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  • AFRICAN FASHION COMES TO LONDON: DAY 2 HERE WE GO!!

    AFRICAN FASHION COMES TO LONDON -  BBC NEWS DAY 2 HERE WE GO!! After a fabulous Official Opening of AFWL 2015 yesterday with exquisite designs from our Designers from around the World  and Models strutting our Runway. We simply can't wait for you to discover the amazing Creatives we have showcasing today at the Olympia and Yes!! We are set and ready for you all.  From Designers, Exhibitors, Models, Brand Ambassadors, Face of AFWL, #TEAMAFWL  are all here and We are ready to Read more...

  • ONE MORE DAY TO AFRICA FASHION WEEK LONDON

    ONE MORE DAY TO EUROPE’S LARGEST CATWALK EVENT CELEBRATING AFRICAN DESIGN, TALENT AND DIVERSE ETHNIC INFLUENCES AT OLYMPIA WEST. Africa Fashion Week is an exciting event which champions new and emerging designers who are inspired by the rich culture of Africa and incorporate this heritage into their contemporary design. Come and discover a unique and fashion-forward showcase. With daily eye-catching runway shows and vibrant exhibitions, this 2-day event brings together fashionistas and Read more...

  • Share Your Creative Tips

    This is very true for many creative people we have come in contact with and we understand "the need to learn more" so we  decided to launch a campaign called: “Share A Tip” for creative people out there who might be looking for certain answers or techniques in their different creative fields.We understand that sometimes being a creative person in whatever field requires skill, time, extra hard work and sometimes, just a random tip from someone else who has been there before. This can Read more...

  • AFRICAN FASHION WEEK LONDON

    COME AND DISCOVER 100 DESIGNERS AFRICAN INSPIRED DESIGNERS ATAFRICA FASHION WEEK LONDON 2015  This summer, London Olympia will be transformed into a stunning showcase of African-inspired design.   Highlighting a unique and fashion-forward catwalk collective; daily eye-catching runway shows and vibrant exhibitions, this 2-day event brings together fashionistas and industry professionals from around the world to Europe’s largest and most important African-inspired fashion event.  Since Read more...

  • Team Fest Africa Astute Professionals Brunch with Alibaba and Others

    The Brunch With Astute Professionals held on Friday July 19, 2015 at the Morning Side Suites at 200c Etim Inyang Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos. The brunch kicked off with an introduction by Joseph Adamu, principal of Olsen-Decker Limited, creators of Team Fest Africa. Mr Adamu spoke about the idea, the event and the purpose behind TeamFest Africa which is to provide an avenue to help business owners; established and start-ups, grow their businesses. In contrast, business owners of whatever Read more...

  • 54artistry Recruitment Initiative - Style A Celebrity

    Ever dreamed of working with a Celebrity Hairstylist?  54artistry partners with International and Multiple Award Winning Celebrity Hairstylist Ugo Igbokwe of Make Me Beauty Place to find someone with amazing hair styling skills.  Can you style a celebrity? To participate,  Register on www.54artistry.com  Upload your best hairstyling works and use ‘Make Me Beautiful’ as your project name.  Entry closes 18th July, 2015 Follow @makemesalon  and Read more...

  • Get Ten Percent Discount to Exhibit to Over 5000 Investors Courtesy 54artistry

    Hello, We have a massive opportunity for those interested in taking their brands to the next level!. In our commitment to empower creative Africans, we are partnering with Olsen-Decker (a registered corporate organization dedicated to promoting, planning and managing iconic events) for the Team Fest Exhibition slated for August (7-9). This exhibition is one of the biggest exhibitions to happen in Lagos Nigeria. At the exhibition you will; Connect to 1+ Billion potential Ideas Exhibit to 5000+ Read more...

  • Fourth Set of Winners Emerge in The 54artistry Reward Initiative

    Fourth set of winners have emerged in the 54artistry Reward Initiative N200, 000 giveaway. These projects have been carefully selected based on creativity, likes, views, comments and ratings. The Four Winners for this fourth week are: 1.      Moyosoreoluwa Aiyekitan, Writer Project Name: Skittles Project Description: Is love the most powerful force? And if it is, is it stronger than death? If love never dies, what happens when our beloved dies? Maybe love can slip through the grip death. Read more...

  • Third Set of Winners Emerge In The 54artistry Reward Initiative

    We are proud to announce to you the third set of winners for the 54artistry Reward Initiative N200, 000 giveaway. These projects meet the required criteria. The Four Winners for this week are: 1.      Moyosoreoluwa Aiyekitan, Writer Project Name: Thunder Project Description: Sometimes the walls are invisible. It doesn't mean that we are not trapped behind them. Link: http://goo.gl/eDQ2u5    Moyosoreoluwa is a painter; with words she paints vivid pictures on the canvas of the mind. She Read more...

  • 5 Things People Always Misunderstand About Photography

      Photography, as a vocation, is one of the most popular and most commonly written about vocations at the moment. It has immense popularity with younger generations and has spread as a hobby for smartphone owners. This boost in popularity can be attributed to various apps and social media websites that are focused on easy sharing and simple, digital, premade editing solutions that usually come in the form of template settings. I personally believe that this is great for photography as a whole. Read more...

