Young Nigerian artists have been making great impacts in recent years, thanks to the power of social media that promote their works.
Some of them are also great recyclers who created their amazing pieces from discarded materials or items that were known for other purposes.
In this report, Legit.ng will be showing five of those young Nigerians whose works gave us unimaginable beauty.
1. Kelly Omodamwen
Omodamwen became an instant celebrity in 2020 when the installations he created using spark plugs went viral on social media platforms.
Speaking with the media, the man revealed that the lockdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic gave him an ample time to work on his crafts.
2. Abinoro Akporode Collins
Collins is another talented Nigerian artist. He reused cutlery like spoons and forks to make beautiful sculptures.
People praised him when they saw some of the great portraits he made. There were those who jokingly said he would make cutleries scarce in homes.
3. Kyrian Arinze
The Anambra-born artist recycled old newspapers and mashed them into a beautiful photo of Akon. The way he achieved his colours is amazing.
The American superstar acknowledged the Nigerian man's effort days later and reposted the piece on his official Instagram handle.
4. Bamaiya Danladi
Popular Nigerian mural artist, Bamaiya, honoured Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala when she became the WTO director-general.
5. Fredrick Omoniyi
Fedrick first gained wide social media attention when Don Jazzy paid a good sum of N300,000 for his artwork after seeing it online.
Days after, the young man deployed his painting skill into recreating the cover page of Davido's A Better Time album.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a young Nigerian artist wowed people with the beautiful pen drawing he made of Wizkid. The man said he was happy the work came out well.
He also revealed the drawing was the outcome of more than an 800-hour dedicated hard work of using a coloured pen to flesh out the Grammy award winner.
The artist, therefore, asked people to support his craft and retweet the post so that the musician can see the amazing piece.
Source: Legit Newspaper