Women Series: Women Entrepreneurs - The Nigerian Textile and Art Industry With Nike Davies-Okundaye
The business of Fashion and Arts in Nigeria projects the beauty and creativity of the African culture.
On this episode of the Women Series anchored by Ayomide Oguntoye, the Women Entrepreneurs Series, the Iconic Mama Nike of Nike Art Gallery, provides further insight on her journey into the business of fashion, arts and the prospects for the Nigerian Textile Industry.
Artist and Designer Nike Davies Okundaye has given workshops on traditional Nigerian textiles to audiences in the US and Europe for over 2 decades. While she is known for her colorful batik and paintings that offers a modernist gloss on traditional themes, she was brought up amidst the traditional weaving and dying practiced in her native village of Ogidi in South Western Nigeria. Her fame as an artist and teacher has taken her all over the globe.
She is known for her iconic statement 'Behind Every Successful Women is Herself'.