- Marcellina Oseghale Akpojotor has exhibited a marvelling form of artistic talent
- The visual artist creates eye-catching and outstanding artworks using Ankara fabric waste materials she gets from Nigerian tailors
- Her art is one that goes to demonstrate that waste materials are not useless and can be transformed into something amazing
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A Nigerian lady is driving the campaign that waste fabrics that are usually dumped or thrashed are of importance in a beautiful artistic fashion.
Marcellina Oseghale Akpojotor, as a visual artist, makes nice artworks from Ankara waste materials she gets from tailors.
Marcellina's art, according to a post on Linkedln by Kemi Adeyemi-Wilson and reposted by the Ankara fabric artist, is described as sustainable art which is aimed at transforming waste fabric materials that should ordinarily be used as landfills into a recycled work of art.
The recipient of the Ronke Ekwensi Art Fellowship & Residency is not a newcomer in the fascinating world of arts.
Her 2015 masterpiece tagged 'Tobi' was the official cover for Cyprian Ekwnesi's 1961 novel titled JaguNana that was later republished by the Penguin Random House under their Modern Classic series.
Marcellina's works have received a great promotion in art exhibitions in the United States by writer Ben Bosah and also featured in his book titled 'The Art of Nigerian Women.'
Man gives life to non-living objects with amazing artworks, photos go viral, many say they look so real
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a young Nigerian lady wowed social media with a beautiful painting of a couple.
On Tuesday, February 16, the lady shared photos showcasing her amazing painting of a black couple in native wear. It looked like their traditional wedding day.
The second frame has her proudly posing beside the artwork as she held her iPhone in a selfie pose.
Her work received much love on the bird app, gathering over 66,000 likes and more than 10,000 retweets as at the time of writing this report.
Victor Duru is a Legit.ng journalist with more than three years of working experience in the media industry. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Management Studies from Imo State University, where he was a Students' Union Government Director of Information. Victor is a Human Interest Editor, Strategic Content Creator and a Google-certified Digital Marketer. Connect with him on Twitter @DuruCVictor2