Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Visiting Liberian Artist to Exhibit at Savannah State University

David Wolobah
Savannah State University hosts David Wolobah a visiting professional artist from Monrovia, Liberia.  His exhibition reception opens Friday October 22, 6:30PM, SSU Social Science Gallery; showing through November 1st.    Mr. Wolobah’s  vivid colorful landscape scenes of Liberia will be designed by curator Zelana Davis.

 Wolobah will visit SSU for approximately two weeks conducting workshops, and sharing with students the culture of Liberia. His visit is co-sponsored by the US State Department and Savannah State University.

Mr. Wolobah first appearance in a juried art exhibition was in 1995 sponsored by the International Bank – IB, in Liberia.  Since then the artist has participated in several local and international art shows and has won several national and international awards the most recent  the Spanish Embassy contest  under the theme ‘Empowering Liberian Women’,  and  the Japan Poster Contest.

Presently David works from his studio in Monrovia;  his work may be obtained from   Art of the Heart Gallery   in Monrovia, Liberia.

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