A feminine Yoruba name meaning “treat
her tenderly for me.”
Oneeki Design and Collectables is a free-form company
producing a variety of arts whose specialty is custom made dolls
and wearable art.
In 1992 Oneeki (a.k.a. Paula Whaley) started
working with clay as a healing tool, and continued using her art
to bring social awearness to important social issues. Oneeki
displays her creativity through clothing design and jewelry and
has progressed to soft sculptures, made of metal, fabric, and
clay, Her artworks are reminiscent of the Masai and Fulani of
Oneeki's art is infused with African spirit and
ancestral power. Her aesthetic resonates with an elemental presence
as if the spirit of the earth has risen up to take shape in her
Presented on the pages of this website are beautiful African Sculptures,
Ancestral Dolls, and more! Enjoy!