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Uweza (Virtual) Art Show – Video

On Saturday 12th December, we hosted the Uweza (Virtual) Art Show to provide friends and supporters around the world with a chance to connect with and learn about the Kibera-based artisans that we work with. If you weren't able to join or if you would just like to experience it…
December 14, 2020
COVID-19PartnershipsUweza Art Gallery

Thirteen Awareness Murals!

We are all stronger when we work together. Today, Uweza artists painted a Covid-19 awareness mural in Ngando, Nairobi in collaboration with Tazama Nia, an amazing community-based organization. They have been working around the clock to provide hand washing stations, learning materials, face masks, food assistance, and more to their…
April 13, 2020
Kibera NewsUweza Art Gallery

Growing from Art to Heart

“We decided as artists to go around to write murals, to spread the message of the coronavirus. We wanted to emphasise the common enemy of the virus, that people should be aware of it, they should not take this virus for granted, they should be serious,” says artist Josphat Ndemo,…
March 28, 2020
Art ProgramUweza Art Gallery

First Art Class of 2020

On Saturday, we held our first art class of the year! Students were returning from a one-month holiday break and were tasked with drawing their family's rural homes, either as they experienced over the break or as they imagined it.
January 13, 2020
Art ProgramUweza Art Gallery

Painting Birds

We usually update our website and post paintings for sale every few weeks. This involves taking photos of all of the paintings at the gallery and taking their measurements and multiple people at the gallery get involved. Last week, when we took photos, we decided to include a new painting…
November 26, 2019