Tomás Mbee

Tomás Mbee – Born in 1979 in Akurenam (Equatorial Guinea) left the country at age 7 and lived in Gabon for the next 18 years. He returned to his homeland in 2005 and decided to make a living through his art. He is a self-taught artist who works mainly in acrylic and oil. He says his art in influenced by Minkoé Minzé,  a famous Gabonese cubist painter. He has had numerous exhibitions in both Bata and Malabo (Equatorial Guinea) and one in Libreville (Gabon). He also did some murals in the Parque Nacional. His works typically sell for 250,000 CFA ($500) each and he can be contacted by e-mail at