Obi Okigbo is a nimble world spirit. Her creativity is a visual Convergence of global mythology, literature, philosophy, and culture presented on a rich tapestry of art. She invites us to "step back into the belly of memory" drawing from generational stories and personal experience spanning across time and space.
“Obi Okigbo belongs to that sturdy artistic stock that increasingly finds its place among the best anywhere in the world. Her canvases provide shifting visions of reality, her sense of juxtaposition is always deft and eloquent, not arbitrary or faddish. The continent, so rich in many artistic traditions, should be proud to have this talented addition, who has taken the basics of form and texture into a self-renewing language of expression for a modern age.”
- Prof. Wole Soyinka, Nobel Laureate