Monthly Archives: January 2020

31 Jan 2020

Artist-in-Residence Programme

CALL FOR ENTRIES: THE LAGOS CREATIVE PROJECT 2020 Initiated by The Ben Enwonwu Foundation in partnership with Alliance Française Lagos/Mike Adenuga Centre, The Lagos Creative Project focuses on experimentation and new possibilities in painting and sculpture, two mediums celebrated African pioneer modernist artist, Ben Enwonwu excelled in. The residency also welcomes work in all areas of the visual arts and is open to artists of African and French descent. It seeks to foster cross-cultural ties and exchange between African countries […]

06 Jan 2020

Remembering Chief Aino Ternstedt Oni-Okpaku

We regret to announce the death of the Chair of our Board of Trustees, Aino Ternstedt Oni-Okpaku, aged 82. She was also the founder and Director of Lagos-based art and craft gallery, Quintessence. A traditional chief of Ogotun Ekiti, a title she received for selfless service during former Nigerian President, General Ibrahim Babangida’s Better Life for Rural Women programme, her legacy also hinges on her work at the Erubodo Foundation, a charity she established more than twenty years ago. Since […]