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 […]
The Society of Nigerian Artists (SNA) in collaboration with the Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON) launched a 3-part programme themed Music Meets Art, comprising of an art exhibition, an award dinner and art auction. The initiative was an avenue to celebrate the ties between both forms of creative expression. The 22nd annual festival of the Musical Society […]
About Music Meets Art The relationship between music and art is an inextricable one and has existed for many centuries. Artists have always celebrated minstrels and singers in paintings and sculpture. Indeed, in traditional African society, the masquerade which is the highest form of creativity embodies music, dance, costume, performance and art – sculpture in […]
On July 27, 2018, the national executive of the SNA paid a courtesy visit to Prof Yemi Osinbajo SAN, GCON, the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to discuss partnership initiatives to rebuild our nation for not only the present but also for future generations of Nigerians. Areas outlined include : A structure befitting for the […]
The Studio, A Journal of Contemporary Art and Theory is peer-reviewed, and is published twice a year by the Department of Fine Art, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. The Studio publishes contributions which are the results of explorations of studio practices, based on established miscellany of methodologies in all areas of the visual arts. Articles […]
The Society of Nigerian Artists, Plateau State Chapter cordially invites the general public to the opening of an art exhibition titled ‘Reawakening’. The exhibition opens at 11:30am on March 22, 2018, at the Exhibition Hall, National Museum, Kaduna.
To mark the International Women’s Day, The Female Artists Association of Nigeria, in collaboration with Nike Art Gallery Lagos invites the general public to her International Annual Art Exhibition titled ‘Press for Progress: Women Move On’. The exhibition runs from March 8 till 13, 2018, and opens at 4pm.
From Saturday, March 17 till 31, 2018, contemporary Nigerian artist Richardson Ovbiebo will present an exhibition of sculptures and installations titled ‘Between Realms’. The exhibition will hold at the National Museum, Onikan, Lagos, and opens at 2pm.
Genesis Art Gallery, Osogbo cordially invites the general public to ‘Risorgimento …of Osogbo and African Art’, an exhibition of works by contemporary Nigerian artists to mark the official opening of the Genesis Art Gallery Complex. The exhibition opens at 10am and runs from April 7 till 16, 2018.
From March 8 to 13, 2018, to mark the International Women’s Day, the Female Artists Association of Nigeria in collaboration with Nike Art Gallery presents her annual International Art Exhibition themed ‘Press for Progress Women Move On’ at the Nike Art Gallery, Lagos. The exhibition opens by 4pm.