Circle is East Africa’s first arts agency, set-up to provide a consultancy service for artists, art institutions and the contemporary art market. Through our gallery, consultancy and auctions we aim to give the region’s most talented artists greater visibility and increase access for collectors to the region’s lively and fast-developing art scene.
Circle Art Auction
27 February 2017 Nairobi
Detail from Lot 42 Yassir Ali, Circle Art Auction 2017
Circle Art Auction 2017 is our fourth Modern and Contemporary East African art auction. Circle Art Auction 2017 took place on Monday 27 February 2017 at the InterContinental Nairobi. The evening’s sales totalled over Ksh 19 million (USD 186,000) and 85% of lots have been sold (including sales post-auction).
Cape Town Art Fair 2017
Jackie Karuti WINNER OF 2017 YOUNG ARTIST AWARD
Circle Art Gallery is pleased to announce that Jackie Karuti has been awarded WINNER OF 2017 YOUNG ARTIST AWARD at Cape Town Art Fair. CTAF says The Young Artist Awards form part of the Cape Town Art Fair programme established to support emerging artists from Africa and the diaspora. The prize value is R50,000 which aims to support the careers of young artists who are involved in dynamic cultural development.