Lincoln Mwangi | Kenya

Lincoln Mwangi was born in 1996 in Nairobi, Kenya where he still currently lives and works.

Lincoln studied drawing and painting at the Buruburu Institute of Fine Arts, Nairobi.
Mwangi is currently working as an artist for the Brush Tu Art Contemporary Artist Collective in Nairobi.

Through various mediums and techniques, the artist recalls encounters of daily reality, presenting these manifestations as figurative forms and portraits, exploring themes such as identity, death, choices, relationships, feelings and fear in his practice; Mwangi represents his figures with wet cloth over the heads, suggesting struggle and uncertainty.

Lincoln Mwangi | Kenya

PREVIOUS EXHIBITIONS

Selected exhibitions:

2019
Objects, Space, Movement and Facades, Nairobi, Kenya

Behind This Face, Gravitart Gallery, Nairobi, Kenya

Aftermath of Aftermath, Brush Tu Art, Nairobi, Kenya

A Glimpse of East Africa, Lagos, Nigeria

2018
“Africa And Other 54 Countries: Focus On Kenya”, AKKA Project Dubai, Alserkal Avenue, Dubai

ART X FAIR, Lagos, Nigeria

Ode to Mankind, Lagos, Nigeria

Pyenga, Brush Tu Art, Nairobi, Kenya

Walking The Line, AKKA Project Dubai, Dubai, UAE

Yearning, The Attic Art Apace, Nairobi, Kenya

World Art Dubai, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai

2017

The Untitled, Polka Dot Gallery, Nairobi, Kenya

Art to End Slavery II, Kobo Trust, Nairobi, Kenya

Young Guns, Circle Art Gallery, Nairobi, Kenya

Aftermath and Aftermath, Kuona Trust Art Centre, Nairobi, Kenya

Manjano Exhibition, GoDown Arts Centre, Nairobi, Kenya

2016
Kenya Art Fair, Sarit Centre, Nairobi, Kenya

Manjano Exhibition, Village Market, Nairobi, Kenya

2015
Kenya Art Fair, Sarit Centre, Nairobi, Kenya

Manjano Exhibition, Village Market, Nairobi, Kenya

2014
Room for Giants, National Museum of Kenya

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    Untitled I, 2018, Charcoal on Paper, cm 100 x 92
    Untitled II, 2018, Charcoal on Paper, cm 100 x 92

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