Guy Compaore -- Sculptures
Born in 1953 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. He began his apprenticeship at the National Center for Craftsmen Ouagadougou. He then continued his training in 1975 at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome, where he received the Medal of the Academie Universelle Gugliermo Marconi. Back in his hometown, he opened his shop which is exposed to his works. He is the author of many monumental achievements in the capital.
1977 - 1979: Rome, Italy.
1990 - 1992 : French Cultural Center of Ouagadougou, Burkina
1983: Exhibition organized by the newspaper in Seoul, KOREA.
1987: Hotel de la S.C.F.B., Burkina
1988 - 1994: SIAO Salon International de l'Artisanat de
1984 - 1989: Hotel SILMANDE Ouagadougou.
1990: Bonn, Federal Republic of Germany.
1997: FARAFINA, Ouagadougou.
1999 - 2004: Gallery ZAKA - Ouagadougou.
: Treasures of Africa, Space Gondwana - Ouagadougou,
1971: 1st made of stone carving contest of literary activities and
artistic Haute - Volta (CALAHV), Burkina Faso.
1978 - 1979: 1st price of the Central Office of Study in Italy
1983: 1st Price Grand Prix National des Arts et Lettres
1992: Press Award and the Artist in Burkina: competition
International Snow Sculpture Festival Olympic Arts the XVIth
Winter Olympic Games in Albertville - Savoie France.
1998: Order of Merit of Rural Development - Clip - Crafts,
1999: Knight of the Order of Merit of Arts and Letters Clip
Communication: Graphic and Plastic Arts.
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