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  1. BIODATA
NAME:                              MWITI, Anne Ntinyari

POSTAL ADDRESS:
Department of Fine Art
Kenyatta University
P.O. Box 43844- 00100,
Nairobi, Kenya.

EMAIL ADDRESS:                     annemwiti@gmail.com
MOBILE PHONE:                      0724462372 or 0735240994
PROFILE:                           Artist/ Designer

   2. EDUCATION QUALIFICATION
PhD proposal development in progress, Kenyatta University       2011
Masters of Arts (Fine Art), Kenyatta University    1996
Bachelor of Education (Fine Art), Kenyatta University    1993
‘A’ Level –State house Girls High school, Kenya 1989
‘O’ Level-Alliance Girls High School, Kenya        1986

   3. WORKING EXPERIENCE
1996-Present        Assistant Lecturer-Department of Fine Art-Kenyatta University
   4. COURSES TAUGHT
Undergraduate courses in Kenyatta University:
           • Drawing
           • Painting
           • Fabric Design using traditional methods such as Tie-dye, batik, block
               printing and screen printing
           • Industrial designs in woodwork, metalwork, leatherwork, and Jewelery
               design.
Undergraduate courses in Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology:
    • Studio work and presentation techniques in Landscape Architecture
Postgraduate courses in Kenyatta University:
    • Proposal writing and course work in Jewelry and Glassware products using glass
       as a design material.
   5. RESEARCH IN PROGRESS
 2011    PHD Proposal development on “Crisis, Conflict and Culture: The Role of Art”

   6. PUBLICATIONS OF MODULES AND ARTICLES
2011 Eco- Digest publication on Eco- Art
2005 Modules writing of;
   1. “African Surface Decoration Methods”
   2. “Basic Jewellery.”



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   7. APPOINTMENTS IN KENYATTA UNIVERSITY
   • Member of the Kenyatta University School Advisory Committee
   • Fine Art coordinator of e-Learning programme
   • Head of Multimedia section in Fine Art Department
   • Departmental student counselor
   • Kenyatta University mentor
   • Member of Kenyatta University Publishing Unit committee
   • Kenyattta University committee member of the Universities Exhibitions
   • E- learning departmental coordinator
   • FIELD TRIPS WITH STUDENTS
2008 Department of Environmental Planning and Management field trip to Hells Gate,
Naivasha
2007 Department of Fine Art, Kenyatta University field trips to various Art sights in
Kenya, such as Kitengela Glass Works, Kazuri jewelers, and Thompsoms Falls, Thika.
2005 Department of landscape Architecture, JKUAT, field trip to landscaped sights.

   8. SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS AND CONFERENCES ATTENDED
2011 International Association of Universities (IAU) International conference
2011 Museums of Kenya presenting “The proud, the shy and the angry;
   Many (Hi) stories, one Museum” 30.09 -14.10.2011
   (Connecting with the Human Kind).

2009          Autodesk 3D animation workshop at Nairobi Institute Technology (NIT)
2007 November             E-learning workshop and micro/multimedia training
2007 June-August         Digital Media and Communication (DMAC) workshop
2007 July        Capacity building on Mentorship workshop- Utalii Hotel by Kenyatta
University
2007 March       Departmental curriculum development workshop
2006      Poverty Elevation through art interventions in Tanzania and Uganda workshop-
World Neighbors
2003               Critique of a community based community resource centre/ Gallery-
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
2002     Waste management in Nairobi province workshop-UN- Habitat
2000     Teaching- Aids and resource materials for private primary schools- Mirema
School
1998    Creation of the school of Art and Design at Kenyatta University Workshop-
                              Machakos Garden Hotel
1996    Micro- Finance business for women (Jeweler making) - Kenya Gatsby
Charitable Trust

   9.   PROFESSIONAL CONSULTATIONS IN KENYATTA UNIV ERSITY:
   •    Advisory committee
   •    Curriculum Committee
   •    Mentor/ mentee Committee
   •    Departmental Student Counselor


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   •   Teaching practice supervisor

   10. ADMINISTRATIVE AND ORGANIZATIONAL EXPERIENCE:
       • Member of the organizing committee International Association of Universities
         (IAU)
       • Member of the organizing committee Kenyatta University Career week.
       • Fine Art coordinator of e-Learning programme
       • Head of Multimedia section in Fine Art Department
       • Member of Kenyatta University Publishing Unit committee
       • Kenyattta University committee member of the Universities Exhibitions
         organized by Commission of Higher Education (CHE)
       • Kenyatta University committee member of the USA-AFRICA expo-fair 2008
         in Tanzania, 29th May – 7th June.
       • Kenyatta University exhibition committee Member in charge of events and
         décor.

