Viye Diba is
well respected and recognized in his own country. He is a professor of art
education, the president of the National Association of Plastic Artists and the
winner of the Grand Prix at the important Biennial: Dak'Art '98. He is almost as well
recognized on the African continent, having been invited to show at the
Johannesburg Biennials. Outside of Africa, Viye Diba has had one man shows
Germany, France, Belgium and Spain. Contemporary African
Art Gallery represents him exclusively and has presented his work in four shows and placed his work in the permanent collections of four museums and with over a dozen private collectors.