Students and artist friends of the Barbara Böhlke Art School donates 100 paintings

The students and artist friends of the Barbara Böhlke Art School ranging in age from 6 to 80 have donated over 100 paintings around the interpretation of the theme ‘Free to Fly’ that will be exhibited starting from tonight to October 19th.

The artworks was said to be on sale at a very affordable price, while 10 paintings by well-known artists will be auctioned at 19h00.

According to Alexandrine Guinot, Communication Officer for Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre, all proceeds from the sales and auction will go to the non-profit organization “Wilderness Therapy” which wishes to empower ‘high risk’ youth through the combination of adventure – nature – purpose - responsibility and personal growth including therapeutic techniques as an alternative to traditional counselling.

The Contributing artists are Barbara Pirron, Cathy McRoberts, Elisia Nghidishange, Fillipus Sheehama, Helen Harris, Hercules Viljoen, Isabel Katjvivi, Ismael Shivute, Mieke Droomer, Nicky Marais and Barbara Böhlke have also donated paintings in the same format, following the theme to support the cause, that will be auctioned off today.