Born in London, Ndidi Dike studied painting at UNN. Since graduation, Dike taught herself to sculpt and has established herself as one of Nigeria’s leading contemporary artists. She returned to painting in 2004 after a brief hiatus in well over a decade of transgressive sculptural practice. And is stimulated by Nigerian visual culture, urbanism, globalisation, consumerism, post-colonial studies, slavery, cross border/country migration, multiculturalism, art history, and contemporary politics. Having had numerous solo exhibitions till date, and group exhibitions in Nigeria and abroad. Including, Seven Stories About Modern Art in Africa: Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, England (1995. ), Solo exhibits include Waka-Into-Bondage: The Last 3/4 Mile, Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos (2008) Unknown Pleasures and Competing Tendencies, National Museum Onikan, Lagos,(2012), State Of The Nation, new works and installations, National Museum Onikan ,Lagos (2016) Biennale Jogja XIII “Hacking Conflict Indonesia meets Nigeria”( 2015) . She currently runs her own studio in Lagos.