Faces of Kabingo Act 2
Following his inspired June exhibition of portraits at Cleveland’s Harris Stanton Gallery, Matthew Greene Photography announced Act 2 of his debut photographic exhibition “Faces of Kabingo” at Hudson Fine Art and Framing Company on Thursday, September 20 through Saturday, September 22, 2018.
An opening event will be held on the evening of Thursday, September 20 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. Appetizers and beverages will be served. Admission is FREE. A free will offering and sales of beautiful baskets made by the Kabingo Basket Co-op will support Hope for Kabingo, a non-profit, deeply committed to the villagers in the Kabingo area of Uganda. They are among Africa’s poor and the world’s poorest. Kabingo women’s native clothing, handmade “gomez” dresses, will also be on display.
A twelve-year old Kabingo village girl, Mackline Tumissumi stayed with Matthew and his wife Lisa for nine months in 2012 as she had multiple facial reconstruction surgeries from an attack by a wild boar as an infant. Matthew, wife Lisa and Hope for Kabingo co-founder Melissa Auvil will share photos and stories of Mackline, her experiences and current state.
Hudson Fine Art and Framing Company hours for the exhibition will be Thursday, June 14, 5:30-8:00 PM, Friday and Saturday September 21 and 22, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Saturday, September 22 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.