Kenneth Otelu

Kenneth Otelu was born in 1985 in Amuria, North Eastern Region of Uganda. Otelu is a passionate painter with a keen eye for beauty. He captures and preserves the beauty, culture and traditions of the Ugandan heritage. He blends cubism and African figurative painting on abstract backgrounds. He also does fantastic realism, of which he pays meticulous attention to detail in his works, which give life and depth to his impressions. His main media of choice are oil, pastels and markers on canvas and paper. Otelu’s figurative painting is freed from obsessiveness and orthodox doctrine of salvation, pointing back to his own tribal spirituality full of hope and energy.