ARTISTSCONNECTNG recently hosted an array of young and creative artistes who came together to showcase their works in an environment which afforded the artistes to explore different mediums like pencil, biro ink, and charcoal to convey their arts.
Held at Lekki Leisure Lake resort, Arinze, one of the artists, made a wonderful portrait of President Muhammadu Buhari which looked very real. Others made drawings of their favourite celebrities.
Seyi Alabi, a contemporary artist, showcased a piece titled Hope, which portrays an African child bringing her heart, a way of raising awareness for children with heart related ailments. Celebrities like Solid Star, DJ Spinall, Toby Grey, DJ Jimmy Jatt, Selebobo, Viktor, Tobbinator, and others graced the event.
In his speech, Mr Frank Momoh, President, Frot Group revealed that it is the goal of ArtistsConnectNG to provide a platform for ambitious and aspiring artists to showcase talent and technique; while subsidizing prices of materials, in order to develop and promote quality and ingenuity in the new-generation artist guild in Nigeria.
According to the convener of ArtistsConnectNG, Ken Nwadiogbu, aka Kenart, the strategy was to engineer social connectivity and build motivation, by bringing together a mix of personalities, artists and artistes while bringing recognition to these visual artists and artworks.
The event which was sponsored by Frot Group had visual artists like Arinze, Ayo Filade, IsimiTaiwo, Raji Bamidele, Alex Peter, Ken Nwadiogbu, Foladavid, Olumide Oresegun, Oscar Ukonu,