April Kamunde - New Artist Joining AAG's roster

Published 10 February 2023 in News

April Kamunde is a painter born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya. After spending 17 years doing portraiture commissions, she transitioned into full-time practice in late 2020.

“I invite the audience to peep into the moments of pause and introspection being experienced by the women featured in the work. I explore what it looks like to choose one’s self, to take up space, to slow down and unburden one’s self in today’s demanding world.” - April Kamunde

Kamunde works primarily in oils creating paintings that tell intimate and personal stories. Through soft and delicate brush strokes, her subjects, oftentimes placed into a natural, lush environment, radiate a gentle and natural presence. While often working from an autobiographical origin, her work leans into shared experiences, making it relatable across audiences and intending to explore and ignite conversations.

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