Joe Bilbu

  • Joe Bilbu
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Painter, Graphic designer
Principal country concerned : Column : Fine arts, Design

Joe Bilbu is a local painter based in Suva, Fiji.  He is originally from Papua New Guinea but moved to Fiji to marry and have a family.  Fiji is his second home since 1999.

Joe is also a graphic designer by profession. He has designed clothing such as Bula shirts, t-shirts, surfwear and streetwear for both men and women.

He started his art career by joining the Western Art and Craft Society to exhibit his paintings. Since then he has had exhibitions at different resort hotels and has won various awards.



  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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