To position art for social development through youth empowerment thereby promoting art as a resource for national development.
To establish LIMCAF as one of the top three sustainable high profile events in Africa within the international art events calendar.
Life In My City Art Festival was established in 2007. It is an annual celebration of creativity featuring young talents in the Nigerian art landscape. The Grand Finale features works of art from young people across the country, selected from over 600 works exhibited annually in 11 exhibition centres across Nigeria. This festival was registered as a Trusteeship in 2012 under the name Life In My City Art Initiative. The festival features visual art competition, pan-African photography contest (Photo Africa), school children's and art teachers' workshops, multimedia workshop and the Award and Gala Night. It is Arguably the biggest art event in Nigeria. Over 3 million Naira are won in prizes every year. It is the largest gathering of young artists, patrons, scholars, gallery owners and other stakeholders in the visual arts in Nigeria.
Elder K. U Kalu CON - Chairman Former Chairman, Union Bank
Chief Robert Oji - Founder MD Rocana Nig. Ltd.
Mr. Kevin Ejiofor - Executive Director Former DG FRCN
Barr. Peter Eze Former Chairman National Gallery of Art
Mr. Ayo Adewunmi - Art Director H.O.D. Dept of Graphic Design, I.M.T. Enugu
Mr. Vin Martin Ilo Former Senior Special Adviser to Enugu State Governor
Mon. Gerrard Chouin Former Director Alliance Francaise, Enugu