Amsa Yaro

Artist

 STORY 

Amsa Yaro is a Mixed/Multi Media artist and digital illustrator who made the switch from journalism. Using sculpture and mixed media, she has created original works that stem from the inspiration she gathers from the culture of her home country, Nigeria, current issues  and commissions with a variety of materials which include acrylic, paper, yarn and more. Yaro has been a part of several vendor events which include Sunfest, London, Ont, Home County Festival, London, Ont and Earth Day Pop Up Market, London, Ont, the 2017 London Culture Days London, Ontario, FTLA’s “Hip to Be Square”, the 2019 Life As A Refugee Event Silent Auction organized by the London Cross Cultural Learner Center, the Annual Crafted Exhibition by TAP Creativity Center and also curated the photo-booth and Auction table at the opening of Yaya’s Kitchen Commercial space, WOW Kitchen, in London, Ont and London Arts Live with London Art Council. As an art teacher, she covers a wide variety of classes which include Plasticine Relief sculpting, Paper Mache Sculptures, Paper Collage Art, Watercolor Batik Art and more. She lives with her Husband in London, Ontario and sells prints of her illustrations and more through her etsy shop.