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Elijah Ooko

Elijah Ooko Elijah Ooko (1968- ), Kenya

1968 Born in Siaya

1991 Exhibited at galleries in Nairobi

1994 Exhibition and artist-in-residence at Genichiro Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Marugame, Japan

1995 Solo exhibition at Gallery Watatsu, Nairobi

Started self-taught as an artist in the late 1980s, he is currently based in Nairobi as a wildlife painter.

His powerful works feature frontal, statuesque depictions against monochrome, pale blue backgrounds.

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