AFRICAN MOTHER 2021

THE ENORMOUS AMOUNT OF STRESS AFRICAN MOTHERS GOES THROUGH TO PROVIDE FOR THE FAMILY IS BREATHTAKING, SHE GOES OUT OF HER WAY TO FEND FOR THE FAMILY ESPECIALLY THE CHILDREN, AND WITH ALL THE INCONVENIENCES, EFFORTS AND SACRIFICES SHE'S STILL DEPRIVED OF THE BASIC NECESSITIES OF LIFE;BASIC EDUCATION, SOCIAL FREEDOM, BASIC HEALTH BENEFITS, EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES AND BENEFITS ETC. WOMEN IN AFRICA NEEDS A VOICE

AFRICAN BEAUTY 2021

THE HAWKING CHILD 2021

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DAVIES OLAYIWOLA

Nigeria

"OLA DAVIES WAS BORN IN LAGOS STATE NIGERIA, HAVING GROWING UP ON THE BUSY STREETS OF LAGOS HIS PASSION FOR HUMAN FACES GREW TREMENDOUSLY. OLA HAS ALWAYS BEEN FASCINATED BY IMAGES AND HOW NATURE IS BEING TRANSLATED THROUGH THE EYES OF HUMANS. NATURALLY HE IS ATTRACTED TO BEAUTY. OLA BEGAN PAINTING AS A MEANS OF EXPRESSION. HE EVENTUALLY DEVELOPED A UNIQUE STYLE OF PAINTING THAT DENOTES HIS FORM OF EXPRESSION. HE USES HIS WORK TO SPEAK ABOUT THE BEAUTY AND CHALLENGES OF AFRICAN CULTURES. HE HAS DONE ONE SOLO EXHIBITION AND HAS PARTICIPATED IN SEVERAL GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND WAS PART OF THE CITY BEAUTIFICATION PROJECT IN LAGOS STATE. "

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