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Photo Feature: The drawings of Nigerian artist Joshua Akugbe

Photo Feature: The drawings of Nigerian artist Joshua Akugbe

NIGERIAN charcoal artist Joshua Osariemen Akugbe shares his journey as an artist and his creative process. Joshua Osariemen Akugbe, also known as JJOSH_ARTZ, is a 23 years old artist based in Benin City, Edo state, Nigeria. "I've been drawing since I was little. I found myself drawing on my school books and any scrap of paper that I could find. I can say I've been drawing since birth." He primarily renders his portraits with charcoal, occasionally incorporating other media like pen and sometimes pencil. "I've been disabled from birth, which positively and negatively influences my work. Negatively because I can't…
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