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 and will be featured in Mastercard Foundations publication on Young African Artists 2018. She currently lives and works in Nairobi, Kenya.
2014- 2017 Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting. Cum Laude
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
2018Circle Art Gallery | Nairobi, Kenya, New Threads Village Market in collaboration with GoDown Art center| Nairobi, Kenya, Manjano 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 2016Oxygene MCL, Nairobi, Kenya Mural Painter and Designer 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.
Publications Hope, Energy, and Ingenuity Published by Mastercard Foundation SCAD Lacoste Painting Blog Editor and co-founder
Awards 2017Graduated Cum Laude, Savannah College of Art and Design Best In Show 2017 Alexander Hall Award 2016-2017Studio Award Recipient, Savannah College of Art and Design 2014-2017Exceptional Portfolio Honors Scholarship Dean’s List, Academic Honors, Artistic Honors Scholarships Savannah College of Art and Design