Posts tagged ‘Mary Ogembo’
Exhibition of new works by Mary Ogembo
Mary Ogembo‘s work is inspired by the African woman. She depicts the beauty and daily activities of the woman, and overlooks the negative stereotype placed on the African woman.
Her paintings are very rich with vibrant Earth colors, usually associated with Africa and the background pretty much relates to the subject and brings about the state of the environment. Her subject forms are exaggerated in some areas, which give the paintings a naive look.
Mary Ogembo’s paintings have been collected by The National Art Gallery of Zimbabwe in Bulawayo, The Standard Chartered Bank UK and Casoria museum in Naples Italy.
She has also held successful exhibitions outside Kenya in the following countries; France, USA, Egypt, Canada, Finland, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Tanzania, Zambia, India, Germany and Lithuania.
From the GoDown to the CBD: Exhibition by Various Artists from the GoDown, Jul. 30-Aug. 31 2013 @ Alliance
Opening: July 30, 2013
Venue: Alliance Francaise
Time: 6 pm
Exhibition Dates: July 30-August 31, 2013
Art works by: Otieno Kota, Mike Kyalo, Alex Mbevo, Tom Mboya, Patrick Mukabi, Moses Mukono, Charles Ngatia, Mary Ogembo, Robbie Omweri, Andrew Otieno, Dickens Otieno, Michael Soi & Ian Waswa
Curated by Thom Ogonga
Featuring work by resident artists;
Dickens Otieno, Mary Ogembo, Caroline Mbirua, Hassan Fadhul, Dickson Kaloki, Charles Ngatia, Tom Mboya, Patrick Kariuki, Michael Soi, Thom Ogonga, Alex Mbevo, Esther Mukuhi, Martin Onyango, Patrick Mukabi, Noor Jefwa
The theme of the exhibition is Art Bits and will feature artworks produced in the course of the year
Opening: Saturday 24th November, 2012
Venue: GoDown Arts Centre
Time: 2-6 pm