Jacqueline Suowari’s artworks are inspired interpretations of human identity and emotions.
With a ballpoint pen, ink and acrylic on paper Nigerian born and based artist and draughtswoman, Jacqueline Suowari, is expressing her worldview and influencing perceptions one striking portrait at a time.
Suowari studied Fine Art at the University of Port Harcourt in Nigeria and has showcased her work in Miami, USA and her home country. She has also been featured in a variety of African publications including Chukwuemeka Ben Bosah’s book, The Art of Nigerian Women, which is a compilation paintings, photographs, drawings and sculptures by Nigerian women around the world.
Her latest exhibition titled, Now I Wear Myself showcased in Abuja, Nigeria between June and August. Suowari combined portraits, installations and performance art to create a visual experience that personifies her journey to self-actualisation and coming into consciousness of individual identity. The showcase as a whole portrays her message, that “like a dream, we might be unable to recall exactly what happened but are able to carry on after a sensation.”
Take a look at more of Jacqueline Suowari’s work below.