Christian Mafigiri Mugarura

Christian Mugarura Mafigiri is a professional and award winning comic artist living and working in Kampala. He has been a comic artist since his childhood but studied Journalism at Uganda Christian University, Mukono. In 2013, he won the comic book competition...

Nadia Wanjiru Wamunyu

Nadia Wanjiru Wamunyu is currently based at Kuona Trust, Centre for Visual Art. She started drawing much earlier in her formative years, in 2010 she began her professional artistic practice under the mentorship of Patrick Mukabi at the GoDown Art Centre. She works...

Lemek Tompoika

Lemek Tompoika is a visual artist from Nairobi, Kenya. Born in 1988 in Kajiado County, Kenya. He attended a course in Art and Drawing at the then Creative Art College in Nairobi. Lemek also has a diploma in culinary arts from the Kenya Utalii College. He became a...

Magdi Adam Suliman

Magdi Adam Suliman is a Nairobi-based Sudanese artist who paints in vibrant colours and bold motifs, his work is dialogue between different cultures and represent his strong feelings that art must be used as a tool to help initiate this dialogue. His pieces richly...

Brian Omolo

Brian Omolo Is a graphic artist born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya. He is inspired by personal experiences and a desire to work outside the conventions of computer graphics. Omolo works with the immaterial, fictional ideas that he attempts to put together to tell a...

Michael Odhiambo

Michael Odhiambo is a Nairobi based artist working from the Dust Depo art studio. He works in a variety of mediums ranging from oil pastels, acrylic, graphite and charcoal. Check out facebook.com/Michael-odhiambo-art Instagram...

Grace Naitiemu Nyanjom

Grace Naitiemu Nyanjom is a young artist who uses of color in a playful manner to bring out different emotions in her work. She is currently working at Dust Depo since 2013. Her work in this exhibition shows the different phases that victims of human trafficking...

Gloria Muthoka

Gloria is a visual artist living in Nairobi and based at the GoDown Art Center. She has a passion for young people, loves to engage in both traditional (painting) and digital (graphic design) art and dabbles in photography.  

Bwana Mdogo

Bwana Mdogo is an illustrator and cartoonist living and working in Nairobi, Kenya.

Patrick Mukabi

Patrick Mukabi is one of Kenya’s most known artist whose practice spans over 20 years. He studied art from primary school all the way through his years at Eastleigh Secondary, the Creative Art Centre and finally at the Kenya Polytechnic, where he studied graphic...

Kepha Mosoti

Kepha Mosoti is a visual artist who was born in Kisii Kenya, and studied at the BURUBURU Institute of Fine Arts in the years 2000-2003.In 2006, he joined Kuona Trust, Center for visual art and has since been working there. Mosoti is mostly known for his minimalist...

Onyis Martin

Onyis Martin was born in 1987 in Kenya. He has won awards to exhibit in Taiwan at the Taipei International Art Competition in 2014 and 2015, Simama group show, 2013, the Kenya Art Fair (2015), Circle Art Gallery’s exhibitions Paper II and Freedom|Flight|Refuge, THAT...

Leevans Linyerera

Leevans Linyerera is a Kenyan born artist under the tutelage of Patrick Mukabi. He is inspired by emotions and human behaviors towards each other. He is a proficient painter who uses acrylics, charcoal, ink and unconventional mediums.

Mary Wangari Kinuthia

Mary Wangari Kinuthia is an artist who makes work in 3Dimension and relief, her work explores texture in different materials. Her uniquely crafted work is inspired by her experiences, natural surroundings and contact with people. She incorporates her own...

Samuel Githui

Samuel Githui studied painting at the Creative Arts Centre Nairobi, in the 1990s. Since then he has worked and exhibited consistently in Kenya and internationally and is well known for his figurative paintings that depict day to day life expressed with great technical...

Nicholas Asao Gaitano

Nicholas Asao Gaitano is an emerging artist based in Nairobi. He started out by making portraits and sculptures and is now beginning to investigate new mediums and techniques. He is currently investigating subjects based on collective human experiences as well as his...

Marc Ellison

Marc Ellison is an award-winning data- and photojournalist based in Glasgow, Scotland. Currently Marc is a senior data journalist for the BBC, and a freelance photojournalist. He has produced multimedia work from Canada, Mali, Mozambique, South Sudan, Tanzania,...

Lia Beharne

Lia Beharne is an Eritrean artist who works in different mediums including paintings print making, drawings and installation. Her work is inspired by culture, places and migration. Beharne has participated in several art and photography workshops in Kuona trust,...

Rehema Baya

Rehema Baya is an emerging fine art photographer based in Nairobi. In 2013, she began her practice under the tutelage of Adam Balcerek, a Polish photographer with HAART’s Photography for Nairobi Program. She has continued to work alongside other alumni of the program...

Mohammed Altoum

Mohammed Altoum is a Sudanese photographer and cinematographer. His work travels between cultures, people, places and time. Through the lens he documents experiences, scenes and people as he sees them. He approaches photography as a subtractive process that distills...

Mekbib Tadesse Admasu

Mekbib Tadesse was born and raised in Addis Ababa, he studied business administration and information at Addis Ababa University of Commerce and graphic design at Image Graphic Design School. Under the mentorship of International Photographer Aida Muluneh through her...

Ng’endo Mukii

On the Ides of March, a creature with a fiery afro was born. Receiving her primary education under the instruction of Catholic nuns, she left Kenya to experience the Century’s Super Power. She later passed many moons searching through the dense fog of the Queen’s...