As an artist, Mathias Chirombo has committed to support Rhodes University Alumni fundraising activities in order to assist financially disadvantaged students succeed in their studies. Mathias will be donating two paintings per year for the next 10 years as from 2012. These paintings will be auctioned at various fundraising activities in New York and London through the University's honourable Trusts.


2015 Rhodes University USA Trust Fundraiser

Please check this website at the end of July 2015 for further details regarding this event and how to place your bid on the painting below titled Dreamworld (260cm X 150cm). 

2013 Rhodes University Fundraising in Johannesburg

Please check this website at the end of July for further details regarding this event or visit  

http://www.ru.ac.za/alumni/alumnigiving/mathiaschirombo/


Or alternatively contact Terrly McCarthy (Rhodes Alumni Relations Officer) via email (t.mccarthy@ru.ac.za) or phone +27 46 603 8887 (landline).

Title: Rising of the ancestors II (2013)

Size 144.5cm X 79cm

Medium: Printmaking ink, fabric paint, boiled linseed oil and oil on canvas

 Bids start @ R8 000

Title: Mum at the sea (2013)

Size: 120cm X 90cm

Medium: Printmaking ink, fabric paint, boiled linseed oil, acrylic and oil on canvas

Bids start at R8 000

To place your bids, please contact Terryl McCarthy at Rhodes University Alumni. 



2012 Auction

Two paintings were sold through a silent auctioned by Rhodes Trust UK at the Africa Calling Event hosted at Shaka Zulu in London on 19 November 2012. The auction of the paintings managed to raise R20 000 which will go towards bursaries for financially struggling undergraduate students. 


We would like to thank you for your continued support for without it we would not achieve our goal together. Your patronage is greatly appreciated.   

For more information on this event, please visit:

http://www.ru.ac.za/alumni/alumnigiving/mathiaschirombo/

http://breadlineafrica.org/gb/uk-how-you-can-help/africa-calling-event-auction-lots-2/

Or alternatively contact Terrly McCarthy (Rhodes Alumni Relations Officer) via email (t.mccarthy@ru.ac.za) or phone +27 46 603 8887 (landline).