As part of our Pledge for Parity in women`s month, we are sharing a short profile of 20 women working to advance and build the African image in the diaspora. Let`s celebrate them!
10) Vivian Timothy: Artist,Entertainer, Bio Chemist
Career & Life:
Paintings do not only teach about cultures but they tell stories too. That is exactly what Vivian Timothy is doing with her work. The exceptionally inspiring woman whose passion it is to give expression to people in Africa through her paintings is an example to show it is never too late to discover your talent.
Her love for painting started at an early age growing up in Nigeria. After graduating from the Federal Polytechnic, Bida in her home country, she later moved to Germany over 2 decades ago. Her talent for painting was revived a few years ago and since then she has not stopped. In the past years she showcased her work through several exhibitions around Germany. She has received several recognition for her work in Augsburg, Germany and beyond. In 2015 she was awarded the Best Spoken Word and Poet by the Black Entertainment Film Fashion Television Arts and Sports wards (BEEFTA) in the UK.