"Joël is one of the finest artists on the African continent and enjoys international critical acclaim with his paintings and multi-media works. He lives and works in Douala, Cameroon, and studied fine arts in Amiens, France. He was a visiting artist at the Bag Factory in Fordsburg, Johannesburg. Some of his exhibitions include, “Rendez vous”, which was the highlight of the 2006 Dakar Bienniale of African Contemporary Art in Senegal. He also participated in the Lines of Connections exhibition, organized by the MTN Art Foundation in 2001, alongside William Kentridge, Kendell Geers and Samuel Fosso. He has held solo and group exhibitions in Cameroon, Austria, Senegal, France,

Cuba, Lebanon, Kenya and the United States."


Gallery le sud, Zurich, Switzerland



After taste, solo exhibition, Afronova Gallery, Johannesburg (Sudafrica)
Joburg scene, thee-man show, Bag Factory, Johannesburg
As you like it, group show, Johannesburg Art Fair, Sandton Convention Center, Johannesburg

Eclipse, solo exhibition, Maisons Follies, Maubeuge (Francia)
Eclipse, solo exhibition, Fondation Jean Paul Blachère, Apt (Francia)
Ba Mama, two man show with Goddy Leye, Bonendale, Douala
Pistes africaines, solo exhibition, Les Chantiers de la Lune, La Seyne sur Mer (Francia)

Just to say hello..., solo exhibition, Afronova Gallery, Johannesburg
Rendez-vous, solo exhibition, Mam Gallery, Douala
Reves croisees, group show, Ateliers des Tanneurs, Brussels (Belgio)

Sans Titre, solo exhibition, Théâtre de la ville en bois, La Rochelle (Francia)
Les galeries plastiques itinérantes, Ouagadougou, Bamako, Lome, Niamey, Accra, Dakar
Group show, Intemporel Gallery, Parigi
National Black Fine Art Show, solo exhibition, Noël Gallery, New York

Sans Titre, solo exhibition, Noël Gallery, Charlotte (U.S.A.)
Moi est un autre, solo exhibition, Mam Gallery, Douala
Group show, McColl Center for visual arts, Charlotte
Group show, Dakar Biennale, Atiss Gallery, Dakar
Animismes, group show, Da Vinci Gallery, Nice

Sans Titre, solo exhibition, Maison Française de Nairobi
Recto-Verso, solo exhibition, Mam Gallery, Douala
Scénographie Urbaine, group show, Mam Gallery, Douala

Djé Mo-Yé, solo exhibition, Mam Gallery, Douala, Group show, Dakar Biennale, Atiss Gallery, Dakar

Voyage a travers le rêve et la mémoire, solo exhibition, National Museum, Yaoundé
Lines of Connection, group show, Mam Gallery, Douala

Group show, 7th Havana Biennale, Havana
L'Afrique a Jour, Ten years of Dakar Biennale, group show, Lille (Francia)

Sans Titre, solo exhibition, Mam Gallery, Douala

Couleurs du Cameroun, solo exhibition, Le Nautilus, Nantes
Nanga Def, solo exhibition, Musée d'Art Africain de l'IFAN, Dakar

Les couleurs de la différence, two-man show, Mam Gallery, Douala

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