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

Wamaitha creates works that confront contemporary issues on women and children's 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.

She co-founded The African Photo Book

Select Solo and Group Exhibitions 

2022: Finding Interconections. P.Wamaitha Ng'ang'a- Calabar Gallery, New York

2022: BJP Female in Focus: Four Corners Gallery. Bethnal Green, London

2021: BJP Female in Focus:  Biscayne Blvd. MiamiFL, USA

2021:  PRIZM Art Fair: Calabar Gallery, Miami, FL, USA

2021: IFE NKILI: An annual Black women's arts Digital festival

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 Alexandre 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

2022: Panel Speaker, 'How will we know when we have achieved gender equality in the photography industry?' BJP Women in Focus, Fourcorners Gallery, London, UK

2021: Artist Talk, In conversation with curator Atim Annette Oton with Wamaith Ng'ang'a and Pamella Allen

2019: Panel Speaker, ‘Photography on gender issues, strengths and limits’ ,Photojournalism Hub. 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

2021: Fashion Fights Cancer, Online Auction

2020: AMREF ArtBall Auction , Artsy


Recognitions & Awards

2022: Surveillance Society. A State of Control Finalist

https://www.loosenart.com/pages/surveillance-society-a-state-of-control-5

2021: BJP, Women in Focus single images winner

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

2020: Addis Foto 6th Edition Festival Finalist

http://addisfotofest.com/


Upcoming Talks, Exhibitions and Art Fairs

2022: 6th Edition Addis Foto Festival

Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire: April 1- 30, 2022

  http://addisfotofest.com/

2022: Surveillance Society. A State of Control

Rome city, Italy: May 12- 20, 2022

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