Art Title:Find Harmony with Creativity #1
Size (in.):H: 20.80 x W : 24.80 x D : 0
Medium:Acrylic on Paper
Find Harmony with Creativity #1
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ECONOMIST WITH AN ARTIST’S PALETTE
Mbonu Emerem is an enigma, whose professional votary cannot be easily determined. He is a photographer, a printer, a graduate of Econometric s and Mathematical Economics from the University of Nigeria Nsukka and also an artist
His artistic talent began to manifest itself right from his prime. Then, he used to reduce every image within his immediate environment to drawing. By the time he got to primary school, he has begun drawing, sculpting and painting aside working on other traditional art forms including handicrafts.
At the age of twelve, during a thanksgiving services in his church, he presented an untitled drawing depicting Mary carrying baby Jesus Christ with Joseph standing beside her.
But if these initial artistic stirrings represented the fledglings of a future artistic personality his personal experiences shaped his artistic direction. My experiences during the 30 months civil war and the death of my mother in 1973 are