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Tom Mboya

Tom is a Kenyan born artist based at the Go Down Arts Center in Nairobi, Kenya.

Although hotelier by profession he has spent most of his lifetime drawing and painting. He had a great opportunity in his high school life to study technical drawing and design, later he joined Hospitality College, and he served in the hospitality industry for eight years before he fell out to settle on visual art and painting. He is passionate about painting and his work revolves around the social life of human, animal and the beautiful nature shared among them.

His style is a cocktail of expressionism, impressionism and semi-realistic forms of human, nature, animal and nature done in warm acrylics or oil colors and sound brush strokes.

Tom has participated in several art exhibitions both locally and internationally. Apart from the financial gains, he has donated his art pieces and participated in discharging innovative ideas and mentoring spirit to schools which cater for children with special needs.

EXHIBITIONS

1994        Young artist group Shaw at the gallery watatu, Kenya

2010         Mixed media group exhibition at the Talisman Restaurant Kenya.

2010         Lake Basin art group exhibition sponsored by the Safaricom

2010         Manjano group provincial art exhibition at go down art centre, Kenya, courtesy of                  the ministry of culture, Kenya. 

2010         Art show and sale at the international school of Kenya organized by Friends of The      Arts, FOTA.

2010        Little and Large art sale at the Ramoma Museum Kenya

2010        National art exhibition organized by the Ministry of culture at the Go down art centre, Kenya.

 2011       Manjano art exhibition organized by the Ministry of culture and the Go down art centre,     Kenya.

2011       Art exhibition at the international school of Kenya organized by Friends of The arts, FOTA.

2011       Lake basin Art group exhibition sponsored by Safaricom.

2011       Solo exhibition at Pinks Gallery north coast Mombasa, Kenya.

2012       Exhibition at the National Museum of Kenya.

RESIDENCIES AND WORKSHOPS

2010       Mixed media workshop at the Go down art center Nairobi, Kenya.

2011       Charcoal work workshop at the Go down art center.

2011       Art residency at the Pinks gallery Mombasa, Kenya

2012         Art exhibition at the Pinks gallery, Mombasa, Kenya

 



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