They ensured the continuation of society,
constituted the majority,
with efforts reflecting dexterity.
Two unique tributes.
Medium: Oil on Canvas
About the Artist
Christie Akinsanya (nee Adekoya) also known as Jibs, is an experienced artist born in Kaduna, Nigeria and grew up in Isale-eko and Surulere, Lagos. She taught fine art at King’s College Lagos, retiring in 2008. She’s also a Yoruba titled leader, the Yeye Otunba Olumodan of Ijebu-Land.
Christie’s works also celebrates Nigeria, its women, culture – particularly the Yoruba traditions -, her faith and fashion. Her keen interest in children is also reflected in her work, where she tries to capture their innocent and genuine expression.