Stacey Ejiroghene Okparavero (1991, born in Delta State, Nigeria) creatively known as Stacey Ravvero, is a multidisciplinary artist & author from Delta State, Nigeria. Her multifaceted practice currently investigates the human experience, while focusing on socio-political and environmental issues, through robust sensory experiences and diverse media. This includes metal fabrication, painting, poetry and performance installation/art.
She has a robust creative background in visual art, theatre and music which is evident in her artistic practice and the way she navigates the synthesis of multiple media. The artist holds a B.A. in Visual Arts from the University of Lagos and an M.A. in the history and business of the contemporary art market from the University of Warwick.
Her work has been shown across Lagos, London, Chambéry, Tennessee, Dakar, Accra, Nairobi and New York, to name a few. Some notable exhibitions she has featured in include; Fragility Awakening and Power, Gallery of African Art, U.K in 2017, Gallery of Small things Dakar Biennial Off, Senegal in 2018, Art Expo New York, in 2019, LineGuage at the Centre for Contemporary Art Lagos, Nigeria in 2018. Her work is held in private and public institutions across Nigeria, France, UK, United States, Ghana, Russia and Kenya.
Stacey Ravvero is the current artist selected for the LAGOS- BERLIN residency programme by the Goethe- Institut Nigeria together with the partners 16/16, SAVVY Contemporary and ZK/U – Center for Art and Urbanistics, in Berlin.