Three creative impressions of Ngamiland is the theme of an excellent Colour, Shape and Light exhibition now on at Maun’s Nhabe Museum.
Renowned wildlife artist Roger Brown, ceramic sculpturist Ompatile Sebuelo and award winning photographer Stuart James Arnold have joined forces to exhibit their works.
|Fast facts about Nhabe Museum:|
|Location||2 hour drive from Okavango Delta to Maun|
|Address||Sir Seretse Khama Steet, Maun|
|Maun Exhibition dates||Until 4th June 2013|
|Gaborone Exhibition dates||11th June – 5th July 2013|
Brown has been living in Botswana for 13 years. His love of art was encouraged by his parents who are both artists. He spent much of his childhood in wilderness areas of Africa and began painting its wildlife and people. His first solo exhibition was in 2005 and since then has had many exhibitions in Botswana and South Africa.
Brown received the prize for the Best Upcoming Artist in Botswana in 2010 and 2011.
Ompatile Sebuelo was born in Mmankgodi and completed his National Diploma and B.Tech in Fine Art degree at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. He is currently art teacher at the Okavango International School in Maun. His works have been extensively exhibited and has won many awards through his excellence in ceramic sculpture.
Stuart James Arnold is well known in Maun and Botswana an award winning photographer in the United Kingdom and the United States. He is an Associate member of the Royal Photographic Society in Britain.
His recent second book, “Mothers and Children of Maun”, with Kalahari images, has been acclaimed by many. He said there are captivating imagers of everyday people going about their daily lives. The exhibition is at the museum until June 4 and then moves to Gaborone from June 11 to July 5.
By: Gill Staden
Date: 26 May 2013