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Nigerian man thrills guests in maiden art exhibition in Philippines

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By Gabriel Chy Alonta 

A born artist and founder of Donbosco Media and Arts Gallery, Mr. Emeka Nwobu recently made history as the first black to exhibit his artworks in the Asian country of Philippines.

which kicked started on February 10, 2019 came to climax on Wednesday, 13 Feb 2019, at the Gallery, Shangri-la Mandaluyon City and was tagged ‘Into the Future’, Orient Weekend Showbiz reports.

The theme of “Into the Future” featured twenty paintings that express the concept of “the Future” and how one can make it into the desired future through meditation, vision and creative steps into one’s desired future.

Nwobu’s said the concepts of the painting were derived from the imagination of the artist while others were adopted from the happenings within the immediate environment of the artist that depict a journey into the future, this paper learnt.

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On what inspired him to carry out the exhibition, Nwobu, a graduate of Business Education and an  teacher said, “I am driven by passion to provide young people with the inner strength to pursue their dreams and drive positive change in using arts to transform lives. People who love my work will discover the reason to become better and attain higher heights”.

He further disclosed that his works are not limited to painting, but also draws as well as uses his graphic design and photography to express his inner thoughts, while noting that he had mentored numerous people in the field.

In a remark, to Philippines, Adekunbi Abibat Sonaike-Ayodeji, described Mr. Nwobu as a who is diligent in his ways and has through the exhibition, shown the doggedness of a by positively showing that Nigeria could export her tourism and creative industry.

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She said that the host had made Nigeria and indeed, he entire black continent proud, while urging him not to relent on his oars.

The opening ceremony was also attended by , her Cambodian counterpart and many other reputable artists and captains of the industry.

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