Namibian talented visual artist Taanyanda Mathews has been selected to represent the country at an online Art Exhibition dedicated to the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations.
Taanyanda’s artwork portrays the achievements of the UN in the past seven and a half decades.
He was recommended by NUST Senior Lecturer, Joseph Olorunfeni who was impressed by his artwork.
Olorunfeni later forwarded Taanyanda’s artwork to Nigerian Artist Ngozi Akande who later referred him to the UN representative.
His other works include the mural of art painting at the Garden Inn, Funky Lab, to mention but a few.
“ I am happy and highly motivated to be in the position of representing my country at such a huge exhibition. This is the greatest step of my career since through my artworks I love giving the message of peace, unity and freedom among all humanity,” Taanyanda’s said.
Celebrated under the theme “symbol of life, freedom and happiness, initiated and organized by the ”Inter-Art” Foundation from Aiud Romania, the project represents an absolute world premiere.
It will also be the first time since in history that artiste from all the 193 Member States of the United Nations are gathered in a single dedicated art exhibition.