The Southwest Library Featured Artist - Koffi Mbairamadji
The Southwest Library is pleased to present the artist Koffi Mbairamadji. His exhibit, Wonders, is featured throughout the library and will be on display January through March.
Koffi, a self-taught artist, was born in Chad, Africa. Since coming to the United States, Koffi has lived in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Albuquerque, New Mexico, and now Orlando.
He became well-known as an artist living in the Minnesota Twin Cities area. One of his works, Peace was chosen to be in a newsletter at Georgetown Center for Liturgy in Washington, D.C. Another work, Pastor was used in liturgy at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis. Six of his works were chosen as greeting cards by Goodwill Industries of Minnesota. Koffi is also the author of a children's book, African Savannah Stories.
If you are interested in finding out more information about the art or the artist, please contact Koffi at nanatouh at yahoo dot fr or through his website http://www.flickr.com/photos/koffimbai.