African artists

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Bouvy Enkobo (1985) | DR Congo

Bouvey Enkobo is part of the generation conflict between the Academy of Fine Arts in Kinshasa and “the new wave” and chooses to pursue his career alone. Today, his business card is rich with several exhibitions in the DRC and abroad.

Cristiano Mangovo (1982) | Angola

Cristiano Mangovo, visual artist, has completed the Academy of Fine Arts in Kinshasa (DR Congo) with additional training in urban scenography and performance. In his paintings and collages, Mangovo has developed various styles and symbols over the years, but always with a surrealistic twist.

Mumpasi Meso (1984) | Angola / Brazil

Mumpasi Meso is son of the Angolan painter and mosaic artist Za Meso Mumpasi. Mumpasi is a master in orchestrating colors and forms using different techniques and has his own signature in it.

Our criteria for choosing high-quality artists

Artists in contemporary visual arts (o.a. drawing, painting, collage, print, photography, sculpture, multimedia, installation & performances)
Certified fine arts education at a generally acknowledged institute
Practice in non-Western country of origin/residence for at least 5 years
National and regional recognition through solo and group exhibitions and/or international artist-in-residence experience and/or other forms of recognition
Prepared to engage in a mutual longer term commitment

Open call

OpenArtExchange is looking to further build its artist portfolio. Are you interested in working with us? Please let us know by filling out the application form below. We prefer applications in Dutch or English, but in French is also accepted.