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Jimnah Kimani

Jimnah Kimani was born in 1974 and grew up in Mombasa, Kenya. After secondary school he joined the Creative Art Centre in Nairobi where he graduated with a Certificate in Fine Arts. His mostly large paintings are characterized by the use of bright colors and thick strokes and show mainly people and scenes of daily life. He won the prestigious award 'Most Promising Young Artist of 2000' in Kenya. Some of his works are currently shown in the exhibition "Kenya Art" at the FIVE MYLES gallery in New York.