P. Wamaitha Ng'ang'a (b. 1982, Kenya) , is a Kenyan-British visual artist and photographer based in London, England.  She is represented by Calabar Gallery, New York.

Using mixed media and photography, Wamaitha creates works that confront contemporary issues on women and children rights, social, political and environmental issues and cultural identity.  She works with self-portraiture in the realm of art therapy . Her work further explores the interconnections of nature, spirituality, memory , trauma and healing. 

She studied Photography (First class BA Hons) and Media, Campaigning and Social Change (MA) at the University of Westminster, England.

Select Solo and Group Exhibitions 

2021,Black Artists in Their Own Realm: Ideas, Materials and Techniques : Calabar Gallery, New York, USA

2021, African African Artists And Processes: P. Wamaitha Ng'ang'a and Alexendre Kyungu Mwilambwe: Calabar Gallery, New York, USA

2020, African Diasporic Perspectives in Cinema and Contemporary Art, PRIZM Art Fair, Calabar Gallery, Miami, USA

2020, AMREF ArtBall Auction , Artsy, New York, USA

2019, Marginal , Re:Centre, London, UK

2018, Snapshot of Nunhead , The Green Nunhead, London, UK

2016, Freerange Exhibition, Truman Brewery, London, UK

2016, TMC Collective Showcase, Autograph ABP, London, UK

2014, Everything's A Document, University of Westminster, London, UK

2013, Migrant Voice’s Photo Exhibition, Migrant Voice, London, UK

2012, Southwest Fest Art Exhibition, House of Fraser, London, UK

Select Lectures & Talks

2019, Panel Speaker, ‘Photography on gender issues, strengths and limits’ , Imperial White City Incubator, London, UK

​2016, Artist Talk, ‘Race, migration and the power and politics of storytelling through black audio and visual arts’, Autograph ABP, London, UK

​2016, Artist Talk, ‘Standing together against domestic violence’, Supporting Refugee & Migrant Women EOU Annual Conference, London, UK

Special Projects & Donations

2020, AMREF ArtBall Auction , Artsy

Recognitions 

2020, Addis Foto 6th Edition Festival Finalist

http://addisfotofest.com/

2021, BJP, Women in Focus winner

https://www.1854.photography/awards/female-in-focus/winners-2021/#foogallery-59169/i:13

Upcoming Talks, Exhibitions and Art Fairs

IFE NKILI is an annual Black women's arts festival :https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ife-nkili-2021-tickets-149516783725

Calabar Gallery will be at OMG ART FAIRE from SEPTEMBER 30 TO OCTOBER 3.Tickets are available here: https://omgartfaire.com/visitors and https://www.eventbrite.com/e/omg-art-faire-tickets-166706875753

African African Artists And Processes: P. Wamaitha Ng'ang'a and Alexendre Kyungu Mwilambwe: Calabar Gallery, April 17, 2021 - May 16, 2021, New York, USA  https://calabargallery.com/exhibitions-2/

 6th Edition Addis Foto Festival: Dec 2- Dec 6, 2021, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia  http://addisfotofest.com/

8th Edition Prizm Art Fair: Calabar Gallery,  Nov 30 - Dec 21, 2020  , Miami, USA  https://www.prizmartfair.com/artist/p-wamaitha-nganga-calabar-gallery/ and https://www.artsy.net/artist/wamaitha-nganga

Amref Health Africa ArtBall:  Benefit Auction 2020, New York, USA  https://www.artsy.net/auction/amref-health-africa-artball-benefit-auction-2020

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