Lute Mwakisopile


Lutengano (Lute) Mwakisopile is a full-time multimedia visual artist: an illustrator, a painter, mixed media artist and print maker. He started his career at Nyumba ya Sanaa, where he learnt his craft, and has since worked for NGOs and commercial organizations as an illustrator for books and teaching materials. Lute has exhibited widely in local art institutions and cultural spaces including the National Museum, Nafasi Art Space, Vipaji gallery, and the Alliance Fran├žaise. He has been featured in East African Biennales, and has recently completes residencies at Gibbs Farm in Arusha Kuona Trust in Nairobi. He currently has his studio at Nafasi Art Space.