AWARDS

• 2006 MFA fellowship award winner - The School of the Art institute of Chicago
• Gold Circle Award for 2001 - Newspaper Personal Opinions: Off Campus Column
Writing from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association of Columbia University, New York.
• Student leadership awards - The School of the Art institute of Chicago - 1999/2000
• Certificate of Achievement: The Housing Finance Corporation of Kenya Exhibition - Nairobi, 1996
• Certificate of Recognition: Kenya National Independence Exhibition - Nairobi, 1988
• Recognition for emerging young artist: The Kenya National culture Exhibition - Nairobi, 1982

ACTIVE ART LIFE

2006 : Resident artist for September, the City of Chicago - Open Studio Program
2005: Chicago does wood - group show at Hull house
2003: show with painter Nicole Olsdal. Holy covenant Methodist center
2002/2003: "Living Art 2" exhibition by Gallery 37 teaching artists.
2000: Group show at Gallery X, The School of the Art Institute.
1996: National Housing Finance of Kenya Exhibition
1995: The Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Mausoleum.
1994: British Council Exhibition
1988: Kenya National Independence Exhibition.
1983: Became part of permanent collection of the Ministry of Culture - Kenya.
1982: Kenya National Culture Exhibition.
1982: Kenyatta University cultural week exhibition
1982: Group sculpture presented to the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

NEWSPAPER MENTIONS

The East African Standard - "Kisumu reject's artist plan" - November 1996.
The Daily Nation of Kenya - "Artist's Plan for town" - October 5, 1996
The Daily Nation of Kenya - "Tribute to fallen hero" -July 7, 1995
The East African Standard - "Artists will to be free" - November 22, 1994
The Daily Nation (Kenya) - Exhibition at the British Council Offices, Kisumu - October 24, 1994.
The Daily Nation (Kenya) - "Great but unknown artist" - February 1993


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