Contemporary African Art Blog
I am currently doing my first year in Fine Art at the Durban University Of Technology in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. I am interested and inspired by
Contemporary African Tapestry
I have finished my studying in painting and sculpture and I have more than 6 years experience and a lot of finished artworks.
Artist, Conservationist, Zimbabwe Professional Guide, Author
We are exporting African craft from Burkina Faso - drums, masks, jewelry, statues, paintings, home decoration, dressings, leather bags, leather belts,
Owusu-Ankomah b 1956, Sekondi, Ghana. Most popularly renowned for his bold canvases, this contemporary African artist combines traditional Akan, adinkra symbols together with strong-bodied, male figures
This painting falls into the abstract category, it depicts social impact through thick impasto and rigorous brush strokes, the black represents the girls
At Green Grub, we exhibit great works from contemporary Nigerian Artists in the heart of the city, which is located in Maitama,Abuja. Our vision is to
I am an Artist from Tanzania in East Africa. Dealing primarily with oil paintings and traditional Tanzanian relics, my work captures a combination of
Reading this page gave me an insight on what to emphasize on as gap filling activities in the establishment of my organisation's Traditional Women Centre.
African Slavery is a highly emotive subject which continues to affect and impact millions of people the world over.
African Slavery.... Slavery can be simply defined as the activity of having slaves or where individuals are owned by other individuals.
Chris Ibenegbu is a Graphic artist, painter, art educator and educational technologist from the Department of Arts Education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
Amado Alfadni is an Egyptian-born Sudanese visual artist; his work discusses the relationship between the included and the excluded, opening dialogue
The following are some of the African musical instruments used throughout the continent, primarily sub-Saharan:
Marlene Dumas b 1953, South Africa.This extraordinary artist, famous for her figurative work
The African Portal is the gate way to African Art and Culture we promote all African Cultures and display African Art and Ideologies. We professionalize
Biography of Yéro DJIGO I am a photographer and video reporter from Mauritania. For the last ten years, I have been working all around Mauritania and West
Lin Barrie, Artist Statement I graduated after a three year Fine Art Diploma in Printmaking at Durban Art College, with Painting, Ceramics and Sculpture
Recycled art is one of the most dynamic forms of contemporary art in Africa.
Ghada Amer b 1963, Egypt. A contemporary, African-born artist who currently lives and works in NYC, she attained her MFA in painting in Nice, France. She is known primarily for her painted and textural thread art
Valente Malangatana Ngwena (1936 -2011) Born in Malatana, Southern Mozambique, Valente Malangatana Ngwena is Mozambique’s most renowned artist
Prince Twins Seven-Seven, (1944 – 2011) from Ibadan, Nigeria. This multi-dimensional African artist could set his hand and mind to many things.
I am an artist specializing in painting. My main medium are OIL, ACRYLIC, GRAPHITE AND PASTEL. I am a full time, studio artist.
Kingelez, Bodys Isek, (1948 - 2015), b Kinshasa, DRC. As a contemporary African artist, this self-taught sculptor is known for the creation of his fantastical cities..
The Art Company has been working for more than 20 years in Communication through Art, the promotion of Contemporary Art and African artists. In 2017,
Chuu Krydz Ikwuemesi (b. 1967), painter, art critic, ethno-aesthetician and cultural entrepreneur, has a BA (First Class Honours) in Fine and Applied Arts,
Julien Sinzogan b 1957, Benin. Lives and works in Paris. His work is defined by 2 things, Yoruba culture, (specifically Vodun religion) and African slavery.
I use a tachnique called Fire Painting A:What is fire painting? *Fire painting is a technique that incorporates drawing and painting images on paper