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Exhibition: On this Plane of Life by Peter Elungat & Olivia Pendergast, Sept. 1 -24 2014 @ One Off Gallery

Exhibition featuring recent works by Peter Elungat and Olivia Pendergast at One Off Gallery.

Peter Elungat
Private View: Sunday, 31 August
Time: from 11am to 5pm.

The exhibition runs until 24 September 2014.
Venue: One Off Gallery, # 16 Roselyn

About

Peter Elungat needs little introduction.
Since his first solo show managed by One Off was opened by Rob Burnet in a ground floor shop in the Yaya Centre in the late 90s, he has enjoyed enormous recognition domestically and has earned the accolade of being one of the highest selling artists in Kenya. One of the few artsists to truly cross the cultural divide, Elungat attracts collectors in equal numbers from all ethnic backgrounds and walks of life.

Following a residency at Kuona Trust, Elungat started his career painting tiny figurative forms on equivalently small squares of canvas. Subsequently, his works have grown in scale in tandem with his audience. Current canvases are now some of the largest works in the gallery characterized by his portrayal of mostly single female forms after the style of some of the major renaissance painters. A spiritual essence pervades these works.

In contrast, Olivia Pendergast is little known in Kenya.
A graduate of a five year BFA program at Columbus College of Art and Design she went on to work in Los Angeles for a further five years in the film industry as a conceptual designer. Since 2007 she has been based out of Seattle and has lived and painted in Malawi, Haiti, Ethiopia and Bangladesh. Most recently she has worked in Nairobi. The exhibition at One Off will focus on portraits she has made of the people of Kawangwari.

‘The paintings that I create are a direct reflection of the experience I am having. I simply see something that creates movement …By being present I am aware of hundreds of times a day when this movement occurs and as a way to express excitement, I am moved to paint’.

Diverse as these two painters are in background and experience, they share a common palette and also a fascination with the exploration of proportion as it relates to the human form.

Find out more about the work of Peter and Olivia and the exhibition on www.oneoffafrica.com

September 1, 2014 at 1:13 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition by Ehoodi Kichapi, Jun. 29 – Jul. 23 2014 @ One Off Contemporary Gallery

Ehoodi Kichapi invite 2014
Art Exhibition by Ehoodi Kichapi;

Dates: June 29-July 23, 2014
Opening/Private Viewing: June 29, 2014 from 11 am to 5 pm
Venue: One Off Contemporary Art Gallery

June 27, 2014 at 11:09 am Leave a comment

Exhibition by Timothy Brooke, Until May 30 2014 @ One Off Contemporary Art Gallery

Timothy Brooke

April 28, 2014 at 2:58 pm Leave a comment

Artist’s Workshop, Apr. 11-12 2014 @ One Off Contemporary Art Gallery

One Off workshop

April 3, 2014 at 12:33 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: Beauty & Ugliness by Beatrice Wanjiku, Mar. 30 – Apr. 27 2014 @ One Off Gallery

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Exhibition of paintings by Beatrice Wanjiku

Opening: March 30, 2014
Venue: One Off Contemporary Art Gallery, #16 Rosslyn Lone Tree

Exhibition Dates: Until April 27, 2014

March 25, 2014 at 5:38 pm 1 comment

Art Exhibition: by Salah Ammar, Feb. 23 – Mar. 26 2014 @ One Off Contemporary Art Gallery

Salah Exhibition
Exhibition of paintings by Salah Ammar

Opening: February 23, 2014
Venue: One Off Contemporary Art Gallery, #16 Rosslyn Lone Tree

Exhibition Dates: Until March 26, 2014

February 20, 2014 at 10:51 am Leave a comment

Exhibition: by Visiting Ethiopian Artist Zerihun Seyoum, Jan. 26 – Feb. 19 2014 @ One Off Contemporary Art Gallery

Zerihun at One Off
Opening: January 26, 2014 from 11 am to 5 pm
Venue: One Off Contemporary Art Gallery

Exhibition Dates: Until February 19, 2014

About Zerihun
A graduate of Addis Ababa University, Zerihun taught art for three years before devoting himself full time to producing his own work. He opened a studio he calls the ‘Embassy of ideas‘ which welcomes artists from around the world to collaborate and create.

His works have been extensively exhibited at home and in New York, London, Brussels, Frankfurt, Paris and Djibouti.

January 21, 2014 at 10:43 am Leave a comment

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