West African artist Akirash at National Art Gallery

This intriguing rough tapestry by Akirash’s is currently on display at the National Art Gallery.The National Art Gallery announced that a selection of works by the Nigerian American artist Olaniyi Rasheed Akindiya Akirash is currently on display at the gallery.
Introducing the multi-award interdisciplinary artist, the gallery said Akirash is somewhat of a dusty-foot philosopher, having travelled the globe and inspired communities with his art works and art performances.
Born in Nigeria, Akirash discovered his passion for art and performance as an adult and gave up a career as a pharmacist to pursue his calling to become an artist.