Life In My City Art Festival was established in 2007. It is an annual celebration of creativity featuring young talents in the Nigerian art landscape. The Grand Finale features works of art from young people across the country, selected from over 600 works exhibited annually in 11 exhibition centres across Nigeria. This festival was registered as a Trusteeship in 2012 under the name Life In My City Art Initiative. The festival features visual art competition, pan-African photography contest (Photo Africa), school children’s and art teachers’ workshops, multimedia workshop and the Award and Gala Night. It is Arguably the biggest art event in Nigeria. Over 3 million Naira are won in prizes every year. It is the largest gathering of young artists, patrons, scholars, gallery owners and other stakeholders in the visual arts in Nigeria.

Opening Reception

5 pm Tuesday 26th September 2018

Special Guest Anne Uzo Okigbo


Thought Pyramid Art Centre
18 Libreville Street, Wuse ll, Abuja