Original Art: Njideka Akunyili

Njideka Akunyili

Nigerian artist Njideka Akunyili creates arresting works of art using a number of tools and materials.  Layered in Akunyili’s pieces you can find a blend of acrylic, pastels, colored pencil, collage and image transfers.

Njideka Akunyili

Just as impressive of the work, Akunyili’s resume should not go unnoticed.  The artist was a graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and has participated in Artist-in-Residence programs at the Studio Museum in Harlem and the Bronx Museum.

Njideka Akunyili

It is always wonderful to discover an artist who communicates through a unique style, and Akunyili truly achieves that with the collage of images that form the structure of each piece.

Njideka Akunyili

Visit Akunyili’s site to explore a full catalog of work, and to find out about upcoming exhibitions >

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