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Selected Solo Exhibitions:

… matter of record, Hive Projects: Ed Cross Fine Art, London, 2010 | Click here

Sitting Allowance, The Goethe Institute, Nairobi, 2009 | Click here

Solo Exhibition, Le Rustique, Nairobi, Kenya, 2007

Solo Exhibition, The GoDown Art Centre, Nairobi, Kenya, 2006

Solo Exhibition, University of Kentucky, Tuska Center for Contemporary Art, Kentucky, USA, 2005


Selected Group Exhibitions:

VOLTA NY, Pier 90, New York, 2015 | Click here | Click here | Click here

Grain de Folie, St. Louis, Dakar, Senegal, 2014

Freedom, Nairobi National Museum, Nairobi, Kenya, 2013-14 | Click here

Kings and Kinship, National Art Gallery, Nyanza, Rwanda, 2013-14

Six Degrees of Separate Nations, The Frost Art Museum, Miami, USA, 2013  | Click here

Hymn for a Republic, Hilger Contemporary, Vienna, Austria, 2012

Sanaa ya makartasi, Nairobi National Museum, Nairobi, Kenya, 2012

Nairobi: A state of mind, KunsHas Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria, 2011

Coca-colonized, Marte Musemu, San Salvador, El Salvador, 2011

ARS11 Africa in Kouvola, Kouvola, Finland, 2011

Ordinary Rendition, Iwalewa Haus, Bayreuth, Germany, 2010

IFAN, “DAK’ART 2010” Biennale, Dakar, Senegal, 2010

Space: Currencies in contemporary African art, Museum Africa, Johannesburg, RSA, 2010

Stereotype III project, Old Law Courts, Mombasa, Kenya, 2010

Coca-colonized, BrotKunsthalle, Vienna, Austria, 2009

Woodcuts plates and prints, Liverpool World Museum, Liverpool, 2008

Africa Now: emerging talent from a continent on the move, World Bank Headquarters, Washington DC, USA, 2008

Amnesia platform IV “the jetlag experiment”, Nairobi Arts Trust, Nairobi, Kenya, 2007

Printmaking Exhibition, RaMOMA, Nairobi, Kenya, 2005

Kenyan prints, Africa ‘05, Bankside Gallery, London, 2005

Kenya Art, Selena Gallery, University of Long Island, New York, USA, 2004


Residencies & Workshops:

2016: July - August, The Fountainhead Residency, Miami, Florida 

2009: Art Omi, nternational Artists Residency, New York

2006: London Print Studio and Bath Spa University College

2006: Thupelo International Artist workshop in South Africa

2005: Artists in Residence at the University of Kentucky, USA

2003: Fontys Academie Kenya-Holland Exchange


Monographs & Solo Exhibition Catalogues:

Hymn for a Republic, Exhibition Catalogue by Hilger Contemporary, Vienna, Austria, 2012

Peterson Kamwathi, The Goethe Institut, Nairobi, Iwalewa Haus- Bayreuth and Modern Kunst Verlag, under the Contact Zones project, Nairobi, Kenya, 2011

…matter of record, Exhibition catalogue, Ed Cross Fine Art,  London, United Kingdom, 2010


Books & Group Exhibition Catalogues:

SPace: Currencies in contemporary African art, Exhibition Catalogue, Museum Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2012

Coca-colonized, Exhibition catalogue by Hilger Contemporary, 2009

Africa Now: emerging talent from a continent on the move, Exhibition catalogue by The World Bank, 2008

Amnesia platform IV “the jetlag experiment”, Project publication by Nairobi Arts Trust, 2007


Press & Other Links:

"Peterson Kamwathi at Fountainhead", Current Miami 

Transition Magazine, Issue 120, 2016, pp. 28-37

Burke, Jason, "Politics pervades everything: Kenyan artists take on status quo", The Guardian, July 2016


Thackara, Tess, "1:54 Is Providing a Crucial Platform for Contemporary African Art", ARTSY Editorial, 6 May 2016

Kinsella, Eileen, "Must-See Booths at Volta 2015", Artnet News, 6 March 2015

STUDIO AFRICA: Celebrating and Promoting Creativity in Africa 6 May 2013

"Celebrating 14 Artists Represented by One Off Gallery, Aug. 25 2013 @ One Off", Nairobi Now 

That's Inked Up, Oct 2012

Gacheru, Margaretta Wa, "The continuity and class of artist Peterson Kamwathi", The Star, 2 February 2012

Dabrowska, Karen, Peterson Kamwathi: explaining Kenya through wood prints and icons Mataba, 6 January 2011

Court, Elsbeth Joyce, "Matter of Record: Peterson Kamwathi’s Harvest", African Colours 28 October 2010

Whalley, Frank, "What’s next in line from the queue artist?", The East African 23 August 2010

Bienniale de l'Art Africain Contemporain 2010

Kaiza, David, "Carbon-Dating An Atrocity" African Colours, 5 July 2009

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