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ATIMS AWARDS: Kanye Tagbo-Okeke, a Nigerian Prodigy, Shines in New York

In a remarkable achievement that shines a spotlight on extraordinary talent and perseverance, young Nigerian prodigy, Kanyeyachukwu Tagbo-Okeke has once again brought honor to his homeland, this time in the bustling heart of Times Square, New York.

At the tender age of 13, Kanyeyachukwu has achieved a milestone that cements Nigeria’s presence in the global art scene – he is now the youngest recipient of the esteemed Atims Top 60 Art Masters Award.

Among the captivating artworks showcased in the center, Kanyeyachukwu’s distinctive talent in abstract painting has earned him the endearing title of “the young Picasso of Nigeria.” This moniker is a testament to his exceptional finesse and expertise that are showcased in his artwork.

What makes Kanye’s journey even more poignant is his remarkable triumph over adversity. Living with autism, he has garnered widespread acclaim for his exceptional artistic creations, which grace galleries across the world – from Canada and the United States to airports and his home country of Nigeria.

Kanye’s creative talents began to manifest at an early age. He is a student at Aduvie International School and receives additional support from the Zeebah Foundation Autism Center and Olg Autism Center.

Hailing from the town of Amichi in Nnewi South, Anambra, Kanye is the beloved son of Silvia and Tagbo Okeke. His inspiring story serves as a beacon of hope and inspiration for aspiring artists and individuals facing similar challenges.

This achievement not only celebrates Kanyeyachukwu Tagbo-Okeke’s remarkable artistic talents but also highlights the importance of embracing diversity and inclusion in the world of art.

The ATIMS Awards is a prestigious recognition in the field of art, celebrating exceptional talents from around the world.

The Top 60 Art Masters Award acknowledges artists whose work demonstrates outstanding creativity and skill, contributing to the global art landscape.

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