Artist and Eritrean Mahader Tesfai opening nite reception along with dialogue will be September 4, 2015 at the Omi Gallery Impact Hub in Oakland California.
In this collection of paintings and illustrations, Mahader Tesfai uses diverse forms of visual symbolism [incorporating overlapping faces, text, line work, and symbols] to explore the relationship between African art and the communicative powers of graphic systems.
Since 2002, Mahader has been using found objects, acrylic, oil, and enamel to create beautiful, empowered works works of art that affirm the nuanced beauty and complexity of African identities and communities, whether in diaspora or their homelands.
Omi Gallery at Impact Hub Oakland
2323 Broadway. Oakland 94612
Friday, Sept 4, 2015
630pm – 10pm
FREE & Open To The Public!