Nkhani: Tiuzeni za wekha, Tiuzeni za moyo wanu ndi zinthu ....
Desola: Dzina langa ndi chiphatso Adesola Khadijat. I am the first of three kids, hometown Ibadan, Oyo State, born and grew up in Lagos. I had my primary school education at Abbey Junior Mixed and Infant School, Lagos, my secondary at Ad-din International College, Ibadan. I studied Fine and Applied art at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology specialized in Painting and my interests are art, design and photography.
Nkhani: N'zosavuta anali muyambitse?
Desola: Not so easy. I mean you meet a lot of people but thanks to God. I have been holding up.
Nkhani: Kodi lanu lalikulu zolephera nanga bwanji anu bwino?
Desola: Biggest failure, not yet, am no perfect but I have been getting through
Nkhani: Tell us about your startup, Desola’s Gallery
Desola: Desola’s gallery, though still at the infant stage is an art, design and photography outfit that caters for various paintings, and drawings. We also accept commissioned works.
Nkhani: What inspires you to draw?
Desola: Everything around me.
Nkhani: Could you show us some of your drawings and tell us the ideas behind them?
Nkhani: What milestones have you achieved so far?
Desola: That would be when I drew the portrait of the first lady of Ekiti state and I am about receiving an award for the Olusegun Obasanjo Premier Library National Art Competition.
Nkhani: If you are not into art business, what would you have been doing?
Desola: I really can’t imagine doing something else.
Nkhani: Taonani mmene kuti atolankhani anali pa inuyo ndi malonda anzeru?
Desola: Positive impact, I must say. It helps promote the awareness both personally and business wise.
Nkhani: Kupita patsogolo, kodi tiyenera kuyembekezera kwa inu ndi aliyense zolengeza kapena adziwitse ntchito?
Desola: Expect a lot, God willing.
Nkhani: Aliyense malangizo omaliza kwa budding amalonda?
Desola: “Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game”
Nkhani: Thanks for granting us this interview, keep on with your good work.
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