Of Burdens & Triumphs

“Old age is synonymous with experience, stories and a wealth of knowledge. I have always been intrigued by the beauty of ageing, how each old person can have countless stories on their faces worn like a badge of honour in the form of wrinkles. From the burden of experience that literally shatters the will to […]

artiste Jacqueline Suowari Port Harcout, Rivers, Nigeria

Jacqueline Suowari is a full-time draughtswoman and mixed media artist. She holds a B.A in Fine Art and Design and majored in painting from the University of Port Harcourt. Her foray into art started from the early age of five with a strong influence from her mother and for the past decade, she has stunned […]

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“Old age is synonymous with experience, stories and a wealth of knowledge. I have always been intrigued by the beauty of ageing, how each old person can have countless stories on their faces worn like a badge of honour in the form of wrinkles. From the burden of experience that literally shatters the will to try new things and be adventurous to the joy that comes with each small victory that one took for granted in the younger days. I still remember how my late grandparents always got excited when they danced, like it was something to be grateful for”. (Artist quote/statement).

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