Posts tagged ‘Richard Kimathi’

Group Exhibition: Faces by Franklyn Dzingai, Charles Sekano, Richard Kimathi, El Tayeb Dawalbeit, Sebastian Kiarie, Salah Elmur, Souad Abdelrassoud, Fitsum Berhe Woldelibanos, Samuel Githinji and the late Prof.Pilkington Ssengendo, Oct. 31 – Dec. 31 2020 @ Red Hill Art Gallery

Charles Sekano, 50 x 75 cm, Pastel on Paper, ca 1985 | via the Gallery

Opening: October 31, 2020
Venue: Red Hill Art Gallery

Dates: Until 31st December 2020*

Portraiture – the exploration of the Human Face – has been a significant topic in the Art History.

A subject to capture the inner world behind a face, the beauty and elegance, the passion and emotion, the distortion and despair.

* appointment, while maintaining the necessary Corona safety protocols.

October 30, 2020 at 10:27 pm 1 comment

Exhibition: Wounds by Richard Kimathi, Jul. 6 – Aug. 11 2019 @ #16 Rosslyn Lone Tree Estate

Opening: July 6, 2019
Venue: #16 Rosslyn Lone Tree Estate

Until: August 11, 2019

July 1, 2019 at 11:25 am Leave a comment

Exhibition: Bare Knuckle by Richard Kimathi, Aug. 25 – Sept. 25 2018 @ One Off Contemporary

Opening: August 25, 2018
Venue: One Off Contemporary
Time: Noon – 5 pm

Until September 25, 2018

Bare Knuckle
One Off Contemporary Art Gallery is enormously honoured to present ‘Bare Knuckle’, the latest series of intriguing works by Richard Kimathi. One of the most eagerly awaited exhibitions of the year, this series will not disappoint. Male sexuality is the focus of his extensive inquiry. As ever, his interpretation of complex concepts common throughout humanity is highly original and beautifully executed.

August 20, 2018 at 11:37 am Leave a comment

Exhibition: Blue, Darkly, Deeply, Beautifully Blue, Nov. 25 2017 – Jan. 15 2018 @ One Off Contemporary

Private View: Saturday, 25 November 2017
Exhibition Run: 25 November 2017 – 15 January 2018

Featuring works by: Richard Kimathi, Kyalo Justus, Anthony Okello, Ehoodi Kichapi, James Muriuki, Rashid Diab, Dickens Otieno, Timothy Brooke and James Mbuthia

November 22, 2017 at 3:24 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: On the Outside Looking In by Richard Kimathi, Jun. 24 – Jul. 25 2017 @ One Off Contemporary Gallery

Opening: June 24, 2017
Venue: One Off Contemporary Art Gallery
Time: noon – 5 pm

Open Until July 25, 2017

Richard Kimathi along with four other Kenyans are representing their country at the Venice Biennale. One Off Gallery is enormously proud to host a show of Richard’s latest work in Kenya from 24th June, titled ‘On the outside looking in’. Always experimenting and pushing the envelope, in this series Kimathi uses metal as his painting surface. And as ever, he explores the emotionally charged political climate surrounding us.

June 20, 2017 at 4:50 pm 2 comments

Exhibition: Recent Works III, Nov. 26 2016 – Jan. 17 2017 @ One Off Contemporary Art Gallery

Opening: November 26, 2016
Venue: One Off Contemporary Art Gallery

Until: January 17, 2017

One Off welcomes you to its last exhibition for 2016. Recent works III will comprise un-shown or little shown significant works by all our gallery artists including Peter Ngugi, Beatrice Wanjiku, Peter Elungat, Richard Kimathi, Florence Wangui, Ehoodi Kichapi, Harrison Mburu, James Mbuthia, Chelenge, Timothy Brooke and Peterson Kamwathi.

Find more information, here

November 20, 2016 at 4:00 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: Common People by Richard Kimathi, Feb. 27 – Mar. 27 2016 @ One Off Contemporary Gallery

Common People
Saturday, 27 February 2016
Noon to 5pm
Venue: One Off Contemporary Gallery

Until: March 27, 2016

One Off welcomes you to an exhibition of Richard Kimathi’s most recent oil paintings titled “The common people”. Arguably Kenya’s leading ‘artists’ artist’, Kimathi needs no introduction. In this series of extraordinary oil paintings he has been inspired by the migrant crisis and the ongoing dilemmas of Kenya’s politics. As ever, the quality of his painting is sublime.

February 23, 2016 at 10:04 am Leave a comment

Exhibition: Men and Women by Richard Kimathi, Until Oct. 22 2014 @ One Off Contemporary Art Gallery

Men and Women
Dates: Until October 22, 2014
Venue: One Off Contemporary Art Gallery

Find more information here

October 2, 2014 at 5:22 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: Labyrinth 50 Years of ART in Kenya, Nov. 16-24 2013 @ Belgian Ambassador’s Residence

TheLabyrinth art exhibition showcases 50 years of Art in Kenya at the Belgian Residence. More than 130 works of art from 12 artists working in Kenya are displayed to show the exceptional artistic qualities of some of the main actors of the Kenyan cultural scene.

This exhibition is curated by the Belgian Marc Van Rampelberg who has been working for over three decades in Kenya as a curator and a collector.

Labyrinth is open to the public from Saturday November 16 to November 24 onwards from 2 to 6 pm. Access is by registration only. Please send an email with your name and address to!

With artwork from: Chelenge Van Rampelberg, Fitsum Berhe Woldelibanos, Gakunju Kaigwa, Jackson Wanjau, Jak Katarikawe, Kivuthi Mbuno, Morris Foit, Patrick Mukabi, Peterson Kamwathi, Richard Kimathi, Samwel Wanjau and Sane Wadu.

Curator: Marc Van Rampelberg

NOTE: Labyrinth is open to the public from Saturday November 16 onwards from 2 to 6 pm. However, access is by prior registration only and the Embassy reserves the right to organise these visits to the exhibition. Please send an email with your name and address to if you are interested in a visit!

November 15, 2013 at 8:55 am Leave a comment

Celebrating 14 Artists Represented by One Off Gallery, Aug. 25 2013 @ One Off

14 artists represented by 1 off
Date: Sunday August 25, 2013
Venue: One Off Gallery
Location: #16 Rosslyn Lone Tree
Time: 11 am to 5 pm
Contacts: 0722 521 870

Artists Represented by One Off: Antony Okello, Beatrice Wanjiku, Chelenge van Rampelberg, Ehoodi Kichapi, Florence Wangui, Harrison Mburu, James Mbuthia, Mandy Bonnell, Peter Elungat, Peter Elungat, Peter Ngugi, Peterson Kamwathi, Richard Kimathi, Shabu Mwangi and Timothy Brooke

August 19, 2013 at 4:26 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: Little Dresses by Richard Kimathi, Jan. 27 – Mar. 27 2013 @ One Off Gallery

Little Dresses
Richard Kimathi’s exhibition opens at One Off Contemporary Gallery on Sunday 27th January, 2013
Time: from 11 am to 5 pm
Location: #16 Rosslyn Lone Tree

Exhibition Runs Until: March 27, 2013
Tel: 0722 521870

January 19, 2013 at 1:51 pm Leave a comment

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