By Ayo Onikoyi
Nigerian Germany based, BEFFTA Award winner Vivian Timothy , known for her series of paintings with heavy African accent stunned her audience again in an ongoing African week in Augsburg with her astounding and sensational paintings that evoked series of emotions.
Her recent winning of BEFFTA Award has brought her closer to international recognition, as her artwork is appreciated more and more everyday. There is a great demand on her paintings by organisations, individuals both in London and in Germany who wish to use her artwork for exhibitions to bring African culture, lifestyles, problems and more to light. Her paintings are getting more and more popular everyday, as she gets better and better.
Wednesday, the 11/11/ 15, at Hollbau , Annahof, Austellungsraum in Augsburg , saw this talented young Artist display with the use of colours, brush and canvass , the Story of ” Exploitation in Africa´s natural mineral resources, and the slow development in Africa. With her paintings she expressed the pains, her love and her dreams for Africa.
In her creative paintings she compacted and squeezed her pains, disappointment and her expectations on Africa and calls on African leaders to re-think.
Vivian Displayed her talent, her creative world as she made us see the ills of the past on Africa and her hopes for African using her paintings.She pinned her emotion down with colours as she brought a fantastic world of Africa in focus.