Nigeria: Balvenie Partners Jacqueline Suowari, Others in ‘The Makers’ Project


In an effort to bring creative personalities together and showcase their limitless talents to the world, visual artists, Jacqueline Suowari, Grafitti Artist, Babalola Oluwafemi, and Metal Sculptor, Dotun Popoola have partnered to spearhead The Balvenie’s new brand campaign ‘The Makers Project’.

This project is said to be drawing on the craft history of whisky-making, designed to display individuals who have “taken something from great to exceptional in their field” in the country.

The Makers Project also aims to explore modern creativity across categories, celebrate the intrinsic values and process of making, and unpack the uniquely human elements that elevate the great to the exceptional, showcasing the difference made when Makers pour their heart into what they do.

The Makers Project gives consumers a chance to explore and celebrate modern day craftsmanship, seeking to inspire the Maker in us all.

Suowary is a visual artist using the Ballpoint pen primarily as a means of expression. Her work focuses on themes such as body language and identity, exploring narratives around how they affect or influence communication.

She is motivated by the intriguing art of drawing. In each piece, she skillfully combines various elements of design to share her experiences and inspiration with the audience.

Oluwafemiais a fine artist and major promoter of African art forms. Being an experimental artist, he has been flawlessly blending traditional African arts with urban arts.

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