Art + Illustration

My Africa

We’re loving this My Africa project by Nambowa Malua and Gabrio Amadhila, of daily life in an African village. It looks ready for a comic or picture book! These simple illustrations speak of community, cleanliness (which is next to …

Malua goes Native

Namibian artist, Nambowa Malua, stuns us with his beautiful illustrations. His style is beautiful, and quite unique. I’m particularly impressed by his illustrations of native Africa, if I can say that generally. See them below. See more of his …

With Love from Brittany

The surprising and interesting finds you come across on Etsy shops! These prints of artistically drawn Black women from With Love from Brittany are simple and beautiful. Via SuperSelected …

MonchiCards

These greeting cards and posters by Nyanza are just beautiful. Each is a close up pop art of a beautiful Black woman. See some below: “I’ve been drawing for such a long time, and I’ve always wanted to depict everyday …

Massogona Sylla

I’ve become more and more interested in collages lately, and recently came across artwork by Ivorian artist, Massogona Sylla. Her collages and art are so integrated it’s hard to see which is pasted and which is drawn on. She …

Lilian’s Appeal

The first thing that inevitably jumps at you when you view this collection by Paul Sika is the color. The absolutely vivid color. The collection seems to be a mix of photography and digital art. You could see some as …

Collages by Alexander Ikhide

Alexander Ikhide‘s collages are a mixture of native Africans, nature, science, and so many different themes. It’s an interesting mixing pot. Using the medium of Collage I am exploring different themes and ideas that pertain to my cultural identity …

Art by Folasade

Folasade Adeoso is an internet sensation. She’s well known as a model, but not as many know how talented she is as a digital artist. I was surely and pleasantly surprised when I saw her digital collages. I realized …

Well of Hope – Illustrations

These illustrations by Lukasz Kowalski are fine examples of how design and art can be used as a strong medium for advocacy. They were developed for The Well of Hope, which is an organisation dedicated to helping impoverished African …

Solomon Adufah

Solomon Adufah is a talented Ghanian-born artist. Believe it or not, he is self taught! His comments about his work shows how much his art work is a part of him. His works capture your attention immediately with their vivid …