Waweru Gichuhi

Artist Bio

Waweru Gichuhi is a painter and mixed media Artist based at Brush Tu art studios in Nairobi. He joined Brush Tu Art in 2014 after working as a Graphic Designer for a few years to concentrate on his art practice. He studied Art and Design-Graphic Design at Technical University of Kenya.
Primarily known for his colorful portraiture and figurative works in Acrylics, Waweru actively experiments with different media and styles in his quest to explore diverse contemporary topics affecting people in their day to day life, environment, identity and socialization.
He is currently exploring the impact of technology on human interaction and behaviour, with a keen interest in Social Media.. He is also experimenting with different printmaking techniques.

Selected Exhibitions

  • Making A Mark – ( Polka Dot Art Gallery)
    2016
  • Recent Works – ( Karen Blixen Museum)
    2016
  • ESSENCE – ( Michael Joseph Centre)
    2016
  • In The Coming Year – ( Art Space Kenya)
    2015
  • ISK FOTA – 2015, 2016
  • Kenya Art Fair – 2014, 2015, 2016

Publications

GAZE
PENSIVE 2
Solitude
Her Open Letter
Melancholy
REFLECTION
OPTIMISM
DISCONCERTED
HYMNS OF CORRUPTION
PIANIST 2.