Location: London
Website: www.dicksonkaloki.com
Bio:

Kaloki was born in 1985 in Kitui District, Eastern Kenya. At two months old, the family moved to Nairobi for a better life .
In 2004, after completing secondary school, he began to explore different art community projects and centres until he settled at the Go Down art centre in Nairobi where he stayed and developed his career for seven years. During this time, he enrolled in BIFA, Buru Buru Institute of Fine Art, where he studied Interior Design.
In 2010, his career really took off, whilst still focusing on painting and exhibiting in Nairobi, he began to get involved in numerous film production companies as an artistic director and set designer. He started working with a British based charity, Anno's Africa / One Fine Day who provide different art forms to children in the slums of Kenya to be their new head of art.
In 2011, Kaloki had his first international exhibition in Madrid and In 2013, he moved to Kuona Trust, Nairobi, a centre for visual art, where he painted from for one year until relocating to his own private studio. Since then he has exhibited in Berlin, Cologne, Denmark and has exbibitions lined up in London and Wales in 2015/16.

Exhibitions:

SELECTED GROUP & SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015 Portrait exhibition | Brick Lane Gallery, London
2015 Spring Salon | Candid Arts Trust, London
2015 Artsdepot | Artsdepot Open, London
2015 The Voices | The Gallery London, London
2014 Faces | Peponi Hotel, Lamu
2014 Today and beyond | Meditereno, Nairobi
2014 My Voice | Mexican Embassy, Nairobi
2014 The Stranger in Me | Quepasa, Nairobi
2014 Art Aution | Australian Embasy, Nairobi
2014 Give back My Voice | Omnibus, London
2013 Manjano Price Exhibition | Village Market, Nairobi
2013 Out of Kenya | The Art lounge, Cologne
2012 Paint me a Future | Ganzambo, Madrid
2011 Art Auction | Panafric Hotel, Nairobi
2010 10 years annivanssary | Godown Art centre, Nairobi
2006 Jury Competition | French Cultural Cente, Nairobi
2006 Art Sale | International School, Nairobi

SHOOTS
2010 Nairobi Half life | Gingerink Production
2010 Malika | Bee and Dust to dawn
2010 TV CUATRO through Kenya | kanakna production
2011 Airtel | Gingerink Production
2011 Mudabala | Sound and Pictures Production
2012 Milo | Dreamcatcher Production
2012 Tigo | Dreamcatcher Production
2012 Nisisi | Safe Getto Production
2014 Guinness Africa 'The Gatherer' | Studio ANG
2014 Our World Is Round | Studio ANG

COMMUNITY PROJECTS

2009 - 2015 Head of Art | Annos Africa Org
2009 -2015 Head of Art | One Fine Day Org
2010 Women's Prison Training Workshop | Kuona Trust
2013-2015 Art For Life | Dickson Kaloki
2013 Peace Iniciative Murals | Chemonic (KTI) United Nations
2014 Art for kids in Lamu | Anidan Org

SELECTED GROUP & SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015 Portrait exhibition | Brick Lane Gallery, London

2015 Spring Salon | Candid Arts Trust, London

2015 Artsdepot | Artsdepot Open, London

2015 The Voices | The Gallery London, London

2014 Faces | Peponi Hotel, Lamu

2014 Today and beyond | Meditereno, Nairobi

2014 My Voice | Mexican Embassy, Nairobi

2014 The Stranger in Me | Quepasa, Nairobi

2014 Art Aution | Australian Embasy, Nairobi

2014 Give back My Voice | Omnibus, London

2013 Manjano Price Exhibition | Village Market, Nairobi

2013 Out of Kenya | The Art lounge, Cologne

2012 Paint me a Future | Ganzambo, Madrid

2011 Art Auction | Panafric Hotel, Nairobi

2010 10 years annivanssary | Godown Art centre, Nairobi

2006 Jury Competition | French Cultural Cente, Nairobi

2006 Art Sale | International School, Nairobi

SHOOTS

2010 Nairobi Half life | Gingerink Production

2010 Malika | Bee and Dust to dawn

2010 TV CUATRO through Kenya | kanakna production

2011 Airtel | Gingerink Production

2011 Mudabala | Sound and Pictures Production

2012 Milo | Dreamcatcher Production

2012 Tigo | Dreamcatcher Production

2012 Nisisi | Safe Getto Production

2014 Guinness Africa 'The Gatherer' | Studio ANG

2014 Our World Is Round | Studio ANG

COMMUNITY PROJECTS

2009 - 2015 Head of Art | Annos Africa Org

2009 -2015 Head of Art | One Fine Day Org

2010 Women's Prison Training Workshop | Kuona Trust

2013-2015 Art For Life | Dickson Kaloki

2013 Peace Iniciative Murals | Chemonic (KTI) United Nations

2014 Art for kids in Lamu | Anidan Org