Founded in: 2015
+50 artworks in Aworanka
Founded in 2015 by artist and art entrepreneur, Femi Williams, Iwalewa Gallery of Art is a diverse range of human activities in creating visual, auditory, or performing artifacts (artworks), expressing the author’s imaginative or technical skill intended to be appreciated for their beauty or emotional power. Iwalewa Art gallery displays beauty in the form of sculptures, paintings, motifs, collages, and more. It is situated in Chevy view estate in Lagos, a serene environment that breeds peace.
About the founder
Femi Williams was born on January 22, 1982 in Zaria. His father was a renowned printmaker and textile designer who achieved recognition locally and internationally. With ancestral roots in Osun State, Femi Williams grew up in Benin where he was exposed to art as a way of life. His father’s artistic practice and academic career in addition to his mother’s enterprising nature played an integral role in making him who he is today: an artist and entrepreneur. Growing up Femi was taught to respect the diversity of culture and his personal studies have taught him that culture is the true custodian of every art form.