   11. ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE THE UNIVERSITY.
2010                AON East Africa company calligrapher
2009               Art teacher and art therapy for mentally challenged children at Kenya
Community Center of Learning (KCCL)
2007              Calligrapher for Ministry of Health, Kenya.
2006               Calligrapher, AVU, Kenyatta University, Kenya.
2006               Calligrapher for Strathmore University, Kenya
2004- 07           Adjunct lecturer in the Department of Landscape Architecture,
                   JKUAT, Kenya.
2001-06             Art Resource person-Mirema School
                              (Kindergarten to Upper Primary Art classes in various
                              aspects of art)
1997-99            Calligraphers for Kenyatta University
1996                 Research Assistant- Mary knoll Institute of African studies of St.
                              Mary’s
1995                Water color Trainer- Visa Oshwal College
1994                 Design coordinator-The Simpson Carpet Company
1993                 Art Tutor/ Calligrapher- Mosoriot Teachers College
1989                Muralist-Private Premises
1986                 Play backdrops painter/costume designer-Materi Girls
                     Centre
   12. NGO WORK
2006      Poverty Elevation through art interventions in Tanzania and Uganda workshop-
World Neighbors
2003     Critique of a community based community resource centre/ Gallery-Jomo
Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
2002     Waste management in Nairobi province workshop-UN- Habitat
1996    Micro- Finance business for women (Jeweler making) - Kenya Gatsby
Charitable Trust



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  13. MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES
Member- Development of MOU towards partnership between Kenyatta University and
        Intermediate Technology Development Group-East Africa (ITDG-EA)
Member- Task force on Youth Development planning. Stake Holders; Companionship
         of works Association(COWA), German Foundation(DSW),GTZ, UN-
         Habitat, Hope Worldwide, ITDG-EA, Kenyatta University( Fine Art
         Department/Creative Arts), The Ministry of Gender, Sports and Social
         Services
Member- Organizing Committee- National Visual Arts Marketing Association
                       (NAVAMA)
Member- Organizing Committee- Nairobi Youth Week 2003-Ministry of Gender
                               Sports, Culture and Social Services
Judge- NAPAHIKA art exhibitions

   14. EXHIBITIONS AUCTIONS AND COMMISSIONED ART

EXHIBITIONS
2011    Museums of Kenya
        The proud, the shy and the angry;
        Many (Hi) stories, one Museum 30.09 -14.10.2011
        (Connecting with the Human Kind).
2011    Kenyatta University
Zhong Fei Exhibition.
2011     Museums of Kenya
         Zhong Fei Exhibition.
2011     Gallery Watatu
         Torso Studies Nov. 06- 19-2011.
2011     680 Hotel
         Young Entrepreneur Seminar Display.
2011     Gallery Osteria – Karen
         A Gallery Launch Exhibition.
2011     Paa ya Paa

2009     International School of Kenya
         Friends of the Arts (FOTA) Exhibition
2009     Cafe des Arts
         UN based Restaurant solo exhibition.
2009     Cafe des Arts
         Art Exhibition and Book Launch
2009     Umbrella and shoe painting Exhibition at Ramoma Galleries
2003     Kenyan Diverse Talent show- Kenyatta University Department Of Fine Art
         Staff Exhibition Paa Ya Paa Gallery Nairobi
2001     Kenyan Women’s Artist Exhibition- Goethe Institute
2000     Culture Village Art Exhibition- Kenyatta University
1996     Kenyatta University artist exhibition-British Council
1991     Talent search exhibition-Switzerland


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AUCTIONS
2011  Heart of Art
     A village market based, art exhibition and silent Auction in aid of hunger stricken
communities in Northern Kenya
2010 Museums of Kenya
2009 Pride of Kenya Lions’ Auction

COMMISIONED ART
2011 Bronze Ranger Stature
A Kenya Wildlife service commissioned Bronze Ranger Statue to Kenyatta University (on-
going)
2009    Pride Artworks of Kenya
       A Born Free Project with wild in Art to help conserve Kenya’s Lions in partnership
       with Kenya Wildlife service.
15. MEDIA COVERAGE
2011 GBS Television coverage
       Discussions on “Art and Culture in Kenya”
2011 The Star show case of Gallery Watatu
       An Advert on “Torso Studies by Anne Mwiti, Mr. Joe and Nadia Kisseleva”
2010 Sunday Nation July 2010
       A Lifestyle Story by Nyamega Gisesa




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