Art With Purpose

September 17, 2020

Art has the power to change our perspective. To make us see things in a new way. To open our minds to new possibilities. And that is precisely the impact of hyper-realistic drawings by Nigerian artist, Arinze Stanley. When you first see them, you believe they are intense, dramatic, highly focused photographs. But then, you slowly shift your perspective and realize these are hyper-realistic drawings, with details so intricate and accurate that you are pulled into the process of seeing in a new way.

We are thrilled to partner with The Moniker Art Fair in their Moniker Editions program “Art With Purpose”. The program aims to expand the boundaries of the art collecting community by introducing new, exciting artists’ works in a series of timed-release offerings. These affordable, collectible, curated, limited editions by Urban and New Contemporary artists are available for sale on their online shop for a limited period of time. Proceeds from each purchase support a selected charity.

We are honored and excited to announce that the first edition in the Moniker Editions series will be a limited edition print by Nigerian artist, Arinze Stanley. 15% of every purchase will benefit Solar Sister!


Why collect Arinze Stanley?

“I like to use my work to speak on issues affecting my society here in Nigeria, and the whole of Africa. Use the voice that I have through my art to speak for people who can’t speak for themselves.”

Arinze Stanley

Arinze Stanley Egbengwu (b. 1993) is a rising star from the Hyper-realist genre with his works being celebrated and recognized internationally including a recent featured on CNN and an upcoming solo exhibition at Los Angeles based gallery, Corey Helford. This is a pivotal time in the artist’s career and na important time to invest in his works and his proposing career. His previous print releases have sold out quickly and we are seeing a growing interest in his works from established collectors. With over 220,000 followers on Instagram, Arinze is rapidly growing a global fan base.

Working in a genre of art known as Hyper-realism and integrated with his personal experiences in Nigeria, Arinze drives at creating art that triggers a degree of emotional connection between his viewers and his artworks. Also gearing his works towards social and political activism, he hopes to use his art to speak for those who can’t speak out for themselves.