By Tika Bujiashvili

He paints with his left hand sitting on a wheelchair. He started painting at the age of 29. He has painted more than 100 pictures, has painted frescoes of the church. It was then when he became paralyzed. Since then he deals with disabilities in his everyday life, but still can’t live without art. It is the best way to communicate with the word.

The self-taught artist’s name is Rezo Mekvabishvili. Still, despite his limited resources he is focused on helping others. At the exhibition, organized by Charity Organization Nakvalevi, at National Library of Georgia, he raised the money from selling his paintings to help Saba a 22-year-old student, who needs rehabilitation. There was the first buyer – a pupil – Lasha Kharaishvili.

Despite his today’s condition he is going to continue his charitable activities to help others.