Sheila Nakitende (b.1983, Kampala Uganda)

Nakitende graduated from Margaret Trowell School of Industrial, Fine Arts and Design (Makerere University) in 2005. A multi-discipline artist, Nakitende experimented with painting before she ventured into installation and performance art. Her artistic experience ranges from participating in local and international art workshops to residencies and exhibitions. These have influenced her role as Gallery Manager for AKA Gallery (formerly called Tulifanya) (2007-2010), Programs Coordinator for Weaver Bird Arts Camp (2010-2013), Residency Director for Weaver Bird International Artists’ Residency (2010 to 2013), and Curator/Artist at @punch studio (2010 to 2013). Nakitende is currently participating in the Kampala Art Biennale 2016.