COANAMozambican born young artist started painting at his 7 years old , taught in the youth arts program of National Art Museum inMozambique at his 11 years old where he started to show his artworks in group art exhibitions.Coana has built awareness about social issues through his colorful artworks, organizing exhibitions to promote Human Rights andGender equality. His artwork is featured in the collection of National Art Museum and at public and private collections in Italy,France, Portugal, Germany, United States of America, Mozambique, Japan, South Africa, Brasil, China, The Netherlands, India,Singapore, New Guinea Papua, England and Seychelles Islands.Solo Exhibitions: Group exhibitions:2008- “To a place called home” -Beijing 2002- National Art Museum-Maputo2007- “Colored Africa”- Beijing 2003- Camoes Institute exhibition Hall2007- “Rising Hope”- Maputo 2003- World youth arts Expo- Hyvinkaan- Finland2006- “Expo Mpangalatho”- Maputo 2003- Brasil Cultural Centre annual art show2005- “The moon of yesterday”- Maputo 2004- “Discoberta” Art Fair- Maputo, Mozambique2005- “Behind the canvas”-South Africa 2004- “Musart Anual Art Fair”-Maputo Mozambique2003- “My mom of Africa”- Maputo 2005- “New York Art Expo 05”- New York, USA 2005- “When life happens Art Fair”-South Africa 2006- “Beijing Language University Art dept. show 2006- “Africa-China Young artist exhibition- Beijing 2007- African Cultural Fair- Beijing, China 2008- Artists together- Beijing, China.Active locally: 2009- African Arts and Cultural Festival- BeijingCoana has been active on the art scene in Beijing for the last 3 years his solo exhibitions include “Africa in Beijing” and “Col-ored Africa” in 2007, and has organizes group exhibitions with local artists such as “Africa China” art show in 2007 and “Artisttogether” in 2008.Coana is a member of board of directors of Young African Professionals and Students in China- YAPS, is an association created byAfrican and Chinese young leaders, aimed to link initiaves to promote cultural exchange and young leadership between Africansand Chinese young people.Next Exhibitions:Ukraine- Ukrainian Art Week 2009 International exhibition and competition of modern art, November 17th-25“Ubuntu” African oil painting exhibition tour, from January- August 2010Artists from different countries and Coana are working on Coana’s world African Art tour which will begin fromJanuary 2010. The tour will be an exhibition displaying Coana’s recent paintings in Mozambique, Australia, SouthAfrica, Seychelles Islands and Spain. Feel free to contact the artist: Beijing: +86 135 20 24 99 41 Mozambique: +258 82 94 58 830 South Africa: +027 82 76 26 246 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.coanartist.blogspot.com/
Title: Telling stories through the guitar . 72cm X 100 cmOil on canvas, 2009Two girls sharing one guitar can be viewed in this painting their eyes are closed asthey listen to the guitar. The girl on the left is recalling a moment recall special mo-ment in her life when she listen to the music.
President of Mozambique Armando Guebuza receiving one of Coana’s artworks fromCoana himself.
Title: Girl of potSize: 72cm X 100 cmOil on canvas, 2009
Title: Mother and babySize: 180cmX120cmOil on Canvas 2009A mother breast feeding a baby can be seen in this painting. The blue colorrepresents the sky. We are all bellow the same sky with mother’s love en-dures through all.
Title: “To a place called home”Size: 72cm X 100 cmOil on canvas, 2009
Title: Show him the way he’ll goSize: 46 X 60 cmOil on canvas, 2009
Title: Keep going, someone must be on top, Title: Keep going, someone must be on top,why not you? I why not you? IISize: 46 X 60 cm Size: 46 X 60 cmOil on cardboard 2009 Oil on cardboard 2009
Title: Mistery in the seaSize: 85 X 65 cmOil on canvas, 2008
Title: Mom and babySize: 72cm X 100 cmOil on canvas, 2009
Title:Morning silence IITitle: Morning silence I Size: 150cm X 60 cmSize: 150cm X 60 cm Oil on canvas, 2009Oil on canvas, 2009