I am popularly known as Don Pafegs but my real name is Victor Afego. I am an intuitive abstract and contemporary realist painter who lives and works in Abuja, Nigeria. I am a native of Mbula, Adamawa state, North eastern part of my country Nigeria.
My beautiful and colorful paintings pay homage to my observatory abilities and my African experience.
My unique personal style reflects happiness, tranquility. and showcases the beauty of my thoughts and imagination and reflects the vibrant spirit and atmosphere of the inner mind and external sights.
My picturesque sceneries, animals, plants, people, and objects are all made alive with contrasting and harmonious colors and bold compositions.
As a junior student in high school, I received excellent marks for my innate painting skills. From a young age I have believed that I could create any beautiful thing I can see in the world or in my mind on paper.
I earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
My paintings and other art are found in many private collections and public collections.
I am a quite story teller and I welcome you to join me on this visual journey.
Step into the mesmerizing world of "Soulful Canvases," an artist portfolio that weaves a narrative of African vibrance through a captivating collection of paintings. This carefully curated ensemble reflects my deep connection with the diverse cultures, landscapes, and traditions that form the tapestry of the African continent.
"Soulful Canvases" is more than just a collection of paintings; it is a journey through the heart and soul of Africa. With each brushstroke, i invites you to explore the depth of cultural richness, the beauty of tradition, and the profound connection between humanity and the continent's diverse landscapes. This portfolio is a testament to my ability to translate emotion and narrative onto canvas, leaving an indelible mark on the viewer's heart and mind.
"Native Signature" is a vibrant oil painting that captures the essence of joy and cultural celebration through the depiction of two African women adorned in stunning traditional attire. The canvas comes alive with a rich palette of earthy tones, depicting a scene of rhythmic dance and unbridled happiness.
The women, gracefully swaying to the rhythm of an unseen beat, wear intricately patterned and brightly colored traditional garments that reflect the diversity and beauty of their cultural heritage. Their garments are adorned with beaded jewelry, symbolizing the significance of tradition and the passing down of cultural values through generations.
The background is alive with the energy of the dance, painted with dynamic brushstrokes that evoke the fluidity of their movements. The women's expressions radiate pure joy, their smiles conveying a sense of unity and camaraderie.
The play of light and shadow adds depth to the composition, accentuating the textures of their clothing and the organic flow of the dance. The artist skillfully captures the details of the women's features, allowing the viewer to connect with the authenticity of the moment.
"Harmony in Tradition" is not just a visual spectacle; it is a celebration of cultural identity, unity, and the timeless beauty found in the traditions that bind communities together. The painting invites viewers to embrace the richness of diversity and revel in the shared moments of joy that transcend cultural boundaries.