Ms. ANNE MWITI

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Department of Fine Art and Design 
P.O Box 43844 Nairobi 
Tel: 810901-19 Ext.57332
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Anne Mwiti is an accomplished artist living in Nairobi, Kenya and lecturing at the Department of Fine Art and Design, Kenyatta University.
Anne's artworks are creations influenced by the contemporary world of magazine pop culture, the African society she has grown in and renown artists such as Andy Warhol, Henri Mattisse, El Anastsui, Chris Ofili, Mark Rothko to name a few and psychologists such as Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung. She started drawing at the age of five having scribbled a female figure like an Egyptian princess. Since then she has followed her dream to become an internationally recognized artists from Africa and emerged as the winner in the World Citizen Artist competition 2014 to be awarded the WCA award 2014 in London with the artwork, "A Stitch in Time" that was exhibited for three months at the National Museums of Kenya, from 26th July-26th September 2015.
Her art is continually evolving through experimentation that creates dynamism that is fun and spontaneous  as well as thought provoking. She achieves her objectives through the use of diverse themes, techniques, media and styles.

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

 

Venue/Gallery.                                  Year.                     Type.           Title of the Show
1. Ramoma Contemporary Museum. 2009.           Group.             Large and Small
2. Gallery Watatu.                                2010.            Group.            General
3. Café Dés Arts.                                  2011.           Group.             General
4. ISK FOTA.                                         2011.            Group.             Kenyan Artists
5. National Museums of Kenya.           2012.          Group.         Sanaa ya Makaratasi
6. Village Market.                                  2012.          Group.        Heart of Art
7. Osteria Gallery.                                 2012.           Solo.           The Mystical
8. Talisman.                                           2012.           Solo.           Absolute Femininity
9. Que Pasa.                                         2013.           Solo.           Collages
10. Iroko Artists Consultancy.    2013.   Group.   The Naked the Nature and the Nude
11. National Museums of Kenya.          2013.            Solo.           Fleeting Shadows
12. Circle Art Agency.                            2014.        Group.        Paper Art
14. ISK FOTA.                                        2014.        Group.       Mixed media Art
15. Kinshasa DRC.                            2014.            Group.      Women without Borders
16. Brasil.                                               2014.        Group.     Show De Bola
17. Village Market.                                 2014.        Group.     World Cup 2014
18. Michael Joseph Art Gallery.             2014.         Duo.             Kizazi
19. Belgravia Gallery, London.               2015.        Group.     World Citizen Artists
20. ISK FOTA.                                         2015.        Group.      Art in Motion
21. National Museums of Kenya.            2015.         Solo.        A Stitch in Time
22. Art Space.                                           2015.        Group.      Launch of Art Space
23. Circle Art Agency.                               2015.        Group.      Paper Art
24. Kenyatta University.                           2015.         Solo.     Opening of  Alumni Building
25. ISK FOTA ISSEA, Kenya.                   2016.         Group.   ISSEA
26. Alliancès  Fráncais, Kenya.               2016.         Group.   Women International Day
27. Artball, New York.                              2016.         Auction.  AMREF
28. Karen Country club.                          2016.         Group.    Karen Village Women Artists

More Publications

  • Modules in “African Surface Decoration Methods” and “Basic Jewellery.”
  • E-art in the 21st Century Education. A power point presentation at the 1st Regional e-conference 2008 in Kenyatta University.
  • 2011 International Association of Universities (IAU) International conference
  • 2011 Museums of Kenya presenting “The proud, the shy and the angry; Many (Hi) stories, one Museum” 30.09 -14.10.2011 (Connecting with the Human Kind).
  • 2009Autodesk 3D animation workshop at Nairobi Institute Technology (NIT)
  • 2007 November E-learning workshop and micro/multimedia training 2007 June-August Digital Media and Communication (DMAC) workshop
  • 2007 July Capacity building on Mentorship workshop- Utalii Hotel by Kenyatta University 2007 March Departmental curriculum development workshop
  • 2006 Poverty Elevation through art interventions in Tanzania and Uganda workshop- World Neighbours
  • 2003 Critique of a community based community resource centre/ Gallery-Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
  • 2002 Waste management in Nairobi province workshop-UN- Habitat
  • 2000 Teaching- Aids and resource materials for private primary schools- Mirema School
  • 1998 Creation of the school of Art and Design at Kenyatta University Workshop- Machakos Garden Hotel
  • 1996 Micro- Finance business for women (Jewellery making) - Kenya Gatsby Charitable Trust

International Publications

  •   Contemporary International Artists 2013/2014/2015
  • Hidden Treasure Magazine 2014
  • Artslant online Gallery
  • Saatchi Art Online
  •  Art of Imagination

Collected artworks in private collection.

  • United Kingdom
  • Switzerland
  • USA
  • SouthAfrica
  • Congo DRC
  • Kenya
  • Kenyatta University

Features

  • Nation Media
  • The Standard News paper
  • The Star
  • GBS TV
  • The Business Daily
  • World Citizen Artists Youtube.


Volunteer work
Volunteer as a mentor for YALI( Young African Leaders Initiative)
Children art program at Kibera (Little Prince School under Artists 4'Development.)

Website: www.annemwiti.com
www.artslant.cm-annemwiti
www.saatchiart.com/annemwiti
www.artofimagination.org/pages/Mwiti




 

 

 

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