Colas Eko "Equari"
Acrylic on canvas
84" x 72"
Colas Eko has a BFA in studio art from Concordia University, a Visuals Arts Certificate from UQAM and a DEC in Arts and Design from Lasalle College. He works as an artistic project manager and technical team coordinator at the Georges-Vanier Cultural Center a NPO whose mission is to promote and encourage the development of professional and amateur art.
Colas was part of the Artch cohort of 2019, an emerging contemporary artist exhibition, participated in SOIR Festival with Art.Art, exposed in Art Matters Festival and had a duo exhibition in Art Crush with Fou Hasard. He was featured in The Concordian, an independent student based publisher for Concordia University and Ton Barbier a webzine and a blog dedicated to culture and arts.
Born in Canada to a Franco-Québécoise mother and a Ewondo-Cameroonian father—deemed “too white to be black, too black to be white” he challenges the sense of belonging to transform and reclaim our social narrative setting in order to create an inclusive dialogue.