We Will Rise (Haiti)
- Open Edition
- Giclee on Paper
- A tribute to the Haitian spirit
- African American Art
A work of art that pays tribute to the resilience of the Haitian spirit and their ability to endure all the recent hardships that have afflicted the country. It reminds them to remain diligent, hopeful and to fight. It also reminds the rest of us to help in any way we can and to never underestimate the strength of the Haitian spirit.
This is an open edition giclee on paper. Measures 32.5x24 inches (image size); 34.75x26 (paper size).
Kolongi BrathwaiteKolongi emigrated from Barbados with a single purpose to establish himself as an international artist, with the chief focus on original artwork and prints. Kolongi's work emphasizes the compelling heritage and culture of the African American experience. Kolongi’s interest in art started at an early age. At eight years of age Kolongi was awarded first prize in a country wide Barbadian competition. Self taught without the benefit of traditional teachers, Kolongi has forged his own style for which he continues to receive international recognition. The diverse subject matter of Kolongi's work includes Family, Culture, Spirituality and the Black Experience. Kolongi uses oils, on canvas to convey his messages. Kolongi’s motivation is to project positive images. In this way Kolongi contributes to the education of all people about the greatness of the African Culture. Kolongi's motto is “make wise use of your time
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