Meet the 2017 ArtBall Artists


Laolu Senbanjo

Laolu Senbanjo is an artist, musician, human rights lawyer, and activist. His work was featured heavily in Beyoncé’s Lemonade, and his works on body, charcoal and wood are memorializing Yoruba culture.

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Ify Chiejina

Ify Chiejina is a visual artist and educator based in New York City. Her Expressionist-influence portraits reflect the Nigerian customs and traditions she grew up with. 

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TAFA

TAFA is an award-winning artist based in New York City. His abstract oil paintings are depictions of social and political movements and is also known for his paintings depicting music and sports events that portray the activity and energy of being there yourself.

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Akwetey Orraca-Tetteh

Akwetey Orraca-Tetteh is a New York-born visual and performance artist. His body of work spans across painting, performance, and 3D engineering that aims to depict what the artist calls "psycho-surreal modes of being."

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Akirash

Akirash is an artist known for his colorful, large-scale mixed-media sculptures, paintings, and performance art pieces.

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