When talking of where to find amazing artworks in Africa, Nike Art Gallery will always top the list of places that come to mind because of the unique artworks found there.
This gallery which has attracted several tourists from the other parts of Africa and international scene to Nigeria was founded by Chief (Mrs) Nike Davies-Okundaye.
She spoke to us about importance of textile and her career journey
In our chat with her at the launch of Creative Youth Community Development Initiative (CYCDI)’s project titled “Solution 17”, she explained how important it is for parents to support their children who are passionate about artwork, in her words “art is life and life is art”
The Nigerian textile and batik designer, who despite not having any formal education has lectured at Harvard University as well as become an international sensation shared nuggets from her experience on how young artist can excel in their chosen art niche.
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