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AB Artworld – About Us

About Us

AB ARTWORLD is Nigeria’s leading wholesale and retail outlet for fine art, graphics, craft and architectural materials in Nigeria anda leading provider of quality picture and art framing services.

Headquartered in Lagos, the company has over 7 retail outlets located in Lagos, Benin, Port Harcourt, Ibadan and Abuja.

AB ARTWORLD enjoys a wide range of technical and trade support from our overseas Partners in the United Kingdom, United States of America and China. We also have sole franchise for the Winsor and Newton range of products in Nigeria (The world’s leading art material company) as well as retail other top brands like Emafyl frames, Rotring, Schneider, Reeves, Polymark and Staedler. In addition, we have a strong retail relationship with over 20 other leading art material retailers nationwide.

AB ARTWORLD has over the years been involved with various art exhibitions, organized art events and sponsored many art programs both nationally and internationally. Among these various programmed include:

  • “OUR WORLD IN YEAR 2000” – A global art event organized by Winsor and Newton UK where winning entries of local artworks from various countries were sent in to compete. AB ARTWORLD was responsible for the competitions organization in Nigeria and the winning entries were sponsored by them to the UK for the main competition.
  • “Celebrate! Nigerian Art for the Commonwealth” – An art event organized by Chinwe Chukwuogo-Roy, a world-renowned Artist in partnership with Winsor and Newton/AB ARTWORLD to commemorate the Commonwealth Heads Of Government Meeting (CHOGM) held in 2003 at ABUJA, NIGERIA.
  • Sponsorship of the Pastel exhibition/competition organized by MYDRIM Gallery. Prizes were awarded to the best 5 artworks using pastel medium
  • Sponsorship of the HARMATTAN Workshop organized by Prof. Bruce Onabrakpeya
  • Sponsorship of the WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOP organized by Yaba College Of Technology
  • WATERCOLOUR WEEK organized by AB ARTWORLD
  • ARTIST WEEK organized by AB ARTWORLD
  • Sponsorship of event organized by ASSOCIATION OF INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS EDUCATORS OF NIGERIA (AISEN)
  • Sponsorship of events organized by the Society Of Nigerian Artist (SNA)
  • Sponsorship of Abiodun Omolayo Young@ Art Children’s Workshop. This workshop is aimed at creating art development in Nigeria
  • Sponsorship of ART EXPO at the National Museum

AB ARTWORLD is also a member of various art associations some of which include,

  • SOCIETY OF NIGERIAN ARTISTS (SNA)
  • NATIONAL ART MATERIALS TRADERS ASSOCIATION (NAMTA)