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Claire Mobio (Ivory Coast)

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Claire Mobio (Ivory Coast) Recipient of a Diploma National des Beaux Arts (Abidjan) and a former student at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Lyon/France, Ms Mobio specializes in graphic arts and audiovisuals. She has published many children's books in the Ivory Coast and was honored with the "UNICEF pour L'Illustration" award (1997) and the "UNESCO Special Award for Tolerance" for "Le petit garçon bleu" (text Fatou Keita). Her work has appeared in many exhibitions. Ms. Mobio was active in Guinea's "Lire en Fête" and is a member of several associations including, Illustrateurs de Presse.