Jua Kali Diaries
Fine Artist Profile: Njambi Rahab Shine
By margaretta wa gacheru
Njambi Rahab Shine is one of Kenya’s most exciting young female artists.
Her work of 24 paintings was just recently on show at the Banana Hill Art Gallery (Alex Wainaina’s wonderful African Masks are up there now) and the show gives one an opportunity to see how rapidly the woman has refined her colorful, impressionistic style.
Njambi’s a self-taught artist who got her start as a painter by making herself an integral part from the outset of the Banana Hill Art Studio. Being a wife to the BHAS founder, which had its inception in the early 1990s, but was officially registered in 1994, one might easily define Njambi as the mama mainstay of the group. Read full Article