The human fingers has been used for many purposes, some, nature itself may not have planned but man inquisition beyond the normal or ordinary have explore or currently exploring either for good or otherwise.
Many people are already familiar with Ben Carson’s gifted hands either through the book or the movie but most people are shock to hear about Nnorom Samuel “gifted fingers”.
Some may be of the opinion that its just a way to get attention but a quest into the creative feats of this young African palette will convince you to think twice before passing your judgement.
Nnorom Samuel is a Nigerian visual artist whose journey started at the tender age of 8 which led to his apprenticeship to a master to horn his innate talent by age 11. At the completion of his secondary education, he started working with several masters, art collectors and galleries before he got admitted to study at the University where he bagged Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Fine and Applied arts (Sculpture major).
Among his awards are
3rd and 1st prize winner of National Art Gallery art competition 2010 and 2012 respectively.
“Best concept”of the year 2016 at Life in my city art festival.
NNPC and Chevron Teacher Achievements Award 2017.
Enlisted best 20 artist in 2017 at Life in my city art festival.
Best 100 at the Union bank art challenge, 2017.
Exhibition history include; His solo exhibition “contemporary renaissance” 2013, NGA 2013 and 2015, Splendid art exhibition (2013), Puscat art festival (2013), LIMCAF 2011, 2013, 2014.
With a childhood inspiration from nature and imagination, Samuel practice realistic paintings and sculptures in addition to his new found love for footwear’s.
More of his works are available on Instagram