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Mayowa Alabi is a Lagos-based multidisciplinary artist. His work is inspired by his childhood obsessions, African folklore and Afrofuturism. A graphic designer and photographer with over seven years of professional design experience, he previously worked as the creative lead at Co-Creation Hub Nigeria, before taking on his current role as a visual artist for the BBC. Mayowa uses a variety of apps for his Illustrations including Adobe illustrator, Procreate and Photoshop. He also has several art styles in his arsenal and can comfortably create vector and raster illustrations. He begins a new project with research, later sketching out his ideas and finally creating the Illustration. He has had the opportunity to work with a number of notable companies including; Piggyvest, Facebook, Sterling Bank, and Uber. In his free time, Mayowa spends the day watching his favorite tv shows, movies, and playing video games. View Full Bio