Making a living from artistic talent

Making a living from artistic talent
Making a living from artistic talent

FRANCISTOWN: A 21-year-old Natale native, Clinton Girry has found eagerness to use his talent, skill and the creativity of fine arts in order to sustain a living.

Girry, who is currently a third year student at the Botswana Accountancy College (BAC) pursuing a degree in Computer System Engineering, developed the love for art at a very young age. He told Arts and Culture that he started his artistic journey at the age of six by drawing stick persons or funny animal characters.

His drawing skills began to get sharper and sharper at primary level and he advanced his creativity through his secondary school days. Girry stated that it was through his high school days that he learnt that fine arts provide pleasure and creative inspiration. The talented artist said he also learnt that it assists in fostering dialogue in creation of awareness to the public eye, which inspired his thirst in arts.

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