, she found her feet in the middle, illustrating her interpretations of fashion.

Weekend Mashup No. 02

Mashed up in-between events at social media week Iyoba, An Editorial by Asiko for Blanck Magazine We’ve always thought Asiko‘s work to be exceptionally striking. His photographs are distinct and have a certain exclusivity to them that only…

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…

Ndidi Emefiele’s Art

It starts with the smallest thing: a bit of your attention as you walk past the TV and your eyes catch something interesting on the evening news, then you memorize that little piece of information so…

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…

ART: Njideka Akunyili Takes Us On An Ethnic Art Journey

“My art addresses my internal tension between my deep love for Nigeria, my country of birth, and my strong appreciation for Western culture?” Nigerian born, U.S.-based artist Njideka Akunyili started college planning to be a doctor, but left…