Kenyan Art Resources

Kenyan Art Resources

Newsgroups: soc.culture.african From: LYN DOBRIN Subject: African art sources Message-ID: Date: Thu, 7 Jul 1994 14:20:54 GMT

Here are some sources for Kenyan art:

Gallery Watatu, Box 41855, Nairobi Phone (this is an old number so it may no longer be valid) - 28737 The owner is Ruth Schaffner

Charles Kombo Worldwide Investment Lines PO Box 8833 Nairobi

In Kisii, in southwestern Kenya, is the Kisii Soapstone Carvers Cooperative. The art director for the co-op is:

Elkana Ong'Esa Kisii Soapstone Carvers Cooperative PO Box 3240 Kisii, Kenya Phone/fax (also an old number) 254-381-21406

Elkana is a gift sculpture who has work at Unesco Headquarters in Geneva and other buildings throughout Nairobi.

If you want to know more about Kisii stone, just ask.

Lyn Dobrin

Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar
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