Dear friends, it was actually last year when some kind guy contacted me through this blog to use my Rwandan paining on his book cover. His name was Jim Bell and after a few mails we agreed my painting will … Continue reading →
Hi Friends! Here are some photos from Art Workshop we were hosting children from International School of Kigali. They had a chance to create beautiful paintings. Art Workshops in Kigali are now a regular event. We are always happy to … Continue reading →
The clan of pygmies in Rwanda called Abatwa were considered great hunters, potters, dancers and singers in the history of Rwanda but it is said that when the colony came the Pygmies were not recognized as a tribe. While others were taken into schools, the pygmies were considered bushmen and incapable of learning. But those pygmies are left alone by the rest of the society.
Similar to the Native Americans in the US or the Aborigines in Australia, Rwanda’s native people now live in close nit communities and face many challenges as the country around them continues to develop.
I am happy to announce that i finally managed to publish gallery of Rwanda paintingswhere you can browse through my past and recent work. However not by far the gallery isnt complete yet but at least you can get an idea of my artistic work.
All paintings are acrylic on canvas and all paintings are for sale.
Some of them are sold, so if you are interested in purchase please fill incontact sheet and feel free to make an inquiry for any painting,
here is short photo update to my opening. We had a lovely night in Heaven restaurant in Kigali. I am happy and thankful to all folks that visited and took time to come. I hope you enjoyed the paintings and traditional dance performance.
My new series of paintings was a challenge to my previous artistic and creative styles. At this exhibition, I will be presenting forty two of my latest acrylic artworks on canvas. You will notice a great change in my painting style. … Continue reading →
Solo Art Exhibition in Kigali by Augustin Hakizimana Looks like i am going to start this blog with invitation:-) Have been very busy lately, having free workshops in Agasozi Art Center in Musanze, working on my latest paintings along with … Continue reading →