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SEE: Nigerian artist Jacqueline Suowari’s ballpoint pen creations

Picture: Jacqueline Suowari, Instagram/@jacquelinesuowari
Picture: Jacqueline Suowari, Instagram/@jacquelinesuowari

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.

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