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: IFE NKILI, an annual Black women's arts 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 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 

2021: BJP, Women in Focus 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

Female in Focus Exhibition, Miami, FL, USA

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/female-in-focus-exhibition-opening-tickets-185184912057

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


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