Williams Chechet is a visual artist born in Kano. He studied Industrial Design at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.
His illustrations from his We Are The North series combine pop-art and portraiture to provide a fresh perspective of Northern Nigeria, influenced by pop art. The series was recently shown at a number of exhibitions: First solo exhibition in collaboration with the Alliance Françoise, Lagos MoCADA (Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Art), Brooklyn New York; Marrakech Off The Tracks (1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair), Marrakech, Morrocco; Africa Is/In The Future, Brussels, Belgium. Williams has also created murals for Hard Rock Cafe, Lagos; MTV Base Africa.