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Nyanda ‘Rudi’ Yekwai Biography – Nyanda ‘Rudi’ Yekwai Wiki
Nyanda ‘Rudi’ Yekwai is a multidisciplinary artist. She appears on the BBC 1 show ‘Make it at Market’, presented by Dominic Chinea from the ‘Repair Shop.’ The show was filmed during spring/ summer 2022 and was broadcast every weekday during January 2023. It goes on air on BBC iPlayer and Britbox.
She has appeared on two BBC programs the first of which was, ‘All That Glitters’ (Season 2 – currently available on BBC iPlayer), hosted by Katherine Ryan and judged by Shaun Leane and Dinny Hall.
Yekwai also taught at @britishacademyofjewellery before joining the show Make It at Market. She owns her brand SoulVisionary a handmade jewelry brand entirely designed and made by her. She focuses on meticulous craftsmanship coupled with an innovative aesthetic, all inspired by her admiration and respect for the intricacies and diversity of Mother Nature.
According to her website, SoulVisionary’s aesthetic is also representative of her love for the organic form, voiced through minimalistic design; mirroring the fluidity and interconnectivity that inspires my sculpting style.
SoulVisionary is a non-conformist brand with a timelessly intuitive contemporary approach to jewelry design. Yekwai aims to blur the division between jewelry and art, redefining the body as a kinetic and interactive ‘plinth’.
Nyanda ‘Rudi’ Yekwai Age
Artist Nyanda ‘Rudi’ Yekwai was born in 1973. She is from East London. As of 2023, Yekwai is 50 years old.
Nyanda ‘Rudi’ Yekwai Make It at Market
Goldsmith and sculptor Nyanda ‘Rudi’ Yekwai is cast as an expert learner of business in the BBC 1 television show Make It at Market. The show is hosted by The Repairs Shop Dominic Chinea.
The East London sculptor shared the news of her casting on the show through an Instagram post. She wrote:” Doors open and close, that’s what they’re made for – to let inspirational things in and keep the doubt(ers) out! Kekeke! Yup! Just so!!! ✊🏾💕💕.”
“Pleased to officially announce that I’ll be gracing your plasma screens again in January, just got the news today! Our @dominicchinea will be hosting a landmark show called ‘Make it at Market’ guiding and supporting artisans like myself towards making a viable living from their Craft.”
“It’s not competition-based, so if you’re looking for drama, it won’t be for you – it’s primarily rooted in Progressive Love.”
“Filmed in the stunning location of Stoneywell National Trust, surrounded by Mother Nature, you can only but be Creative (although it was quite chilly).”
“Not quite sure which episode I’ll be featured in as yet, but there’ll be so much to see to whet your artistic tastebuds; from woodturners to weavers and jewelry makers like myself… Random thought, had I been near the glass blowers and ceramicists, I might not have felt the bite of the wind so much!”
“Today was also my last day teaching @britishacademyofjewellery and I’d like to congratulate all those in N20 for all their diligence and hard work… I appreciate you and thank you for teaching me me as you learned more from me… Mutual exchange is always fair, right! Stay Blessed, and keep those Creative Juices flowing! That’s it from me… for now! 🙌🏾💕💕🥂.” Yekwai concluded.
Nyanda ‘Rudi’ Yekwai Instagram
Nyanda ‘Rudi’ Yekwai’s Instagram handle is @soulvisionary_jewels.