Art Auction East Africa 2022 Lot 45 Cloud Chatanda

Cloud Chatanda (Tanzanian b. 1974)
Untitled, 2014
Signed ‘Cloud Chatanda 14’ (lower right)
Pen on paper
50.2 x 57.3 cm – framed
Ksh 60,000 – 90,000
(US$) 520 – 780
Provenance: private collection
Sold Ksh 58,700

Chatanda is a visual artist specialized in illustration and drawings. He received his training from Kinondoni Young Artist (KYA). His illustrations have been widespread used in Tanzania in schoolbooks, Magazine and Campaign Comics.
Chatanda has received several awards for his work, among others he won the Best AC cartoon award 2013. Chatanda currently works on larger scale hand drawings that deal with daily and city life in Tanzania, he has exhibited his works at Nafasi Art Space in Dar es Salaam and at East African Encounters, Nairobi 2014.