Exhibitions

2018
Transformers, artistic alchemy
Dalton Gallery, Decatur, Georgia
September 13 – December 8, 2018

The 6th Riga InternationalTriennial Global Intrigue II
Museum of Decorative Arts and Design,
Riga, Latvia
June 7 – September 16, 2018

The Museum of Geometric and MADI Art
3109 Carlisle Street
Dallas, TX 75204
January 26 - April 22

Southwest School of Art
Common Currents:
Artists Explore 300Years of San Antonio
February 15 - April 22, 2018

St. Philip’s College, San Antonio, TX
San Antonio African American Artists at the Tricentennial
April 18- May 11, 2018

2017
1:54 African Art Fair
Somerset House
Strand, London
United Kingdom
October 5 – 8, 2017

Solo exhibition,
The Radius Center
San Antonio, Texas
August 4 – November 10, 2017

Solo exhibition,
October Gallery, London, UK
May 18 – July 29, 2017

Frieze New York,
Randall's Island Park
New York, New York
May 5 – 7, 2017

Solo exhibition
Bihl Haus Arts
San Antonio Texas, USA
March 24 – May 6, 2017

Art Paris Art Fair
Grand Palais, Paris, France
March 30 – April 2, 2017

Cape Town Art Fair,
Cape Town, South Africa
February 17 – 19, 2017

2016

Also Known as Africa Art Fair
Paris, France
November 11– 3, 2016

1:54 African Art Fair
Somerset House
Strand, London
United Kingdom
October 6 – 9 2016

African Convergences
North West Vista College
San Antonio, Texas, USA
October 21– November 27, 2016

Of Lace & Steel
Dock Space Gallery
San Antonio, Texas, USA
October 8– 31, 2016

East Meets West
Palo Alto College
San Antonio, Texas, USA
April 1– 29, 2016

2015
5th Riga International Textile and Fiber Triennial
Latvia National Museum of Art
Riga, Latvia
April 23 – June 10, 2015

Art London 14
Olympia Grand
London U.K
May 21 – May 23, 2015

Museu Afro Brasil
Sao Paulo Brazil
May 25 – August 30, 2015

Flight Pattern
Georgia State University
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
June 4, 2014 – July 31, 2015

Exhibitions
2014
Art London 14
Olympia Grand
London U.K
February 28 - March 2, 2014

Flight Pattern
Atlanta International Airport
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
April 2014 - April 2015

Solo:
Cat's Cradle
108 Contemporary
Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
May 2 - July 29, 2014

Threads That Bind: A Cultural Identity
Platt / Borstein Galleries
American Jewish University
Los Angeles, California, USA
September 21- December 21, 2014

1:54 London Contemporary African Art Fair
Somerset House, London, UK
October 16 - 19, 2014

Interwoven Histories
October Gallery, London, UK
October 30- November 29, 2014

Abu Dhabi Art Fair
Abu Dhabi, UAE
November 20 - 23, 2014

2013
Solo:
A Tradition of Strings
Southwest School of Art
San Antonio, Texas, USA
May 9 - July 7, 2013

Solo:
Ituika-Transformation
October Gallery, London, UK
September 11- October 26, 2013
1:54 London Contemporary African Art Fair
Somerset House, London, UK
October 16 - 20, 2013

Abu Dhabi Art Fair
Abu Dhabi, UAE
November 20 - 23, 2013

14th International Triennial of Tapestry
Lodz, Poland
May 6 - November 3, 2013

2012 11th Quilt Nihon Exhibition
Metropolitan Museum, Tokyo Japan.
April 1 – 6, 2012

Nakamura-key, Nagoya-City, Aichi, Japan
April 11 – 16, 2012

Invited Talks
2018
Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College
Atlanta Georgia

2017 Radius Gallery,
San Antonio, Texas, USA

October Gallery,
London, UK

2017 Bilh Haus Arts
San Antonio, TX, USA

2016 Northwest Vista College, San Antonio, TX, USA

2014 American Influence, Kenyan Heritage
108 Contemporary, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

2013 A Tradition of Strings, Southwest School of Art,
San Antonio, Texas, USA

2013 Ituika, Transformation, October Gallery, U.K

Publications

In: https://soundcloud.com/naomi-wanjiku-gakunga/naomi-at-bbc-world-service#t=0:00
In: http://video.klrn.org/video/2365006616/

In: Sculpture Magazine, Vol. 37, No 3, April 2018, 40 - 45
In: Wasafiri Vol. 32, No 4, December 2017, 45 – 52
In: Voices de la Luna, Vol. 9. N0 2, February 2017
In: http://www.mysanantonio.com/entertainment/visual_arts/article/African-artist-shows-her- metal-4544080.php
In: https://3rd-dimensionpmsa.org.uk/interviews/2017-11-16-naomi-wanjiku-gakunga-in- conversation
In: http://www.trebuchet-magazine.com/tag/naomi-wanjiku-gakunga/
In: https://www.sacurrent.com/sanantonio/michael-james-and-naomi-wanjiku-gakunga-at-southwest-school-of-art/Content? oid=2247984
In: Africa, Voice of the Continent, October / November, 2013
In: http://radiuscenter.org/naomi-wanjiku-gakunga/
In: Omenka Magazine, Volume1, Issue 2, 2013
In: Snapshot of a Continent, 1:54 contemporary Art Fair
In: London Financial Times, October 2013
In: African Diaspora
In: Surface Design Journal: Summer 2010
In: Strings of Love: Inspiration from a Kenyan Tradition
In: Quilting Arts Magazine: April/May 2009
In: Imagining Ourselves: Global Voices from a New Generation of Women
Paula Goldman (ed.) International Museum of Women, San Francisco, 2006