Wall of Art

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  There’s a new wall at Pax Gallery.  Actually, the wall isn’t new, but the display is fresh as of this morning.  I’ve framed prints in various sizes, so if you’re wondering what size print is right for your home … Continued

Pax at the Peace Arch

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Pax Gallery is hitting the road, travelling all the way (7 blocks) to the International Art Festival at Peace Arch Park coming up on June 20-22.    I went to the festival last year so I can confirm that this … Continued

My First Home

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The seeds for Pax Gallery were sown about ten years ago when I visited my brother in Congo.   But if we really want to go back to where it all starts, the seeds for me were also sown in … Continued

Art Vs. War

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In Goma, a city of a million people, Mapendo Sumuni has opened the city’s first art gallery.   For the past two decades Goma has been known for violence; the Rwandan Genocide, The First Congo War, The Second Congo War, … Continued

Pax Playlist – Blitz the Ambassador

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I heard Blitz the Ambassador for the first time during an interview on NPR.  I’m usually more of a rock-and-roll guy than a hip-hop guy, but Blitz merges hip-hop with traditional African music in a way that I find fresh … Continued

Artist Profile – Tataa Boposo

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Unlike many of his contemporaries, Tataa’s works are diverse and span genres.  Tataa finds inspiration in faith, in family and in his heritage.  His work “Famille Masque” (Family Mask) beautifully illustrates the close relationship of family members, each one completing … Continued

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