Peter Uka
It's Nice That

Ayla Angelos, It's Nice That, April 12, 2021

In figurative and dynamic paintings, Peter Uka depicts the scenes of his childhood in Nigeria

Inspired by a profound love of music, the Cologne-based artist depicts detailed scenes of dance and everyday life.


The familial influence is stronger than some might think. Peter Uka, an artist born in Nigeria and currently based in Cologne, Germany, grew up surrounded by creativity. And this was inevitably going to inspire his future endeavours, even if he didn’t quite think it at the time.