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Please note ALL of the following, before emailing questions:

  • All (100%) of  proceeds from art sold will go directly to the featured youth artist.
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  • Art retrieved from the youth artist will be collected upon them receiving payment from us first.
  • All art is currently in the possession of the featured youth, until payment has been sent to them.
  • Bids and their amounts are made public.
  • Coordination of art pieces will be orchestrated by our  teaching artists to ready and send for delivery.
  • Shipment for all art sold will begin after all bids expire and during week: 10/19/20 and 10/26/20. Therefore, all art will be received after the end of month (approx. 1-2 weeks), depending on location.
  • See extended notice with our youth art auction and Newark Arts Festival listing below.

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  6. *About Newark Arts Festival Notice: The auction was recently extended from 9/17/20 to 10/11/20 at 5 PM to have our youth art, their museum and auction listed at this year’s virtual festival. This will place our youth with a unique opportunity to be seen and their collective work to all have more chances to bid. This auction will not be extended beyond this point. Youth who did not have their work bid will have a special showing this December.

  7. If the reserve item price has not been met, artist is not obligated to accept your offer.
  8. If you have any questions, direct them to email: and give 24-48 hours to respond.

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"negro V. homosapien" and "Enuigwe N'uwa (Paradise on Earth)" - by: Favour Ikedife
Ending in: 20 days 4 hours 16 minutes 55 seconds
$140.00 USD
Reserve price has not been met by any bid.

(Enter 155.00 or more)

“How will the soul of a man grow if he constantly fights the freedom of his body, spirit and soul? If the system and all other odds are constantly seeking ways to devour him?”

“Afrofuturism isn’t just centuries away from now. It is when one reaches a state of mind that is boundless by space and time A state when the mind is free from the troubles of world. Afrofuturism can be the present. ”

“negro V. homosapien”
Acrylic paint
Stretched Canvas
Canvas Panel
11″x12″ and 9″x12″

“Enuigwe N’uwa (Paradise on Earth)”
Acrylic paint
Stretched Canvas
Canvas Panel
11″x12″ and 9″x12″