Artmiabo International Art Festival(AMIAF) 2023 Open Call

By - Miabo Enyadike


Artmiabo International Art Festival(AMIAF) 2023


27th April- 1st May, 2023
Lagos, Nigeria

Open Call
Festival Date: 27th April- 1st May, 2023
Submission Deadline: 20th January, 2023.
If you are a Visual Artist anywhere in the world and a fan of Afrobeats, send in your submissions telling your art story through the Afrobeats Lens, in Painting, Sculpture, Photography, New media, Digital Art and Performance Art.

Artmiabo Ltd is an art company owned by artist Miabo Enyadike. The company creates workshops and exhibition events for artists who want to showcase their artworks to a new audience.

 The festival is the brainchild of Miabo Enyadike who is a professional artists for 30 years with a Ford foundation award from Terrakulture Nigeria and an Award from Yabatech Lagos Nigeria.

The Art Festival debuted in 2022 at the Ebony life place in Victoria Island, Lagos Nigeria with a theme based on recycling Art with 26 International artists, exhibiting including a 95th birthday celebration and Award for Art Icon, Bruce Onobrapkeya.

The Sponsors for 2022 include

 *Multichoice Nigeria


*Guinness Nigeria -  ORIJIN 

*Heritage Bank, 

*JOTNA - Bold

* DANONE - Go Slow

*Vandyke Group 

*Bature Breweries 

Artmiabo International Art Festival(AMIAF) 2023:

The 2023 edition theme is 'Arts in Afrobeats'. The inspiration is the role of visual Arts in Afrobeats music, hence a fusion with the evolving music genre. There's already a bigger interest in the event with lots of submissions already received. The event will host 24 visual artists from different parts of the world.

Application deadline is
Application Deadline is 20th January 2023
Call: +234 703448 1002 for further details

Artist participation will include the following:

- exhibition space dedicated 
to artist's works

- assistance with customs formalities,
 international shipping and local transport

- the design and the printing of invitation cards, 

- the global and local press office, 
publicity, press, banners, totem, etc.

- the realization of the exhibition website 
and dedicated press releases

- mounting and dismounting 
of the exhibition

- exhibitions opening event with 
food and drinks

- a dedicated interview published 
on Artmiabo website and spread on 
our social networks. Live streaming of 
artist booths and artist interviews during 

- Free artists workshops from
collectors, digital and tech art business, 
management, funding, advertising, NFT and 
legal gurus will hold brief workshops with
artists on how to make more sales, 
manage art and go global

- providing services and drinks on Opening Night for
inviting guests

Artists interested in taking part in this festival can email a CV and Portfolio with artworks that fit the theme of this exhibition.

Deadline for applications in January 20, 2023.
Painters, sculptors, digital art, print makers, fine artists photographers, video makers are invited to submit their works. To take part in the selection, send your artwork submissions with a CV/biography, some still images (for video art), links of videos/films/performances and pictures via email: 

festival floor plan

The Location of the Festival is in the Highbrow Secure Area of Victoria Island Lagos State Nigeria. 

Hall for the Exhibition/Festival

This Event Center houses a large event place of a restaurant, cinema, hotel, swimming pool facilities and other well regarded amenities to make sure artists and guests alike have a good experience.

Other Areas of the event center


Artists can book to stay in the hotel
and enjoy true African Hospitality.

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