Abadi-a-ingo(oceans rich treasures)
by Pamela Cyril-Egware
(Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria)
Pamela Cyril-Egware is a textiles and fashion designer. She is a senior lecturer at the Department of Fine Arts & Design, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.She has published in reputable journals nationally and internationally and have exhibited in group and sole. She has also had several fashion shows. She is a member of the Society of Nigerian Artists, Textile society of America, Female Artists Association of Nigeria and many more. Pamela has designed created a successful textile design of identity for the Nembe people of Bayelsa state in Nigeria which she called Abadi-a-ingo which means ocean's rich treasures. Her philosophy in art is to promote and document the cultural heritage of the riverine communities of Bayelsa state on textiles for posterity, tourism, industry and economic development.
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