Nigerian hyper realism artist, Kareem Waris wins international award

Nigerian hyper realism artist, Kareem Waris wins international award

Nigeria’s youngest hyper-realism artist, Kareem Waris Olamilekan has emerged winner of the Taiwan’s Chou Ta-Kuan Cultural and Educational Foundation 2

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Nigeria’s youngest hyper-realism artist, Kareem Waris Olamilekan has emerged winner of the Taiwan’s Chou Ta-Kuan Cultural and Educational Foundation 22nd Fervent Global Love of Lives Award for 2019.

The Representative of Taiwan in Nigeria, Amb. Vincent Yang, made this known in Lagos on Wednesday. Yang said that his office and the Head of Taipei Trade Office in Nigeria had hosted and congratulated Kareem on his feat.

Kareem who stood out among other 2,723 recommended candidates across the world would meet with the Taiwanese President, Tsai Ing-wen. He will attend, with other laureates, the charity events scheduled to hold in Taipei from September 20 to 28.

The 11 year old who gained international recognition as a result of the special report TVC News reporter, Ola Awakan did on him and his outstanding talent in June 2018, sketched a stunning portrait of French President, Emmanuel Macron on the spot in two hours in July same year when he visited Nigeria.