News

Renowned artist and designer, Chief Nike Davies-Okundaye, welcomes new grandchild (Photos)

Internationally known and renowned female designer and artist and the founder of Nike Art Gallery, Chief Nike Davies-Okundaye has welcomed her 11th grandchild.

One of her daughters gave birth recently and the proud grandmother posted photo of her cradling the adorable baby on Instagram.

“My 11th Grandchild, So proud of my daughter and son for this wonderful gift they have given us all” She wrote.
Chief
Nike Davies-Okundaye born in 1951 in Nigeria, is one of the
internationally known and renowned female designers and artists. She was
brought up amidst the traditional weaving and dying practice in her
native village of Ogidi in Western Nigeria. Her artistic skills were
nurtured by her parents and great grandmother, who were musicians and
craftspeople specialising in the area of cloth weaving, adire making,
indigo dying and leather.
Nike
spent the early part of her life in Oshogbo which is recognised as one
of the major centres for art and culture in Nigeria. During her stay in
Oshogbo, her informal training was dominated by indigo and adire. She is
today a proud product of the famous Oshogbo Art School.
 

 

READ
118-year-old woman appointed as Special Adviser in Bayelsa speaks on her appointment

Tireni Adebayo

Tireni Adebayo is the Editor of Kemi Filani News.She has BSC in Mass Communication from the Redeemer's University and M.A in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos (2014 - 2015) where she majored in Public Relations and Advertising and Digital Media.  When she is not writing, she is either listening to music or reading her favorite books.Tel: +2348000000901 Address: Herbert Macaulay, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria Email: [email protected]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Back to top button