Tag Archives: Southern Africa

Mulangala Mwamba

Mulangala Mwamba

Profile

Country: Zambia

Style: Contemporary Art, Fine Art,

Medium: Oil on Canvas

Fun Fact: He has served on as an executive committee member of the Zambia National Visual Arts Council of Zambia and is currently serving on the organizing committee of Insaka International Artists Trust in Zambia.

Over the years, he has been a volunteer visual arts instructor for kasisi orphanage and is currently working with street children, orphans and vulnerable children at lubuto in Zambia. He lives in Zambia and works from a home-based studio. Mwamba is also a visual arts teacher at the American International School of Lusaka.

Quote:

 “My work is merely a reflection of myself. I paint to transfer my feelings and inner self onto canvas and keep my mind fixed on an idea until it becomes part of my psyche. The rest is left to the viewer to relate to my artwork in their own perspective.”

Paintings

1. Values from our ancestors

2. Our roots in rythm

3. Political strategies

4.Spiritual Realm

5. Sensation

Contact: http://mulangala.com/

e-mail: mwamba.mulangala@gmail.com

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Jan Gerard Sekoto

Boy with the candle

Jan Gerard Sekoto

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Country: Republic of South Africa

Style: potraiture, naturalism, 

Medium: oil on canvas, watercolour, 

Fun Fact: He was a jazz pianist in order to pay his way through art school

Quote:“Art is the spark, the illumination which is socially significant for it brings about understanding

Paintings

1. Smoker

2. View of the Sienne

3. Mother and Child

4. Youth with downcast eyes

5. Figures in a Shebeen

6. The two little boys

This profile would be incomplete without boy with the candle, which is why I included it in the profile rather awkwardly

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