AVA’s 50th Anniversary Benefit: Bloom! Exhibition which will be featured in our named galleries, April 14-28, 2023.
Jozimar Matimano is NH-based painter. His gripping paintings depict contemporarily-relevant matters using a traditional approach to oil painting. Matimano was born in the East Democratic Republic of Congo, Butembo, where he grew up and moved to Uganda at ten. In 2016, Matimano moved from Uganda to Manchester, NH as a refugee through the International Institute of New England program. In 2019, he began BFA at the Institute of Art at New England College. Since, he has exhibited in the region, and is actively involved in community organizing and mural projects.
We are inviting all artists to participate in AVA’s 50th Anniversary Benefit: Bloom! Exhibition and Live + Silent Auction which will be featured in our named galleries. Create and donate artwork for our big 50th Year Fundraiser! (Or donate an existing original artwork) Your donation to AVA is an important ingredient to sustaining our community non-profit art center, please join us in nurturing the Bloom! Lend a hand by making and donating original artwork to aid in our fundraising effort. We love artists, we love AVA (we know you do too!), and this is your way of showing the community how important AVA is to you.