MEET THE ARTIST
Artist SILAS ONOJA
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Art Specialty: Painting - fine art
At what age did you start creating art?
I started art as a child, drawing some funny cartoons and pictures, but I went into art more professionally in 2016 after graduating with a national diploma from the Polytechnic.
How long does it typically take you to create a piece?
It depends on how well detailed I want my art to be, but approximately it takes a week.
What is the price range of your art?
The price range differs in every of my painting. I don't have a fixed price. I determine the price by how much time I put in the piece and how dear it is to me.
What is your favorite quote?
My favorite quote is "the sky is too big for a single bird to dominate it. So do the best you can do and envy no one, and the sky will be your starting point".
Who / What is your artist inspiration?
The artist that I derive great inspiration from is Mr Oswald Uruakpa, and several other artist who devotes more time and passion into art. Other artist that inspire me include Hope Desrey, Clement Nwafor and several others.
What is your favorite book?
My favorite book is " The gods are not to be blamed" By Wole Soyinka.
What advice would you give to new artists?
My only advice to new artist is "perseverance and constant practice".