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Njideka Akunyili Crosby Wins Macarthur 2017 “Genius” $625,000 Grant

Figurative Painter and daughter of late Dora Akunyili, Njideka Akunyili Crosby is among the 24 winners of the 2017 MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship. Typically awarded to around 20 American artists, academics, writers, and scientists each year, the grant is given to “talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a […]

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, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, daughter of late Dora Akunyili, sold her painting for over $1m – breaking personal record!

In  November 2016, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, daughter of late Dora Akunyili, sold her painting for over $1m – breaking personal record! Her 2012 painting titled, “Drown”, surpassed the initial estimates of selling between $200,000 and $300,000. It sold at $1,092,500! At least 11 persons bided for the piece but it was eventually sold to an […]

Ooni Of Ife Annual SouthWest Final Year Student Business Idea Competition – How To Apply