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Painting Birds

By Art Program, Uweza Art Gallery

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…

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Thankful Tuesday: Uweza Art Gallery

By Art Program, Thank you, Uweza Art Gallery

#GivingTuesday is just four weeks from today! We will be spending every Tuesday leading up to the big day celebrating #ThankfulTuesday and dedicating our posts to appreciating groups and individuals who make our work possible. Today, our focus is on Uweza Art Gallery. To date, with your support, we have generated just over 5,200,000…

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Kibera Through the Eyes of an Uweza Artist

By Uweza Art Gallery

Douglas Maina first joined the gallery in 2012 and has long been known for his detailed paintings of landscapes and animals. Last year, he decided to focus on painting Kibera. According to Maina, “Kibera is a diverse place with many activities. I decided to do these pieces because personally to…

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Kibera ArtFest

By Events, Kibera News, Partnerships, Uweza Art Gallery

In May, we launched a call for submissions for Kibera ArtFest, an exhibition and art contest aimed at bringing exposure to the beauty of Kibera and abundant talent of Kibera’s artist and photographers. We received submissions from more than 40 creatives and will be holding an opening for an exhibition…

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