Black history month was a few weeks ago. As it was celebrated, discussed and observed, I had found myself diving head first into creating digital illustrations of successful and historically impactful women that have been revered specifically in Nigeria. The reason behind this is because the whole theme is kind of a trigger for me. … More 13 Inspiring Nigerian Women to Read up on…
Do you remember the first time you were introduced to a Disney princess? Do you remember how much you sang along as they frolicked away on your screen, full of color and wonder and the right amount of magic that has kept the child in you mesmerised up till today? Ah, what I would give … More Traditional Nigerian Bridal Looks Inspired By Disney Princesses
There are many artists that I admire. One is Laolu. How he carries a story with symbolism and contrast is just epic. Another artist I love is David H. Dale. My sister and I had the chance to ‘study’ in his studio for a short time a long time ago. He introduced us to watercolor … More Heart Rock…
Women. I paint them, sculpt them, still trying to understand them. Which is funny as I am one myself. But I think that is the beauty of us, the ladies. As we are all different, there is always another way, another view, another perspective on how the world works or feels. But one thing that … More Strong Shoulders, Heavy Heads, Soft Hearts: How I made my Contemporary Wall Art.
In August 2017, I got an email that opened something for me. I got accepted to be part of Culture Days in London, Ontario, where I could display an art piece of mine. This email came at a time I was struggling. Looking to find my purpose in life and just what path I should … More Nothing New Under The Sun.
Happy New Month, everyone. I hope you had a wonderful Easter. Mine was busy as I was making some postables from some of the hearts I made for my Queen of Hearts Project like the one featured in this postable. I also just signed up for a pop-up event and realised that I don’t have … More Busy Busy Easter.
Happy new month. March came in quickly and didn’t come alone. Snow and chilly winds got me all snuggly in bed as I watched the Ten Commandments and Prince of Egypt for like the 100th time for each. It was the type of day to just relax, have a cup of hot chocolate and catch … More A Gathering of Hearts
‘Black Heart Man‘ by Bunny Wailer was a song that played quite alot when I lived with my mom. I never really listened to the words but hummed along as it filled the living room and she danced away to it. It seems quite ironic to dance to it now that I am older and … More Black Heart Woman
The weather has been dreadful. The sun has been shy lately, hiding like a child, eagerly waiting to be found but still wants to win their game of hide and seek. And while listening to Ruby Gyang’d new song, Oya Dance, I must say that I miss warmth. Growing up in a tropical country, Nigeria, … More Sand in the Cracks of My Heart