Nigerian Bead Art Workshop with Artist Oluwaseyi Awayomi
December 16th, 2023 | 11AM – 2PM
The Africa Center at Aliko Dangote Hall (map)
1280 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10029
*Due to limited capacity registration is required
Nigerian Bead Art workshop presented by Harlem Needle Arts and The Africa Center featuring artist Oluwaseyi “Shayee” Awoyomi.
Shayee is an artist steeped in the Nigerian traditions of her Yoruba background and parents that developed her artistic express at age 8. Shayee is a fifth generation Adire artist sharing folklore through textile and performance. Additionally, Shayee is well versed bead art, reverse applique, quilting, wood carving, batik, , and metal work. Shayee’s talents stem from being immersed in art from both her mother Chief Nike Davies Okundaye and her father the late Twin Seven Seven.
The workshop is FREE and all supplies are included.