Brief: Wales based Cameroonian Painter Exhibits Black History at the 2019 Bangor Art Initiative Arts gallery.
The African artist, Jean Samuel Mfikela (painter) is exhibiting a captivating Visual Art Show portraying significant historical persons and events that have crafted and written the history of the African people around the world and the story of their African descent.
In 2015 Jean Samuel had his first exhibition in North Wales with the Arts charity “Bangor Art initiative”. In 2017 he exhibited works from 10 African painters’ from a NGO association called “The Talents Outreach association”.
Jean Samuel has long distinguished himself not only as an African artist of international repute but is also as a promoter of African art and culture both in his home country in Africa and globally.
In the 2019 Bangor Art Initiative Arts gallery exhibition he has adorned the black history by commemorating African heroes with astonishing portraits.
These stunning art pieces demonstrates the long journey through Slavery, colonization, independence in Africa and the progress in the civil rights of people of African Descent in other regions of the world especially America and the west Indies.
This exhibition does not only capture portraits of some renowned African nationalist and freedom fighters Like Jomo Kenyatta, Patrice Lumumba, Nelson Mandela, Miriam Makeba etc. but also includes renowned negro civil rights activist like the great Martin Luther King, Harriet Tubman, and Mohamed Ali ( Cassius Clay) , just to name a few.
This black history exhibition has also involved written scripts that summarize the biographies of each of the Afro Nationalist or Activist whose portrait has been painted for the event.
This exhibition will take place from Monday the 14th of October to Saturday the 26th of October 2019