Oil on Linen 50cmx35cm A group of young men in Lakes State, South Sudan A painting of angles and shadows and probably not a painting that anyone will want to hang on their wall. However, it tells the story of South Sudan at this moment struggling for identity amongst strong ethnic divisions and to merge its war-torn past, with high expectations. Particularly those of youth.
Oil on Linen 35cmx50cm On the easel the layout for a group of 3 young men in Lakes State who reminded me of the restless youth in South Sudan, responsible for the current unrest and deaths, linked to cattle raids, politics, ethnic rivalry and the dry season. However, on my way to Juba 3, I passed a flame tree the orange blossoms vibrant against the
My painting of the refugees in Blue Nile has advanced to the next round of the Saatchi Online Showdown and os among the 300 remaining artists. The next round will be voted on by a jury led by Rebecca Wilson, Director, Saatchi Gallery, London. The final round (30 works) will be voted on by Artist, Barnaby Furnas, who will select the 1st and 2nd place