I think art plays a big role in society and to the public in particular. Art is a form of therapy to the painter and, if I look at it from the perspective of a member of the public, it can be very therapeutic as well. Art tells a lot about a person as well as about society, which a person is a member of. As an African my art reflects my cultural aspect of life. This is a very important aspect to the public – hence I ask myself, what does the public gain from it?
Basically, the public is shown the world from the perspective of an artist; art portrays the health, the average mental health of people in a particular society.
My art is always very bright and whoever sees my work has always tended to straightaway describe the warmth that is in it. This warmth is what reflects really what I am. I have never been a personal sufferer from any depression, never been involved with any mental problems of that kind. Hence, my work reflects my attitude about life.