Samuel (b. 1982) in Edo State, Nigeria, lives and works in Lagos. He intially started working in furniture in 1999, and harnessed his experience to become a full time artist working in burnt wood paintings. He has been commissioned for projects from the Concord Hotel and the Kilimanjaro restaurant in Nigeria.
Samuel Alfa – Head of State (2019)
Samuel Alfa – Head of State (2019). Samuel Alfa illustrates exaggerated features of the human body on wood carvings. This technique was initally brought to light by the great Ghanian Artist El Anatsui and Samuel Alfa is a student of his art. Samuel’s works are highly collected by galleries and museums alike for the past decade.
- Samuel Alfa – Head of State (2019)
- 100 cm X 150 cm
- Burnt Wood