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Eric Manya

Program Curator

What do you do at TICAH?

I support planning, coordination and implementation of TICAH’s art program

What do you hope your work will do for the community you work with?

I hope to create a welcoming and inclusive space where artists from different practices and age sets as well as diverse audiences come together to share ideas, experiences and interact with the arts.

What do you love about TICAH

I have to say it is the level of trust TICAH has built with the different communities they have worked with over the years.

Share a little about your professional background

I’m an art curator and a practicing mosaic and sculptor visual artist for eighteen years now, I have exhibited at Alliance Francaise, National Museums of Kenya, D2 Art Gallery Vienna among others. Renown art works includes, Mama Africa USIU, a floor mosaic at Michael Joseph center, Hospital Mosaic projects, a concrete sculpture at Hunters Hotel (Bungoma), as well as the center piece mosaic at the peace path labyrinth national museums of Kenya. I have been a resident artist at the Go Down Arts Center and I have also worked with African Heritage design company.

How do you spend your free time?

I love knitting. I am currently learning how to crotchet.