Onyinye Ubah

finding treasures in junk and waste December 31, 2020 – Posted in: Arts, Showcase

Unsure of what was ahead of me but I decided to make a move. I started the year 2010 with a lot of disengagement and distractions. Five years down the line, I began trying out a lot of experimentation and exploration on the use of environmental waste.  I worked on mixed media paintings with the use of environmental and discarded materials. My hands were always working on window blinds, canvas, clothes pieces, acrylics, junk metals,…

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TURNING HEADS WITH A THREAD December 12, 2020 – Posted in: Arts, Showcase

It began one day, quite unplanned. Thoughts began to spin in my head and then I tried to put those thoughts into action. There are things no one teaches you. They come natural. All of a sudden, you see an idea knitting in your head. You begin to put one and two together, and then boom! There you are watching an idea take shape. Thread painting is a style I developed myself. I found myself…

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Uchennaya: The Beauty And Her Painting Brush December 1, 2020 – Posted in: Arts, Showcase

I would rather sit around sketching my fantasies than actually help do house chores. That was how indulged I was in my art as a child. Chinelo, my sister, and I would sketch houses and people as kids and that was our own little way of having fun. It was a priceless memory of my childhood. In my junior secondary school, fine art was the only course I enjoyed going for and would of course,…

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