Rocío Fairén Ercilla

The main reason I take photographs is because I enjoy myself. When I take my camera and start shooting, I do not always have the guarantee that I will have a good time. This depends on my mood, on what surrounds me, my openness, the persons next to me, the time of...

Elida Mabel Garassino de Filardi

I discovered my love for painting at 18. I was born in the “Boca neighborhood”, home of famous Argentine artist Don Benito Quinquela Martin. Each piece is a part of me, receiving my re-born energy and emotions, especially since I arrived in Africa, where animals,...

Lluís M. Plans

Lluís M. Plans was born in Barcelona, Catalonia, in 1950. Nevertheless, his artistic career started in southern Africa, where he lived from 1981 to 1993. These years deeply influenced his style and, even today, one can still observe this influence in the colors and...

Peter Elungat

The Kenyan artist Peter S. Elungat was born in 1978 in Teso District, Western Province. The eighth child amongst a dozen siblings, he began developing an avid interest in drawing while still in the village. Peter was encouraged by his older brother, an artist as well,...

Begoña Lund

Begoña Lund was born in Bilbao, with only 11 years old she won her first prize but that was only the beginning of a long artist way. Among her work we find sculptures, paints and jewellery, called by her with the name of “neck sculptures”. They talk about her artistic...

Mumo

Mumo Mutua is a composer, recording producer, and creator of new alternative music works. A pioneer in what is now called “alternative electronica” and “afro-daze,” Mumo creates works that thrive at the intersection of music and movement, image and object, light and...

Sheddy Poet

Shadrack Agamira commonly known as Sheddy Poet is a Kenyan artist who focuses on changing the society through use of words. He revolves around poetry and spoken word. He was born in Kayole brought up with parents who taught him the importance of the choice of right...

Maryann Nguyo

My name is Maryanne Nguyo, a fashion designer, I am currently freelancing and at the same time pursuing a Business degree at The United States International University. I love creative dressing for all. It colours our world, makes every single day just awesome....

Nicholas Thuita

I am a Kenyan born and based photographer who fell in love with photography when I first stumbled on a photographers guide book several years ago. And I’ve since strived to learn that which I saw in the book and more so as to capture the world around me as it happens....

Wycliffe Opondo

I am an artist based at Kuona Trust. I generally work with paints and do printing as well. I have conducted and attended workshops and exhibitions for the last 15 years,  both locally and around the globe.

Longinos Nagila

Longinos Nagila is a working visual artist living in Nairobi, Kenya. He was born in Busia, Kenya in 1986. He moved with his family to Nairobi in 1986, it was here that he first worked with other children to make toys with clay soil during rain seasons. Longinos first...

Lucinda Ochieng

Lucinda is a young talented fine artist who has been painting and drawing for the past 8 years. She works on murals, glass mosaics, paintings on canvas and mixed media. When she is not busy creating new art she is a psychology and counseling student at Daystar...

Mercy Nguyo

I'm a Creative – Graphic Designer & aspiring photographer. I currently work for an advertising agency and I enjoy everything that revolves around art. I hope that my art will inspire people to express themselves in one way or another, art is alive and kicking! I'm...

Onyis Martin

Onyis Martin is a Kenyan artist who creates diverse pieces using mixed media. He seeks to use his art to lead viewers into his own cultural world; a world where the sacred and the profane mingle; where worship and domestic life are one and the same. When walking into...

Sheila Bayley

My name is SHEILA BAYLEY, and I a 28 year old Kenyan artist, born and raised in the diverse city of Nairobi. I specialize in contemporary visual art, usually acrylic paint and other mediums ona canvas. I describe my work as my aaurban art addiction, and the drug; my...

Wambui Kamiru

Wambui Kamiru has been developing artwork around the themes of colonialism, identity and independence in Africa. Originally a painter, Wambui now expresses her work through installation. Recent works include: I'm moving out. Tomorrow – 2015, Your Name Betrays You -...

Gado

Cartoonist Godfrey Mwampembwa, a.k.a GADO was born in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on August 6, 1969. GADO is the most Syndicated Political/Editorial cartoonist in the East and Central Africa. His works have also been published in Le Monde (France), The Guardian of London...

James Curtis Wamalwa

Curtis is a young artist who uses various dimensions but mainly focuses on fine arts. He was born and raised in Nairobi and currently staying in Ongata Rongai. He is a university graduate with a degree in Management Information Systems which comes in handy when it...

Bethan Uitterdijk

Bethan Uitterdijk is a British photography student currently on an around the world photojournalism school. Relatively new to photography, she enjoys art in all its expressions, her most comfortable mediums being writing, drawing, painting and now, photos. Her...

Kennedy Odhiambo

Kennedy Odhiambo is a Kenyan artist from Dandora, the place well-know for being Nairobi’s main dumping site. As one of HAART’s Photography for Nairobi students, he has learned much about photography and is now a professional photographer.

Mutua Matheka

Mutua Matheka is an artist born and bred in Machakos, Kenya, and fine-tuned by Nairobi. His art expressions include drawing and sketching, as well as molding, destroying and occasionally creating ‘stuff’. He has been drawing and sketching since his mother placed...

Aggrey Agwata

Aggrey Agwata is a Kenyan born artist, based in Nairobi, who majors in conventional techniques and styles of painting and drawing. He claims realism as the closest description to his artistic style, as well as elements of surrealism, hyperrealism and conceptual...

Robert Dinda

Robert Dinda is a young Kenyan photographer who takes an unconventional approach to photography. Alongside his passions for photo, music and food, Dinda believes in people and believes in humanity. He credits himself to having a radical view on life. Check out...

Murage Gichuki

Murage Gichuki is a Kenyan art director, copywriter, digital artist and entrepreneur who loves the work that he does. Right now he is in the creative business of problem solving and hopes that his visual expressions can capture the deep dark space that is human...

James Njoroge

James Njoroge is a Kenyan artist based in Nairobi. He enjoys experimenting with different mediums and styles with a particular fascination of incorporating collected items in his work. He juxtaposes these elements, giving them new meaning to reference his reflective...

Norman N. Njoroge

Norman N. Njoroge is a Kenyan artist of many sorts. He is a singer and songwriter, a visual artist, a designer, an aggressive entrepreneur and currently a student in architecture. Following a 3D animation diploma program at Shang Tao. Njoroge worked with several...

Rehema Baya

Rehema Baya is an emerging Kenyan fine art photographer from HAART’s Photography for Nairobi Programme. She has a strong passion for fashion photography and a heart for victims of modern day slavery, which she credits to her volunteering for HAART for two years. As a...

Adam Balcerek

Adam Balcerek was born in Poland. He moved to Germany, where he was studying architecture at the Faculty of Architecture at the Brandenburg University of Technology in Cottbus. After graduation he was working 4 years as architect in the one of the most prestigious...