Artist Files: Chidinma Dureke

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Chidinma Dureke Self-Portrait, Oil on Canvas 2013 A: Where are you currently based? Chidinma: Oil painter and graphic artist based in Maryland, USA A native of Maryland born in Washington D.C., raised by parents of Nigerian descent. A: Who are your primary artistic influences? Chidinma: Currently, my top three artistic influences would have to be Frida Kahlo, Kehinde Wiley, ...

For the Love of Beads

Glass beads, Krobo beads, and African trade beads are just a few of the names I hear to describe these beads from Ghana. I LOVE them. I am actually obsessed with them. The obsession began during my 2006 summer trip to Ghana. Since then I have purchased them every time I visit Ghana. They make for great ...