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We are a team of Young & Vibrant creatives who see the need to create a platform where Arts & Crafts can be learnt and passed on to new generation of creatives with ease. Working from our creative studio in Lagos, our team comprises of professional Artists, Crafters, Business Developer, Marketers, & volunteers with several years experience in the Arts & Crafts industry.

The Crafts Village®️ Academy is an Art & Crafts School in Lagos to learn creative art & crafts courses such as Drawing & Paintings, Paper Crafts, Weaving & Basketry, Shoe & Bag Making, Sculpting, Molding & Clay, Tie & Die & more for both kids & adults.

This initiative is focused on identifying & teaching arts & crafts as an alternative sources of livelihood for the young & intermediary people interested in learning & starting a business/make a living from the creative trade.

Hence, we explore the possibility of partnering professional tutors & skilled creative individuals to create a platform that would offer a go-to destination to learn different arts & crafts skills which in turn promotes employment and income generating source for young & creative people in Nigeria.

Arts, Crafts & Handicraft Training School in Lagos.

About Us - Crafts Village Academy, Lagos.What Arts, Crafts & Handicraft Trainings do we offer?

First by understanding the definition of Handicraft; it is defined as skills done with the hands or an occupation or craft done using the hands. It is a traditional main sector of craft and applies to a wide range of creative and design activities that are related to making things with one’s hands and skill, including work with textiles, moldable and rigid materials, paper, plant fibers, etc.

Examples of creative courses we offer at the Crafts Village® Academy includes but not limited to;

  • Paintings & Portrait Courses
  • Shoe & Bags Making Courses
  • Pottery Making Courses
  • Weaving & Basketry Courses
  • Paper Crafts Courses (Paper-flowers, Gift box making & Handmade Cards making)
  • Crocheting & Knitting Courses
  • Upcycling Crafts
  • Tie & Dye (Adire Making) Courses
  • Wood Crafts Courses

OUR mission IS TO become the 1st call  destination FOR ALL ARTS and CRAFT trainings for ASPIRING LEARNERS IN ORDER TO ENJOY AN EASY & SEAMLESS LEARNING EXPERIENCE.
OGUNBEKUN OLAITAN

 

Our studio facility is also available for rent as a Co-working Space & Training Space, or to hold other art events such as Talk-Shows, Exhibitions, Workshops, & as a Photoshoots location.

This is an initiative of the Crafts Village Nigeria™ project; a creative outfit that proffers solutions in the Arts, Crafts & creative industry in Nigeria which is focused on identifying & teaching Arts & Crafts as a source of livelihood for the young & intermediary people interested in starting a business from the creative trade as well as promote art & crafts as a form of fun activity.

To find & register for our available or ongoing art & crafts classes, click on the button below.

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Meet Our Team

Ogunbekun Olaitan

Ogunbekun Olaitan

Founder/Creative Director

The Founder/Creative Director of our Academy & Studio is the mastermind behind the Crafts Village Nigeria™ Project.

Kamal Adesola

Kamal Adesola

Facility Manager

Our facility Manager who is in charge of our Studio keeping it always ready to welcome visitors.

Ms Florence

Ms Florence

Sales & Marketing Personnel

As the face of our Academy, Ms Florence is our Sales & Marketing Personnel. Always available for your inquiries & bookings.

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