Ehoodi Kichapi Jes'se -- Mixed Media
Jes'se work is all about liberated artistic expression, increased exposure through public exhibition of works to influence and inspire others to express themselves creatively through art . In particular, the less fortunate, including street-children and the mentally ill, from whom he draws inspiration as an artist.
Jes'se is currently the artistic director of Kuruka Maisha School of Arts. The organisation assists street children from less fortunate backgrounds by teaching them new skills in art.
2010: Power and Rights, Denmark
2009: Solo Exhibition, Rahimtullah Museum Of Modern Art (RaMoMA), Nairobi, Kenya
2009: East African Art Biennale, Dare Salaam, Tanzania
2007: Alliance Française in Nairobi, Kenya.
2006: University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky, USA.
2006: Goethe Institute in Nairobi, Kenya. Communicating Artist
in the “All Kenyan Cartoonist” Exhibition.
2005: Le Rustique in Nairobi, Kenya. Joint Exhibition: Jes’se
Ng’an’ga & Maina Mbuthia
2005: Alliance Française in Nairobi. Group Exhibition with 16
Contemporary Kenyan Artists: “The Dangers of Mines”.
2004: Le Rustique in Nairobi, Kenya. Joint Exhibition: Jes’se
Ng’an’ga & Maina Mbuthia.
2004: Java House Downtown in Nairobi, Kenya. Solo Display
of Drawings: Jes’seNg’an’ga.
2003: Alliance Française in Nairobi, Kenya. Group Exhibition
with Kuruka Maisha Boys: “Jump Up & Grab Life”.
2002 - 2007: Visual Arts Instructor, Kuruka Maisha in Umoja,
2002 - 2007: Counsellor, Daraja Rescue Project in Umoja,
2004 - 2006: Volunteer Facilitator, BodyMaps in Kenya.
Documenting the lives of people living with H.I.V/AIDS
2003: Cartoonist, Communicating Artists of Kenya.
2000 - 2002: Illustrator (Cartoonist), Media Meridian
International (Kenyan Military Journal), Nairobi, Kenya.
2002 – 2007: Salon Technician, Dort in Nairobi, Kenya.
2004: Participant, World Fellowship for Schizophrenia and
Allied Disorders (WFSAD) in Chennai, India. Conference
regarding the importance of families in coping with mental
2006 - 2007: Secretary at Schizophrenia Foundation of Kenya
(S.F.K.) in Nairobi, Kenya.
1997 – 2000: Pumwani Secondary School in Nairobi, Kenya.
Kombo Primary School in Machakos District and Nairobi, Kenya.
Modern contemporary art; music, especially West-African music. Working with and helping the unfortunate and the voiceless people in society.
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