Ekene Ngige Known as “The Coffee Artist” is from Anambra state but based in Lagos. He is specialized in creating master pieces with Coffee, A graduate of Fine Art from the prestigious School of Art and Design, Yaba College of Technology, Lagos. He was of a member of the final class of Professor Kolade Oshinowo.
He discovered Coffee painting in 2015 after a coffee spill on his note pad inspired him to create artworks with the beverage, Ever since then Ekene has been globally known for his Unique coffee pieces.
From highlighting the plight of impoverished children, to depicting vivid drawings of female empowerment as well as putting a spotlight on the series of violent attacks taking place across Nigeria, Ngige sees his art as more than just paintings to be enjoyed but rather a way of telling important African stories and creating awareness as a form of activism promoting peace and unity in Nigeria.
Ngige's previous exhibitions include: Coffee meets art 2014, It's all about eve 2016, Coffee festival 2019 Felabration 2019, Impart art fair 2019, Different strokes 2019 and The dove series 2021.