Paintings by six Nigerian artists will be on view at Alexis Galleries this weekend. The exhibition titled Faces and Places opens on Saturday, April 21, 2018. The opening ceremony holds from 5pm to 9pm at 282 Akin Olugbade Street, Off Idowu Martins, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.
The group exhibition, put together by Alexis Galleries in collaboration with Empire Jane, will feature 12 paintings with the images of the works printed on pillows which will be given alongside the paintings.
The participating artist are: Joseph Bidemi, Seye Morakinyo, Adedotun Fashina, Adeyemi Uthman, Oyelusi Olasunkanmi and Afeez Adetunji.
The gallery owner, Patty Chidiac Mastrogiannis, during a press briefing in Lagos says; “I’m proud of these artists who are showing because they paint from their heart” adding that the talented artists have been consistent and “their works can be found on the walls of private individuates and public collection both home and abroad.”
For the artists, the use of colour is important and often explosive. For this show, it’s all about colour, versatility, skill and overall interesting works. The exhibition runs till Saturday, April 28.
The exhibition is supported by Pepsi, Delta Airline, Amarula, Nederburg, Cobranet Internet Service Provider, Cool FM, Wazobia FM/TV, Cool FM/TV, Chocolate Royal, Arra Wines, The Avenue Suites, Art Café and The Homestores Limited.
About Alexis Galleries
Alexis Galleries is an exquisite gallery situated in the heart of Victoria Island, Lagos. An exhibition venue for artists of all ages to exhibit their works with price ranges from lowest to highest.
That is why art enthusiasts love Alexis Galleries, where abstract art meets practical applications. Promoting local artists, the gallery offers a range of artworks at reasonable prices. After you pick up that perfect gift for someone back home, relax with a drink at the onsite cafe.
“We have always thought that the Nigerian artist could be put on a greater pedestal and Alexis Galleries has tried in its own way to support the ever vibrant Nigerian Art fraternity, with milestone results. Alexis Galleries has, in its seven years of existence, supported artists in the promotion of their works and organisation of exhibitions with them.”
To make enquiries about our events, whether as an artist or as a sponsor, email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Empire Jane
Empire Jane was established by Joanne Boer in 2013 out of passion to promote proudly made in Nigeria products. The images of the paintings printed on pillows which will be given alongside the artworks was initiated by Empire Jane.
They produce item such as home ware and gift items with a global, well-traveled feel. All their items are exquisitely designed; and exceptionally made by local artisans.