Kiure Francis Msangi
Kiure Francis Msangi was born in 1937 in Usangi, Kilimanjaro Region. He studied Art and Education at Makerere University, Uganda, and later taught art in Tanzania and Kenya. After being awarded a three-year Fulbright Scholarship, Msangi moved to San Francisco where he spent twelve years studying and teaching, obtaining a BFA in Graphic Design, a Master of Arts degree with Distinction and a Doctor of Education Degree at Stanford. For the last five years he has been in charge of Graphic Design at Kenyatta University’s Fine Art Department, Nairobi, Kenya. Since his first one-man show in Nairobi in 1964, Msangi has participated in group and individual shows in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, USA and Britain.