Minda Magero

Minda Magero – Los Angeles, California

Minda Magero is a Renaissance Woman with a variety of passions. She enjoys telling stories through writing, performance, and art. Minda’s love for words at a young age matured into a passion for writing. Her writing has been deeply informed by her experiences in Kenya and abroad. Among her early literary influences are African writers…

Gabriela Trzebinski

Gabriela Trzebinski – Houston, Texas

Gabriela Trzebinski was born in Nairobi, Kenya, one of three children, her brothers names are Bruce and Tonio. Her English mother, the writer Errol Trzebinski, was born Eryl Jones, and had changed her first name, when she married a Polish architect, Sbish (Zbigniew, Waclaw) Trzebinski (died 15 March 2005). From early childhood, issues of cross…

Magadelene Odundo

Magdalene Odundo – London, United Kingdom

Magdalene Odundo was born in Nairobi, Kenya in 1950. As a child she lived in Kenya and India. From 1968 to ’71 she attended the Nairobi Polytechnic in Kenya. While there, she studied Graphic Art. In 1971 she left Kenya to attend the Cambridge College of Art in Cambridge, England to continue her study in…

Jepchumba – White Plains, New York

Jepchumba is a digital enthusiast who works hard to combine her two loves: Digital Media and Africa. Originally from Kenya, she has lived around the world developing her interest in philosophy, art and technology. Founder of African Digital Art Network, Jepchumba enjoys studying how technology has changed art and culture. With a Masters Degree in…

Wangechi Mutu – New York, New York

Wangechi Mutu is a phenomenal artist who is pushing boundaries, raising awareness and making a statement with her art.  Her ability to take any medium and make it into something that people will look at in awe has brought her great accolades from some of the harshest art critics in the world. Her work has…

Wawi Amasha, Santa Monica, California

Wawi Amasha is a very talented artist who is showcasing Kenya through her art. She places a giraffe in almost every picture in honor of her grandfather, Ndwiga ( meaning ‘giraffe’).  She uses art to define who we are, and to inspire people. The art shows different perspectives of Kenyan life and are vibrant and…

Ingrid Mwangi, Ludwigshafen/Rhein, Germany

This is one prolific photographer. Her list of works reads like a book. Ingrid was born in Kenya to a German mother and Kenyan father. She has grown up in both countries and is currently living in Germany. She is very outspoken about prejudice against people of color in Germany, and has used her photography…