says: “Kitengela started as a pioneer homestead and
grew into an oasis. As the area is semi-arid, few trees would
grow, so I began to build my own shade in the form of sculptures.
I encouraged artists from all around to join.
was always scarce so we used available materials; grass, mud
and stone. This has not stopped and we are still using mainly
recycled materials; old glass, scrap metal and wastepaper.
Glass is my favourite recycling material. I started with bottle
shards as mosaic, this evolved into stained glass and then
into glass blowing (by my son, Anselm) and beads (by my daughter,