Posts tagged ‘Moses Nyawanda’

3rd Edition of the Kenya Art Fair 2016, Nov. 11-13 2016 @ Sarit Centre – Westlands

Dates: November 11-13, 2016
Venue: Sarit Centre, Westlands
Time: 10 am – 6 pm
Entry: Free

The third edition of the Kenya Art Fair is set to be the best one yet, showcasing vibrant and contemporary art by both emerging and established artists from the East African region.

Participating institutions, galleries, artists and art collectives include: Circle Art Agency, Diani Beach Art Gallery, the Art Space, the Godown Art Centre, Nairobi Bag Factory (Michael Soi), Polka Dot art gallery, Railway Gallery, Banana Hill Art Gallery, Fundi Art Gallery, Umoja Gallery (UG), Karibu Gallery (UG), Njovu Gallery (UG) Brush Tu, Liege Gallery, Fek Fek Gallery (UG), Photizo Gallery, Dust Depo,Wajukuu Art Project, Cyrus Kabiru Art, Samuel Githui, Kamal Shah, Gerladine Robarts, Yassir Ali,Moses Nyawanda, Peter Kenyanaya, Patrick Nganga, Academy of Graphic Technology and the Kenya Copyright Board.

Happening alongside this will be interactive art talks on issues around the visual arts facilitated by various stake holders, special site specific installations, a books area with exciting new art books, and a display of the best submissions from the Wasanii and Grafitti Art competition.

For more information, on the schedule and activities, visit the Kuona Trust website


November 7, 2016 at 6:48 pm 2 comments

Exhibition: Social Perceptions, Until Jan. 31 2016 @ Cultural Dynamism Gallery – National Museum

Painting by Moses Nyawanda

Painting by Moses Nyawanda

Social Perceptions by Railway Museum Arts Studio Artists;

Dates: Until January 31, 2016
Venue: Cultural Dynamism Gallery, Nairobi National Museum
Time: Daily 8.30am – 5.30pm
Entry: Normal Museum Rates Apply

This exhibition of paintings by Kevin Ndege, Stephen Njenga, Samwel Njoroge and Moses Nyawanda is the artists’ response to certain social issues in the world we live in today.

The four artists have varied individual perceptions of this subject that each has addressed in a unique and captivating style. They work in a space situated in the heart of Nairobi’s Central Business District, the Railway Museum Arts Studio that is housed by The Nairobi Railway Museum.

Other members of this studio are Peter Ndirangu, Lia Barhane, Joan Otieno and Sam Githinji.

January 4, 2016 at 9:00 am Leave a comment

Exhibition: Colour Identity, Jul. 9-31 2015 @ Alliance Française

Colour Identity
Dates: July 9-31, 2015
Venue: Alliance Française
Free Entrance

Moses Nyawanda, Moses Muigai, Kevin Ndege, Pascal Chuma and Isabellah Mosigisi come together in a group exhibition entitled ‘Colour Identity’. Colour is a potent element of these artists’ visual language, each distinctively exploiting colour value in his/her creativity.

Moses Nyawanda and Kevin Ndege are based at the Railway Museum Art Studio. Pascal Chuma and Isabellah Mosigisi are from the Bobea Art Centre in Eastlands. Moses Muigai practices from his studio at home in Thika. Both Moses Nyawanda and Moses Muigai are graduates of the defunct Creative Art Centre which played a significant role in the Kenyan Art Scene from the 70s to the late 90s. Pascal studied at the Buruburu Institute of Fine Arts and Kevin and Isabellah are self-taught.

July 3, 2015 at 9:48 am 2 comments

Exhibition: I Just Don’t Get It by Moses Nyawanda, Until Jun. 19 2014 @ Que Pasa Bar & Bistro

Husbands for Hire by Moses Nyawanda | Photo Moses Nyawanda

Husbands for Hire by Moses Nyawanda | Photo Moses Nyawanda

Art Exhibition by Moses Nyawanda

Dates: Until June 19 2014
Venue: Que Pasa

June 12, 2014 at 12:18 pm Leave a comment

Group Exhibition: Young and the Old, Until Aug. 25 2013 @ National Museum

Dates: Until August 25, 2013
Venue: Creativity Gallery, National Museum
Entry: Museums Rates Apply

Exhibiting Artists: Martin M Otieno, Benta Oguda, Billy Mutua, Tabitha Munyoki & Moses Nyawanda

July 31, 2013 at 11:41 am 2 comments

Evening Art Walk: Absolut Art Absolut Spirit, Dec. 6 2012 @ National Museum of Kenya

Absolute art Absolute Spirit
Date: December 6, 2012
Venue: National Museum of Kenya
Time: 6.30 pm

The National Museum of Kenya Permanent Art collection will be showcased to the public for the very first time

Exhibiting artists: Cartoon Joseph, Moses Nyawanda, Michael Dete, James Mutisya, Moses Muigai, Wilson Mwangi, Erick Wamagata, Oliver Okoth

Also get a chance to walk with artists through museum art galleries
Walk through the gallery
Complementary Absolut Vodka will be served

December 1, 2012 at 3:51 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: Painting & Sculptures, May 5-31 2011 @ Alliance

The French Cultural Centre is showcasing paintings by Moses Nyawanda and Sculptures by Kepha Mosoti

Dates: May 5-31, 2011
Venue: Alliance Française ground floor gallery
Entrance: Free

Moses Nyawanda-Paintings
Moses Nyawanda shows his recent paintings inspired mainly from his personal lifestyle and experiences and influenced by the cubist style. He uses his art as a tool of remembering, recognizing and appreciating one’s history, as well as for keeping records for future use.

Kepha Mosoti-Sculptures
Kepha is a graduate of the Buru Buru Institute of Fine Arts. A multi-talented artist, Kepha prefers to concentrate on sculpting using mixed media. He is greatly inspired by African culture and women. He has recently been using mahogany wood to create hyper-realistic work that is quite mind boggling.

May 3, 2011 at 10:47 am Leave a comment

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