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Meet 19-year-old Kanatu Kay: The Kenyan student using African fabric to create stunning works of art


MEET KATANU Kay, the 19-year-old Kenyan student shaking up the art world with her stunning paintings.

Katanu’s unique pieces beautifully incorporates Kitenge/Chitenge (African textiles/fabric) and have granted her entry into various art exhibitions in Nairobi, such as The dusitD2 Nairobi Art Gallery and the Nairobi Art Buyers Weekend.

Her father is also a painter who is helping her nurture her gift with the help of social media, which she uses as a tool to market and sell her artwork.


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