Learn more about Masai traditions and enjoy a hands on painting demonstration with Sironka.
Sironka will be at Tsuga Northwest Arts Saturday December 2nd from 10-4 doing a demonstration of his batik painting techniques. Stop by and say hello to him and learn more about Maasai traditions.
Sironka is a well-known published artist and educator. He was born in Narok in the Rift valley province of Kenya and is a member of the Maasai tribe. He has exhibited and sold his art to a wide spectrum of private firms and organizations in Kenya, South Africa, the United States, and Europe. Nicholas is also a skilled illustrator, designer, and mural artist. As an educator, he teaches the techniques and history of Batik art, along with an understanding of the Maasai culture. His philosophy is that art is society; and society is the raw material from which art is made. In 2000, he became a recipient of a Fulbright scholarship.