Contemporary African Art Blog
While the focus of this site is contemporary African art, I believe it is essential to understand what has gone before...
I am based in Cape Town South Africa. I studied in Cape town and Kwazulu Natal. I work in Ceramics, in cement and I paint and draw, I also digitally
In Africa, rich and diverse cultures exist from country to country
Contemporary African pottery is characterized by an eloquence of form and a finesse of finish that one does not generally expect in a vessel of utility.
Contemporary beading in Africa takes on many forms..
Bogolan mud cloth
African Slavery is a highly emotive subject which continues to affect and impact millions of people the world over.
Basket making in Africa is an ancient skill that has survived to this day.
The following are some of the African musical instruments used throughout the continent, primarily sub-Saharan:
Dela Anyah’s multifaceted practice examines the history and decomposition of discarded objects within local vulcaniser shops, exploring rebirth and identity
In his new body of work, Kingsley Otu, a social documentary photographer, examines the lives and livelihoods of Tarkwa Bay Island, a fishing community
African masks are possibly the most admired and well known art form of Africa. They are both idea and form
In Africa, beads have transformed and elevated the ordinary
Shogo Olalekan Uthman is a digital artist born and raised in Nigeria. At the esteemed University of Ilorin, he earned both his B.Sc. and. M.Sc. At a
Joshua is a seasoned conceptual creative with over half a decade of industry experience, encompassing diverse dimensions of art, including photography
Contemporary African Art is difficult to categorize just as singularly defining 'art' in the 21st Century is virtually impossible.
Pottery traces the very thread of existence of Africa’s inhabitants.
Ebenezer Agboola spent his entire life in Nigeria, where he was born and raised, before relocating to the UK. By experimenting with lens-based, photographic
Mobolade Aregbesola is a Nigerian born digital artist, where he lived all his life before moving to the U.K In his search for creative endeavours, he
Our Africa-gallery specializes in Ethiopian tribal art, collects and sells tribal used art from all over Africa and especially from Ethiopia. Our Gallery
Kente Cloth, Ghana
Baho is an African registered clothing brand that means Live'. Created this brand as a way of expressing hope among Africans through fashion. Baho is
I am a self made artist inspired by nature. My paintings are done on canvas, fabric and any other material. Having grown up on the outskirts of the
contemporary african textile art
Ben Onuorah is a Fine Artist (painting and drawing) and Computer Scientist. He had his art education at Yaba College of Technology, University of Nigeria,
Adorn Home is an Eco Sustainable Home & Lifestyle Store based in Nairobi, Kenya. We create beautifully designed pieces by utilizing the earth, foliage,
African clothing commonly refers to the traditional clothing worn by the people of Africa.
Abu-Bakarr-Mansaray b 1970, Tongo This unique artist from Sierra Leone is a fabulously individualistic designer and inventor.