Pride Soaring

 

 

 

The Kings of the four seasons by Marcella Muhammad

 

 

 

 

Photo of Kolongi

Biography

   

    Kolongi emigrated from Barbados with a single purpose to establish himself as an international artist, with the chief focus on original artwork and prints. His 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 he was awarded first prize in a county wide Barbadian competition. Self taught without the benefit of traditional teachers, he has forged his own style for which he continues to receive international recognition.

    The diverse subject matter of his 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 he contributes to the education of all people about the greatness of the African Culture. His motto is “make wise use of your time”.