Maina Boniface - Video


Born in Kenya in 1987, Maina Boniface is one of Kenya's fast rising emerging artist living and working in Nairobi- Kenya. He attended junior school and high school in the same town. In 2006, he attended YMCA Training Institute-Nairobi to study Art and Design where he graduated with a diploma. Maina gained interest in drawing and painting with acrylics being his favorite medium for painting. He is inspired by human reactions and his daily encounters which he shows with his surrealistic figures. Maina is currently experimenting with a combination of abstract and surrealism. With a touch of imagination, he says, he gets to express humanity in an extra-ordinary way and this is evident in his subjects.

Maina is founding member of Brush Tu Art Studio and Discovered Artistic Talents (DArTs). He is represented by Diani Beach Art Gallery and Gallery Glocal Art.
• 2013 Russian Embassy- Nairobi

2013 Kenya National Museum- Nairobi (Group Show)

2013 UNRC- Nairobi

2013 Gallery Glocal Art, Thorup Denmark (Solo Show)

2012 Kenya National Museum, Nairobi Kenya

2012 One-Off Gallery, Nairobi Kenya

2011 Lily Pond Art Gallery, Nanyuki Kenya

2011 Cycles of Life, Café des Arts, Nairobi

2010 Afro Inspiration, Italian Institute of Nairobi

2010 Unveiling Africa, Alliance Francoise de Nairobi



Art Fairs:

2011 The German Charity Christmas Bazaar, Nairobi

2011 GC23 Summit and Art Fair, UN Headquarters
• 2013 Kenya Arts Diary

2013 The Saturday Nation

2012 The Daily Nation

2011 The Star

2010 The Standard