Founded in: 2011
+100 artworks in Aworanka
Since its foundation on the day that marks Nigeria’s birth, October 1st, 2011, Alexis Galleries have been engaged in the presentation and dissemination of various forms of Nigerian contemporary styles including; painting, drawing, mixed media, and sculpture. With the aim to strengthen and support the growth of talented Nigerian artists and the ever-vibrant Nigerian Art Circle, the galleries have supported artists in organizing and showcasing their works through numerous exhibitions. The gallery has grown to rapidly establish itself as one of the best in Nigeria; a meeting place for artists, collectors, and art enthusiasts.
About the founder
Patty Chidiac-Mastrogiannis, founder and director of Alexis Galleries, displays her passion for the arts in her commitment to community development by dedicating her gallery and studio space to the development of growing artists, sponsoring and promoting artists in showcasing their works, and donating a significant portion of her proceeds from her exhibitions to charity.
Since the opening of Alexis Galleries Patty has hosted more than fifty exhibitions by Nigerian and West African artists. Patty has been in Nigeria up to 45 years. She arrived in the country January 21st of 1975 and she grew up in Kano.