Craig Fashoro (B.A., M. Sc., ISA), is a professionally accredited African Art Appraiser and Consultant , as well as the President and CEO of African Quintessence, the firm he founded over twenty years ago. His practice is dedicated solely to African art, artifacts, antiquities, contemporary African decorative arts, and African hand-made fabric and textile arts.
Craig earned his college degrees in African art and history and his masters degree in Communications. He is also a graduate of the International Society of Appraisers-University of Maryland University College.
Having obtained his education in Africa, Europe (British) and North America (USA), he has intimate knowledge of the African peoples, including the different cultures, religions, art, languages and cuisines. Early contact with African art was a matter of good fortune. Craig’s father, Chief Eleazer A. O. Fashoro (1916 – 1993), was the Accountant General of the then Western Region, (later Western State)of Nigeria.