Leslie Lumeh, a 40-year-old Liberian artist was exiled during the country’s civil war, but returned to the capital Monrovia after the conflict to open its first gallery. Today, the prolific artist is using his canvass to describe and promote the country’s efforts to rebuild.
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Leslie Lumeh currently freelances as an artist in his homeland. He contributes a daily cartoon on various subjects to the Daily Observer newspaper in Monrovia (www. liberianobserver.com). He is the chairman of a newly formed arts organization (2006), the Liberia Artist Association (LAA).
The artist invites those interested to visit his studio in Monrovia and attend one of his exhibitions. He appreciates all art lovers.