  • N200, 000 Giveaway, Get Rewarded For Your Creativity

    Are you an African Photographer, Model, Artist, MUA, Fashion Designer/Stylist, Writer, Graphic/Web Designer, Event Decorator, Interior designer, Architect, Caterer, Hair Stylist, Charity organization or Jewelry designer? 54artistry will like to reward you for your creativity! Win N10, 000 every week by publishing your creative works on www.54artistry.com for free. As a reward for displaying your creativity, we are giving away N200k ($1,000) in total to creative Africans.  4 people with the Read more...

  • SECOND SET OF WINNERS EMERGE IN THE 54ARTISTRY REWARD INITIATIVE

    We are proud to announce the second set of winners for the 54artistry Reward Initiative N200, 000 giveaway. These works have been carefully selected based on creativity, likes, views, comments and ratings. The Four Winners for this second week are: 1.      Imela Elias , Architect Project Name: Visual design office reception Project Description: Architectural design layout and rendering of a visual design office reception. Softwares employed: Sketchup and Vray for Sketchup. Link: Read more...

  • Get a Chance To Work With The Renowned MUA Elaine Shobanjo

    Are you a Make-up Artist? Would you like to work with the very renowned Make-up Artist Elaine Shobanjo? This is a perfect opportunity as Elaine Shobanjo  ShoMya partners with 54artistry.com to recruit MUAs. To participate, please follow these simple steps; Visit and register on 54artistry.com Upload pictures (unedited) of your works that depict the theme: “Contemporary Nigerian Weddings” Also use Contemporary Nigerian Weddings as your project name Entry closes Thursday, 25 June 2015. Read more...

  • FIRST SET OF WINNERS EMERGE IN THE 54artistry REWARD INITIATIVE

    We are proud to announce the first set of winners in the ongoing 54artistry Reward Initiative N200, 000 giveaway. These projects have been carefully selected based on creativity, likes, views, comments and ratings from four different categories. The Four Winners for this first week are: 1. Ezinne Egwu  - Artist Project name: 9D Art Project Description: 9D pencil art on paper, Unedited. Link:  http://goo.gl/Iza0G1 Ezinne Egwu is a brilliant multi-talented artist from Nigeria. 9D Art is a Read more...

  • HOW TO GET INSPIRED AND OVERCOME CREATIVE BLOCKS

    Many times we get stuck and feel a certain lack of motivation or inner energy (inspiration) to do creative work or simply to get anything done at all (this probably happens with everybody), but mostly with creative people. Where do you get your inspiration from? Even after we might have gotten over this feeling for a while, they always seem to come back. So the key is knowing what to do every time we feel like that. Some of tips or points here might sound cheesy or simply like common sense, and Read more...

  • We Are Ugly, But We Are Here - A Must Read

    There is a Haitian saying which might upset the aesthetic images of most women. Nou lèd, Nou la, it says. We are ugly, but we are here. We like the modesty that is somewhat common in Haitian culture, this saying makes a deeper claim for poor Haitian women than maintaining beauty, be it skin deep or otherwise. For most of us, what is worth celebrating is the fact that we are here, that we against all the odds exist. To the women who might greet each other with this saying when they meet along Read more...

  • Check Out the Selected Models From The Zahara Model Search!

    54artistry.com and Zahara model management say thank you to everyone who participated in the Zahara Model search. The models have been selected by Zahara Model management. Selected models have been categorized into the following groups; Group A Group B If your name falls under group A, congratulations, you have been selected automatically to join the Zahara team. Please send an email to zaharamodels@gmail.com  with two photos attached, your full name, age, phone number, measurements, height Read more...

  • Stand The Chance to Become a Zahara Model

    Are you an aspiring or established model? Do you reside in Lagos or Abuja? Would you like to make extra money or gain more exposure by featuring on magazines, music videos, bill boards, etc? This is a perfect opportunity as Zahara Model Management (a reputable modelling  agency) is partnering with 54artistry.com to recruit models to join their team.  Participating is simple; To Participate (3 Simple Steps); Visit and register on www.54artistry.com  Upload at least 3 nice pictures. Use Read more...

  • 3 Dirty Little Habits That Will Kill Your Entrepreneurial Dreams

    If you look around and see other entrepreneurs who are succeeding where you are not, you may want to look deeper. Sometimes our lives simply don’t progress at the same rate as others. However, if you’re noticing a trend that your ship never seems to be coming in, you may be guilty of unconsciously engaging in one, or even all, of these three dirty little habits that will hold you back from greatness. 1. Excuses This quote by Benjamin Franklin says it all; “He that is good for making Read more...

  • Networking Basics for any Entrepreneur to know!

    Networking basics are important for any entrepreneur to know and if you’ve ever felt like networking is your thing. Rather than thinking of networking as an “event”, consider it an ongoing, lifelong process of building new relationships with people you actually like and want to be connected to. Even better? No Here are some ideas for networking the RIGHT way: 1. Focus on giving vs. getting 2. Be present 3. Listen more than you talk 4. Think long term vs. short term 5. Don’t over Read more...