Art Exhibition: Ghanaian Illustrations of The Golden BaobabArt Exhibition: Ghanaian Illustrations of The Golden Baobabhttp://www.haverford.edu/calendar/details/218811Stokes Multicultural Center2012-10-25T18:00:002012-10-25T19:00:00
October 25, 6:00PM–7:00PM
Stokes Multicultural Center
This event is free and open to the public. Join the CPGC and Deborah Ahenkorah BMC '10 for an exhibition of illustrations from The Golden Baobab Prize.
This show features artwork from nine Ghanaian fine artists and graphic designers, Hawa Nikoi Olai, Enoch Yaw Mensah, Nana Hene Koduah, Peter Oti Asamoah, Elkanah Kwadwo Mpesum, Ernest Cobbinnah, Andrew Adote, Jonathan Kwegyir Aggrey, and Sela Kodjo Adjei, who won coveted places in Golden Baobab's first ever Children’s Illustration Workshop. The exhibited illustrations provide a visual backdrop to a children’s story from Zimbabwe titled Diki the Little Earthworm. The story, by Mirirai Moyo, was the 2010 recipient of the prestigious Golden Baobab Prize.
Golden Baobab is a social enterprise that addresses the insufficient supply of quality African literary content for young people by discovering, training and celebrating the most promising African writers and illustrators of children and young adult stories.
Organized by The Center for Peace and Global Citizenship and Helen Farley '14, CPGC intern with The Golden Baobab over the summer of 2012.
Join Golden Baobab's founder and CEO, Deborah Ahenkorah, afterwards for a public talk at 7:00pm in Stokes 102.
Deborah will be leading a Rufus Jones Leadership workshop, Leadership 101: How I Started an Arts Non-Profit and other Tales from Ghana, at 1:00pm at the Ira Reid House.
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