Patrick N Karanja is a dynamic artist exploring different media in fine arts. He trained in
His work is an attempt at depicting the different issues that impact on his practice and or society, and at times the world as a whole. These issues could be social, political or both, depending on the specific concerns at the given time; therefore he has never been keen on looking for his own signature style, but rather techniques and media that serve the desired functions.
Born in Nairobi in 1990, he graduated with a degree in industrial design and fine arts of St Lawrence University, Kampala, Uganda, in 2013. He is a voracious reader of whatever educational literature he puts his hands on. He is slowly creating a niche for himself in the art scene.
2009-2013 Pursued a degree in industrial art and design of St Lawrence University Uganda
2005-2008 Kenya Certificate for Secondary Education
1997-2004 Kenya certificate for Primary School Education
EXHIBITIONS AND AWARDS
May-June 2018 Exhibition at the Talisman restaurant, Nairobi.
December 2017Group exhibition at the Polka dot gallery
August 2017 solo Exhibition at Kuona trust art gallery
November 2016 Kenya art fair- Wasanii exhibition
November 2015Kenya art fair- Wasanii exhibition
November 2014 Kenya art fair- Wasanii exhibition
Kenya art fair- Wasanii exhibition
Solo fine art exhibition at Michael Joseph center, Safaricom house
October 2013 Group exhibition, Russian consulate Nairobi
October 2011 Group exhibition, Nairobi national museum