Recently…infact, for a long while now, I have been trying to find art schools where I could do some textile design training like tie-dye and batik. Did a bit of it while in secondary school and as an entrepreureship practical course in university. I heard about Nike Art Gallery owed by Mrs. Nike Davis Okundaye. Found out that her textile training school is at Osogbo, Osun State. However, her art gallery could be found at Lekki,Lagos. So last week, I ventured on my journey to find how to go back to my love, ARTS. And my gooodness…..when I went there, I was in tears…..!Oh yes! I saw artworks that made my heart beat with joy!!!! And to my greatest joy, I was privileged to meet Mrs. Davis-Okundaye that day. She was atually having a photo shoot with one of the top magazines in Nigeria. She smiled at me as I ooohed and aaaahed about the artworks in her gallery. There are three floors filled with lovely works of arts. I was specially invited by her to come for an exhibition she was having the next day for some foreign delegates. Went for the exhibition the next day and enjoyed every bit of it! I got to meet the only Female Talking Drummer in Nigeria, Ara. She sure is talented!!!!
Am sure going to do my textile and fashion design soon…..And am serious about it this time. I was so happy with my “journey” that I actually called my Fine Art teacher from secondary school (yay! I still keep in conctact with him…lol!) and he was so happy that I was going back to my love for arts. One day I would share with you all, on my blog, some of my art works from secondary school. *wink*. But right now, enjoy some of the photos I took at Nike Art Gallery.
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