Otenyo

Dale KotengoNairobiKenya

2020Acrylics on Canvas

91.4 x 109.2 cm

'Otenyo' is a narrative of a Kenyan post colonial Gusii legend called Otenyo Nyamaterere who stood up against British colonial administrator Geoffrey Northcote in Kenya 1917. He was executed and his skull resides in a British Museum for his defiance. His actions gave rise to the struggle for independence in the province of Nyanza.

WOOCS 2.1.9

$ 1,393

1 in stock

I am a Kenyan Based Artist residing and working in Nairobi. I started painting at the age of 13 years but worked in theater and film as an Art Director and Production Designer for 5 and 15 years respectively until i decided to go back to my art studio where i dedicate most of my time painting.

I mostly work with Acrylics on Canvas and sometimes mixed media and acrylic paper for my paintings.

I personally build everything from my stretchers to working surfaces, mounting and of course the painting part too because i love working with different material plus i acquired a lot of these skills while working in the film industry and doubling as an interior designer.

My dream is to change the perspectives of the African People for the sake of the up coming generations through my art and to educate the outside world on African perspectives of the world socially, spiritually and hopefully psychologically. 

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