Sanaa Gateja

Sanaa Gateja has studied in the London College of Design and in the Universita Internazionale dell'Arte in Florence and for many years he worked with traditional artists and crafts makers in Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda.

He has exhibited extensively since 1980 in Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, UK, USA, Germany, Holland, Denmark and Korea.
He is called the Bead King because of his introduction of paper recycling into beads, starting in Uganda in 1990 where it has exploded into cottage industries supporting many women and their families but also in Kenya and Rwanda

  • Advisor