This section contains updated information about artists, scholars , museums, professionals, educators and other members of the visual arts community to facilitate professional development.
It includes bursaries funding for artistic projects, notices of residencies, employment opportunities, calls for papers and to submit work to exhibitions and as well as competitions.
Artists’ Professional Development Series (2)
Adenike Adeyemi is a development sector professional with 16 years of experience in non-profit management, enterprise development, education and youth enablement strategies. As the Chief Executive Officer at FATE Foundation, she leads the fulfilment of the organisation’s mission to enable aspiring and emerging Nigerian entrepreneurs start, grow and scale their businesses.
Artists’ Professional Development Series (1)
Adebola Williams is a media entrepreneur, journalist, political activist and motivational speaker. He is the co-founder of RED, which holds high influence media and communication platforms including Red Media Africa, StateCraft Inc. Church Culture, Generation Y! and The Future Project. It boasts of flagship youth media brands like Y! /YNaija.com, Rubbin’ Minds and the Future Awards Africa.
The 2019 National Business Conference
Register to attend the 2019 National Business Conference holding on Thursday, October 3, 2019, in Lagos. Themed "Creating Connections-Building Bridges… Together", and hosted by BNI, the conference aims to provide practical solutions and way forward for businesses and entrepreneurs and present emerging opportunities to harness. There will be connections with quality business professionals and presentations on referrals and networking techniques. In addition, there will industry experts, lectures, business networking and interactions and keynote speakers.
To register, visit https://nationalbusinessconference.com
artist of the month
Segun Aiyesan was born in 1971 in Benin, Nigeria. He studied Electronic /Electrical Engineering at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (1995). Aiyesan is one of the best-known artists on the Lagos contemporary scene. Largely self-trained, portrait and figure studies form a special part of his oeuvre. Aiyesan’s technical proficiency is evident in the subtle rendering of form, mood, and the rich and varied textures of his canvases. Segun Aiyesan has had several solo shows and participated in many group exhibitions in Nigeria, Italy, the Netherlands, South Africa and France.
The second in the Artists’ Professional Development Series held on July 25, 2019, at Freedom Park. The topic was Starting, Incubating and Scaling Businesses led by Adenike Adeyemi, CEO Fate Foundation. Adenike Adeyemi is a development sector professional with 16 years of experience in non-profit management, enterprise development, education and youth enablement strategies. As the Chief Executive Officer […]
To support Nigerian artists, the Society of Nigerian Artists (SNA) in partnership with Freedom Park and The Future Projects is providing artists opportunities to develop their skills in building successful careers. In this regard, the SNA is on a regular basis engaging key professional to facilitate workshops centred on branding, strategic planning, business fundamentals, fundraising, […]
Renowned curator Bisi Silva has died. She passed on at 3:45 pm on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, in Lagos after a long illness. Silva is celebrated for her vision and hard work in inspiring a generation of artists, collectors, students and art enthusiasts across the African continent. She was the founder and artistic director of […]
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