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Kenyan Artist in education, providing art workshops in schools to inspire and unlock creativity

Wall Hanging Workshop (Age: Year 1, 2, 3, 4, and year 5)

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.

Water Colour Painting Workshop  (Age: Year 3, 4, 5 and year 6)


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.. Every child will be Inspired to create his or her own piece of artwork, making lifeless paper into a vibrant artwork,, every painting has a story and every child has a creative side,.










T - Shirt Painting Workshop (Age: Year 3, 4, 5 and year 6)


Sing along and dance workshop (Age: Nursery, reception and year 1

Dance with Gakonga and learn some simple but yet great moves and have fun, for reception and nursery. the workshop is more tailored as a sing along  and dance workshop to help the children count, make sounds and make dance moves. while enabling them to laugh and smile.

Rumba Kenyan (Dance Workshop): Age: Year 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6

Join Gakonga in this magical workshop full of energy and movements. The dances vary from Kenyan Traditional right the way through to modern disco. The songs soon has the children moving and dancing to the rhythmic beats and happy music. A wonderful workshop that helps children with exercise, co-ordination as well as building confidence, children and adults alike are soon up and joining in with [Rumba] Kenyan dance and movements. After the children have danced their socks off they have a short break, now they learn how to make a kenyan soft ball which is simple, safe and fun. Once completed they play "Swahili tagâ" Which encourages motor skills and team building.

Kaleidoscope  workshop (Age: Year 4, 5 and Year  6)

This work is based on Gakonga water colour style of painting on paper

Art Education in  a multicultural Society, "the tribal life of Maasai, Swahili and Kikuyu people in the their native land continues to inspire me". Once you learn how to express your self through dance art, you will not see life  in the same way again. You will have a new outlook and a new input, art is the median through which you can achieve this - enjoy every step.




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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Artist in education, providing art workshops in schools to inspire and unlock creativity

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