Nigerian artist to present painting to Obama

Ifeoma Mary Ejiogu is a Nigerian artist known for her painting works of world leaders.

One of her major works, a group portrait of American presidents from George Washington to Barack Obama, is currently being promoted to the world with the aim of making an official presentation to President Obama at the White House.

The artwork, titled; The Legacy of our Time, an 88 x 66 inches (colossal size) oil on canvas painting, was completed in 2014, by the art historian and mother of five, from Abuja, Nigeria.

She is determined to present the work which she describes as her artistic impression, and passion to highlight the unique political system being practiced in the USA.

In a press release, the artist stated that the showcase of leaders create a placard of exemplary political history for exultation, which is intended to improve the political culture of other nations.

The graduate of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, who is currently in the United States, is making efforts to gain official recognition of her work by the White House, with the aim of securing its protection as well as strategic placement for public views.

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By: Lord Kweku Sekyi/Freelancer

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