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Wild About Art exhibition showcases in Nairobi

It was held at the D1 Cafe along Spring Valley

In Summary

• Her subjects are often depicted in great detail with emphasis on movement and light

Fine artist Celeste de Vries and her husband Jose Sardinha
Fine artist Celeste de Vries and her husband Jose Sardinha
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Settled in Nairobi, Celeste de Vries is an artist who has spent a significant amount of time travelling and working around Africa.

In collaboration with Hudaco Kenya Limited and the Norwegian Embassy, she recently held an art exhibition titled 'Wild About Art' at the D1 Cafe along Spring Valley.

Although her passion is depicting wildlife and nature through sketches, paintings and oil pastels, Celeste also dabbles in various subject matter in numerous mediums. Her subjects are often depicted in great detail with emphasis on movement and light. 

Celeste showcases her piece of art signifying Serenity
Celeste showcases her piece of art signifying Serenity
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Di Home founder Stan Grenapin and BIK Kenya's Darren Gillen
Di Home founder Stan Grenapin and BIK Kenya's Darren Gillen
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Some of the artwork on display
Some of the artwork on display
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Advocate Cynthia Kemunto, Green Editors director Jimmy Muthui and Dr Peris Ngahu admire a piece of art
Advocate Cynthia Kemunto, Green Editors director Jimmy Muthui and Dr Peris Ngahu admire a piece of art
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Celeste de Vries, Assistant Gov's Rotary's Kulvees Mrgat and Unicorn Insurance Brokers' Runa Shamita
Celeste de Vries, Assistant Gov's Rotary's Kulvees Mrgat and Unicorn Insurance Brokers' Runa Shamita
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Art lovers admire the pieces on display
Art lovers admire the pieces on display
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