SATURDAY Magazine: Master Crafters

Master crafters
BENSON KIMATHI talks to two artists who made a living from painting, moulding and sculpting

What is the life of an artist like and should Kenyans expect to make a decent living from the profession?

While few Kenyans pursue art as a profession, those with hidden talents can certainly learn to harness them. With a little talent, lots of persistent hard work and some business know-how, Kenyan artists can learn the tools of the trade while mastering the techniques of successful Western artists. Theo Stone, a fine artist, and Kioko Mwitiki, a junk metal sculptor are a living testimony.

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