YOMBWE, lawrence


(Col. Cat. 18, 90, 120, 224, 232)



Born Kalulushi 1958. Accomplished painter and one of Zambia’s foremost artists.  Art Teachers Diploma from Evelyn Hone College, Lusaka 1990.  Studied for an advanced certificate in Fine Arts (painting) at Croydon College, London in 1980.  Worked as a graphic artist for Ndola Catholic Diocese in 1982 and taught art at Matero Boys Secondary in 1966.  Former Vice Chairman and senior member of VAC.  In 1994 helped the Documentation Centre at VAC in Lusaka.  Has won several first prize awards in art, and initiated the Christian images ART workshops sponsored by the Catholic church department of communications Secretariat in Lusaka in 1995.  Has participated in many regional and international workshops and exhibitions.  Currently living and working in Livingstone.