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Interview with Dennis Muraguri – Visual Artist – Nairobi, Kenya

Dennis Muraguri - Visual Artist - Nairobi, Kenya

Dennis Muraguri was born in Naivasha, Kenya, where he completed his primary school. He completed his high school in Kiambu and later moved to Nairobi where he went on to major in Drawing and Painting from the Buru Buru Institute of Fine Arts. He topped his class with distinction. Dennis is currently a painter and sculptor. He uses wood and metal for his sculptures.

You can connect with Dennis on Facebook or you can email him for further information or to purchase his art.


View Dennis Muraguri’s gallery. You can also view his artwork after the interview below.


ExtraImaginary: Dennis, could you please give us a background of yourself and your art?

Dennis Muraguri: I started very young, I did not know what I was doing actually. Art came from the toy making, the drawing of matatus (Kenyan buses) when I was a kid, and it came to a point where it affected my work in school cause I would no longer take notes. I would draw instead of taking notes, so my books were filled with a lot of drawings. But I still did not know what that was. I did not know it was art. I did not know what that meant. So later on I was lucky to go to a high school where there was art lessons. Then I took that. After that I went to a college where they taught art called Buru Buru Institute of Fine Arts. From there I came directly from college and started practicing.

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