About the Artist
Patrick Kinuthia describes himself as a semi-expressionist painter, investigating colour and energy, light and form. His artistic journey started at a young age at his home in Gachie, Kiambu. Here, the work of American Realist Norman Rockwell, inspired the young
Tuesday 22nd November 2016 (2pm - 4pm)
Born in 1980, in Masaka, Uganda, Collin Sekajugo is a Kampala based Ugandan-Rwandan artist. His work draws on his immediate socio-economic context, acting as commentary for the events he witnesses in his environment. He sees his work as a reflection of his
Wednesday 2nd November 2016 @2pm - 4pm
As a follow-up to the last conversation, held at The Art Space, Mukami Kuria will be giving an update on the plans in place for "The Gathering," an artists forum created by Michael Armitage, Nicola Armitage and herself. "The Gathering" offers African artists
Ngene Mwaura, born in 1981, has worked as an artist for over a decade. He trained at Glendale Community College, and later Pasadena City College in California. Mwaura’s wide ranging practice has seen him take on various projects including album cover design, mural painting, book illustration, and
With growing attention on art from Africa and particularly from the region, we discuss what the role of collectives is in providing space to work, collaborate and network locally and internationally.
Maina Boniface and Michael Musyoka will take us through The Brush Tu model, past, present, and
Jiemin Tomita, Head of Recruitment and Partnerships will be on hand to discuss opportunities for education at Bath Spa as well as tracks in careers related to The Arts.
Pendo Muthiora will also be in hand to answer your questions as the Bath Spa Representative in Kenya.
Come learn more about
Friday 1st September 2016 - 2pm to 4pm
The Gathering, an artists forum created by Michael Armitage, Nicola Armitage and Mukami Kuria, offers African artists (local and diaspora) a chance to interact with each other outside of an institutional context. The space offers practicing artists a
Photo Credit: Joel Lukhovi
Raphael Chikukwa and Renée Mboya will be in conversation about the future of Contemporary Art in Africa. They will touch on key pointers on Art History from Africa and well as current perceptions on art from Africa.
With East Africa remaining relatively less known in
Alex Andrew Njoroge holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Nairobi. He decided to follow passion for art, choosing to become a professional artist in 2006. He has exhibited extensively in Nairobi, at Nairobi National Museum, Kuona Trust and Banana Hill Art Gallery. He has also
Born in 1987 in Nanyuki Town, Kenya, Boniface Maina has been an artist for seven years. He is a painter who describes his style as surreal and figurative. He is the co- founder of BrushTu Art Studio in Buru Buru.
Maina has exhibited his work widely in Nairobi, including at the Nairobi National