Williams Chechet

William Chechet, Baki

Williams Chechet is a multi-talented visual artist. Raised in Kaduna in northern Nigeria, Chechet studied Industrial Design at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. His Northern heritage is very evident in his recent works. Chechet strongly believes that art has the power to heal, inspire and bring people together and gives back to the community by inspiring young designers to master their craft and pursue their passion in art.

Chechet’s latest art project, We Are The North, is a series of beautiful illustrations from northern Nigeria, influenced by pop art. The series was recently shown at a number of exhibitions in Nigeria, including his first solo exhibition in collaboration with the Alliance Françoise, Lagos; TEDX Maitama, Abuja; the Kaduna Book & Art Festival (KABAFEST); and Nigeria’s Historic Art Exhibition, Abuja. Chechet has also created murals for Hard Rock Cafe, Lagos; MTV Base Africa; Traffic Bar, Abuja; CoLab Co-Working Space, Kaduna; and RydeFit, Abuja.