Agnes Waruguru Njoroge (b. 1994 Nairobi, Kenya) received a B.F.A. with honors in painting and a minor in art history from the Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia in spring of 2017. She earned an International Baccalaureate Diploma from the United World College of Southern Africa, Mbabane, Swaziland in 2013. Her art is one of disclosure, using her cultural background and nomadic lifestyle as inspiration for works ranging from painting, drawing, printmaking, needlework and installation. Her work has been exhibited in group shows internationally, including galleries in Savannah (GA), Valencia (CA) in the USA; Lacoste, France and Nairobi, Kenya. It has also been mentioned in online publications such as the District. She currently lives and works in Nairobi, Kenya. Waruguru is looking for opportunities in Sydney, Australia.
2014- 2017 Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting. Honors
2016 Savannah College of Art and Design, Lacoste, France Study Abroad
2013-2014California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA Fine Arts
2010- 2012 UWCSA Waterford Kamhlaba, Swaziland International Baccalaureate Diploma
2017Welmont Gallery | Savannah, GA, A Place That is Not Yours Alexander Hall Gallery | Savannah, GA, B.F.A. Senior Painting exhibition Non- Fiction Gallery | Savannah, GA, Alexander Collective Salon Alexander Hall Gallery | Savannah, GA, SCAD DeFine Art Student Showcase
2016Lacoste, France, Lacoste Open Studio
20151.3 Gallery | Nairobi, Kenya, Process // Progress Shifteye Gallery | Nairobi, Kenya, Paper Main Gallery | Stevenson Ranch, CA, Udon of Tina
Present Personal Art Tutor, Nairobi, Kenya Teaching classes to children between the ages of 7-12 three times a week for 3 hours at each session. We examine different formal elements and techniques. 2016-2017 African Students Association, Savannah, GA Historian 2014 - 2015Circle Art Gallery, Nairobi, Kenya Intern | Art handling, exhibition hanging, social media, graphic design and photo documenting 2013 Cranium Ink, Nairobi, Kenya Intern | Assistant photographer and graphic designer.
SCAD Lacoste Painting Blog Editor and co-founder
Awards Academic Honors Award Scholarship Exceptional Portfolio Honors Scholarship