Bassey Effiong Ndon, who hails from Ita Uruan, Uruan LGA, was born in Ibadan, Oyo State on the 6th of November, 1974. He had his early education at Emmanuel College Primary School, Ibadan and FCDA Staff School, Jabi, Abuja and then completed his secondary school education at the Federal Government College, Ikot Ekpene in 1992. He bagged his Bachelor of Arts degree (Upper Division) in Painting in 1999 and his Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) in 2008 from the Department of Fine and Industrial Arts, University of Uyo, Nigeria.
As a creative painter, web designer, digital artist and programmer, Bassey has written in journals and presented papers in several international conferences and also has participated in a number of art exhibitions in Nigeria, Italy, Greece, and Singapore. His commissioned works include paintings for the Ooni of Ife and the Nigerian Embassy, Athens, Greece. He is also an award winner in the NCF/Mobil Art Competition for schools and Colleges in 1992. He had the Educational Excellence Award from the Institute of Industrial Administration of Nigeria in 2014