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Artist Jay Kimathi’s Baby Portrait

You can buy prints of this artwork by Kenyan artist Jay Kimathi in our new online shop here:

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We found out today that African artist Jay Kimathi is trending in Kenya according to a tweet we received to our Portraits Africa twitter account here.

Trendinalia Kenya sent us this tweet:

the 1st mention of ‘Kimathi’ appears on your TL. Now is Trending Topic in Kenya!

 

Portrait Painting by Lioda Conrad Signed by Nobel Laureate

News of Portraits Africa artist Lioda Conrad’s recent work, a portrait of former archbishop and Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu includes photos of the artist’s portrait painting being signed by Tutu himself. The painting is a donation made by the artist to the art auction event Life Imitates Art, in Cape Town on March 12th 2016. http://bit.ly/1TUdPO5
Lioda Conrad's portrait of Desmond Tutu
Lioda Conrad’s portrait of Desmond Tutu

Lioda Conrad’s Portraits of African Artists Featured on Xposy

African artist and his found sculpture eyewear, on e of Lioda Conrad's portrait subjects
African artist Cyrus Nganga Kabiru and his found sculpture eyewear, one of Lioda Conrad’s portrait subjects

South African artist Lioda Conrad has begun a series of painted portraits of African artists, including mixed media artists, photographers, sculptors, painters, and portrait artists. Last week, some of her subjects and some of her paintings were featured on Xposy Magazine here.

Portrait of Cyrus Nganga Kabiru, Lioda Conrad
Portrait of Cyrus Nganga Kabiru, Lioda Conrad
Benon reigns, portrait of Benon Lutaaya, oil on Fabriano paper with collage, Lioda Conrad
Benon reigns, portrait of Benon Lutaaya, oil on Fabriano paper with collage, Lioda Conrad

 

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