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Learning Together From the Comfort of Your  Class Room              Karibu - Welcome to Gakonga  Workshop 


Karibu (Welcome): 

See the Art:                                                                  

  Workshop: Tropical Sailing

This silhouette painting workshop depicting Kenyan coastal life is a great painting activity and a wonderful way for children to socialise and be creative. It is inspiring and involving and every child will be able to produce a master-pierce of their own artwork inspired by artist Gakonga

Medium: Water colour on paper

Workshop: Drummers


This Silhouette art painting is a true reflection of expressing happiness through painting, dance and movement, it will help the children's creativity, imagination and self-expression. It can also be linked to performing arts.

Medium: Water colour on paper

Age: Key stage 2 and above


Age: Key Stage 2 and Above

      Workshop: Inspiration


Kenyan sunset melt into this watecolour, fusing together to set a scenery for the dancers.

Join Gakonga in this workshop to learn all the skills and techniques that he uses to create his vibrant art works that are full of joy and movement..

Medium: Water colour on paper

Age: Key stage 2 and above

Workshop: Coastal Kenya

This Silhouette art painting captures the mood of coastal Kenya where artist gakonga grew up. This workshop will 'ignite' the children's imagination and enable them to capture and transmute their imagination into a beautiful piece of artwork that they will treasure for ever.

Medium: Water colour on paper

Age: Key stage 2 and above

This  is a fabric (calico) and stencils workshop, Once the children have painted the background, they then use Gakonga's pre-cut stencils to complete their piece of wall hanging.

Workshop: Wall Hanging

Medium: Fabric Paints and Fabric

Age: Key Stage 1, 2 and above

Workshop: Kenyan Dance

Dance with Gakonga and learn some simple but yet great moves and have fun, 


Gakonga uses dance to inspire creativity and to enable the children to have fun

Age: All ages 

Nursery: Sing along

This sing along workshop will help your nursery children count and make the sound of a duck, monkey and a donkey and enable them to laugh and smile.

Dancing is part of live and having fun is important.

Age: Nursery and Reception

Reviws, Testimonies and What People Say


School References


Conway Art Centre - Wales (A.E.M.S course) Contact : Debby Cottam, Tel 01248714501

Cheshire Development Education Centre (Cheshire) - Contact:  Heather Swanston, Tel  01244 347 880

Brighton Prep College - Contact Mr Robert, Tel 01273 704259

Chase Lane School – London

Lyne Park Primary School – London

Alsager Secondary school –Stoke on Trent

West Hendon Primary School – Essex

Elizabeth Academy - Nottingham

Oakington Manor Primary School

CRB/DBS: Available

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