VETERAN PHOTO – JOURNALIST, SUNMI SMART – COLE EXHIBITS WORKS OF FOUR DECADES.
Uploaded by Michael George on December 3, 2019
It was an outpour of emotions and reunion as families, friends and admirers of renowned photo – journalist, Mr Sunmi Smart – Cole converged at the Terra Kulture, Victoria Island, Lagos for the exhibition of his photographs and latest book, Sunmi’s Lens.
The roll call had lovers of Arts, including former Ambassador of Nigeria to Liberia, Mrs Oprah Benson, former Governor of Cross Rivers state, Mr Donald Duke, Mr Frank Ik Imokhuede, Mr Patrick Doyle, publisher Sam Amuka Pemu among others.
Declaring the event open, Mr Duke described Mr Smart Cole as a diligent and well rounded creative individual, whose works captured by the lens, both analog and digital remain expressive over the years.
On his part, Mr Smart Cole thanked his guests for appreciating his photographs which were works of over forty years.
He encouraged the use of cameras to record history because pictures tell stories better.
Correspondent Abiola Peters reports that Mr Sunmi Smart Cole’s earlier vocations and careers included Barbing, Music, Draughtsmanship and Architecture.