Erikan Ekefrey was born on April 16th 1981. A Nigerian from Akwa Ibom State He studied art at the Federal College of Education in Akoka, Lagos. Bodies of his works are in the Museum of Modern Art Equatorial Guinea and Several Galleries in the U.S.A and Africa.
Erikan’s medium of choice are Acrylic paint on canvas and mix media as his medium. He was trained by his father Emmanuel Ekong Ekefrey who is a renowned Artist in Nigeria and Europe. Their technique is unique globally with majority depicting his cultural heritage distinct with non-figurative images to express feelings, motions and emotions.
(2016)- Empower54 Annual African Art Charity Gala in collaboration with the City Of Atlanta
(2016)- Afrodyssey Orchestra (FELA) M. CAPORALE REMIX. MoBlack Records (Album Cover).
(2015)- Abidjan Revel’Art Festival 4th Edition, Bingerville, Côte d’Ivoire.
(2015)- African Art Fair 2015. Paris Galerie Joseph Turenne, 116 rue Turenne 75003 Paris, France
(2014) -Exhibit at Serengeti Gallery and Cultural Institute in Capital Heights, Maryland, Washington DC. USA.
(2014) - Participated in the Art class session to show the children how to draw and paint during the Black History Month @ Riverdale BaptistSchool.USA 2/28/2014. — At Riverdale Baptist School
(2013) - The Abidjan Diaries with Camara Demba at Galerie Amani Carrefour Rue Pierre et Marie Curie et Rue duDocteur Blanchard Zone 4, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
(2013) - The Museum of Modern Art Equatorial Guinea
(2013) - Art Revolution exhibit at Oriental Hotel Lagos, Nigeria
(2013) - Palazzo Lucarini Contemporary - Souvenirs D'Afrique.Contemporary works in West Africa from collection Ryan. Galleria Civica, 103, 41100 Modena MO, Italy, Corso Canal Grande
(2013) - Exhibition @ Arkadi, Institut Français, Abidjan
(2012) - Affordable Art Fair in Rome exhibition
(2012) - Colors and Festival (MARINA RESORT) Calabar, Cross River, Nigeria
(2012) - The Biennale International des Arts Naïfs d’Abidjan (BINA).
(2014) - “Eyes of Contemporary Art" by Erikan Ekefrey. Alliance francaise de Lagos, 239 Herbert Macaulay Way Alagomeji Yaba Lagos Nigeria.