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Exhibition: ‘Facing Life’, by Olivia Pendergast, Jan. 25 – Feb. 23 2020 @ #16 Rosslyn Lone Tree Estate


Opens: Saturday, 25 January 2020
Venue: #16 Rosslyn Lone Tree Estate (One Off Contemporary Art Gallery)

Until: February 23, 2020

About
One Off proudly opens the year with an exhibition of glorious portraits (and a couple of beautiful landscapes) by Olivia Pendergast. ‘Facing Life’ is vintage Pendergast.

Rich oil painting replete with her signature over-drawing.

January 17, 2020 at 11:57 am Leave a comment

Exhibition: Atlantico – Angola and Sao Tome & Principe Contemporary, Jan 22 – Feb. 21 2020 @ Circle Art Gallery


Opens: Wednesday 22 Jan, 2020
Venue: Circle Art Gallery
Time: 6 – 8 pm

Runs until 21 February 2020

Featuring: Babu | Uólofe Griot | Ricardo Kapuka | António Ole | Kapelo Paulo | Daniela Ribiero
Kwame Sousa | Joana Taya | Nelo Teixeira | Van | Franciso Vidal | Zbi

ATLANTICO: ANGOLA AND SÃO TOMÉ & PRÍNCIPE CONTEMPORARY
Circle’s first exhibition for 2020 is a group show featuring 11 artists from Angola and one from São Tomé & Príncipe; a combination of established masters & emerging artists living in Angola and the diaspora. ATLANTICO presents a cross-section of the varied practices developing in contemporary art from this geographical region of Atlantic Africa.

All the works embrace fiction and non-fiction; incorporating personal, political, economic, cultural, and mythological themes.

The exhibition is curated by Dominick A. Maia Tanner, producer-curator and gallerist at ‘ELA-Espaço Luanda Arte’.

He is also the founder of ´Angola AIR´ the country´s first artist-in-residence programme for non-Angolans artists and collectors.

January 17, 2020 at 11:57 am Leave a comment

Exhibition: Creative Millennials, Jan. 16-26 2020 @ Alliance Française


Dates: January 16-26, 2020
Venue: Alliance Française

Artists: Andrew Chege, Zephaniah Lukuamba, Joseph Makau, Edna Taabu, Otto Gohole, Moses Sabayi, Elam Yabish, Margaret Sherie, Martin Musyoka, Philip Oyuga & Elizabeth Kiambi.

Creative millennials is an art movement of upcoming and practicing artists, made up of alumni of the Dept. of Fine Art and Design of the Kenyatta University, as well as some final year students. Their passion for creating exceptional work and availing it to the public is their driving force.

January 16, 2020 at 11:43 am Leave a comment

Exhibition Launch: Wasted, Dec. 19 2019 @ Shifteye Studios, The Priory – Argwings Khodek Road


Date: December 19, 2019
Venue: Shifteye Studios, The Priory, Argwings Khodek Road, Nairobi
Time: 7 pm
Entry: Free

About
An immersive experience to launch wasted.ke’s debut project, #Wasted, a creative response to the plastic pollution crises where they turn the mirror on themselves and then ask you — can you do it better?

December 16, 2019 at 9:20 am Leave a comment

Exhibition: ‘Heaven Can Wait’ by Michael Soi, Dec 11 2019 – Jan 10 2020 @ Circle Art Gallery


HEAVEN CAN WAIT: An exhibition of new works by Michael Soi, Kenyan, b.1972

Opens Wednesday 11 Dec, 6 – 8 pm
Venue: Circle Art Gallery

The exhibition runs until 10 January 2020*

About
Michael Soi’s distinct style is instantly recognisable in Kenya. His satirical commentary on Kenyan social, economical and political life has garnered him a large local and international following. Soi began his practice in 1995, and his paintings are influenced by the history of political cartoonists in the region. This new body of work continues this tradition.

He has traveled far and wide to residencies and workshops and exhibited in East Africa, Ghana, South Africa, South Korea and U.S.A.

* The gallery will close for the holidays from Dec 21 to Jan 2 2020. During this time we will open by appointment between 11 am and 3 pm.
Call +254 (0)790 289-991 to book an appointment, and please give at least 24 hrs notice

December 5, 2019 at 10:40 am Leave a comment

100 Days Art Exhibition by Sogallo, Dec. 7 2019 @ Lava Latte, 209 State House Road


Date: December 7, 2019
Venue: Lava Latte, 209 State House Road
Time: 6-9 pm
Tickets: KES 2,000/- and KES 3,000 for Couples – Available, here.

The Exhibition is to showcase the pieces done by Sogallo during his 100 Day water color
Painting challenge.

Pieces will be selling from KES 5000-15000

December 5, 2019 at 10:39 am Leave a comment

Exhibition: ‘From then to the Present’, by Mary Ogembo, Until Dec. 13 2019 @ Village Creative, 48 Mbabane Rd, Lavington


Dates: Until December 13 2019
Venue: Village Creative, 48 Mbabane Rd, Lavington
Time: 10am – 4pm Daily

December 5, 2019 at 10:39 am Leave a comment

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