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Turner Contemporary Gallery, 25 May 2017

Creative Leadership for growth and prosperity, The Star, 15 July 2017

Creativity in business is at the heart of economic growth. RSA (Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, UK) Publications, 31 May 2017


'A lack of ‘creative talent’ constricting growth in Africa',  Center for Education Innovations of the Results for Development Institute,  14 September 2016,   article

'MASK School for Creativity and Innovation',  The Harvards University's Global Education Innovations Initiative, online, September 2016

'Annual MASK Prize giving ceremony', article, The Star, 28 June 2016

'The MASK Prize: Creativity breeds success', article, The  Star, 2 July 2016

'Art made me into an innovative scientist,  entrepreneur and a leader', article, The Star,  11 June 2016

'Mobile Art School in Kenya', article, Thalo,  art magazine based in New York, 8 June 2016

'Young creative and innovative', blog by Wendi Mutisya

'How digital technologies transform art', 14 May 2016, The Star, article

'Leading Innovation for Corporate Growth',  Private Sector Magazine   (KEPSA, Kenya),  Issue 9, April 2016, article, page 35

'The MASK Prize at Saatchi Gallery', 17 December 2016, The Star (Kenya), article

'Creative Readiness of Kenyan Workforce for Corporate Growth',  Private Sector Magazine (KEPSA, Kenya), issue 8, Fenruary 2016, article, page 17


Saatchi Gallery :


Art Attack:

The 2015 MASK Prize opens in London, The Star, 17 December 2015

"Innovation id the key  driver to prosperity"  article in Private Sector  Magazine of KEPSA  (Kenya), page 53, by Alla Tkachuk 

"The 2015 MASK PRIZE  unveiled the winners", The Star, 28 May 2015

"The rebirth of  art with social themes  in Kenya", The Business Daily (Kenya), online version,   3  June 2015

"The rebirth of art with social themes in Kenya", The Business Daily, (Kenya), paper version, 4  June 2015

"MASK showcases Kenyan talent", Asian Weekly (Kenya), 28 May  2015

'MASK: Education for creativity' article, Art and Design Magazine, UK National Society for Education in Art and Design (NSEAD), issue 13, May 2015,

"MASK: Success without creativity is not possible", The Star, 26 April  2015

"The 2015 MASK PRIZE competition", 1 March 2015, The Standard (Kenya)

"MASK: Pupils in art classes", 17 January 2015, The Standard  (Kenya)


'Creativity and Innovation: a key to Culture and Development' , Report (page 89) of the   UNESCO's (KNC) "Culture and Developemnt"

US Library of Congress, June 2014, 'MASK Art Prize 2014' webcast

Weekly column 'How to Look at Art' by MASK Founder Alla Tkachuk, The Star, Kenya

  "Innovate, don't imitate", 17 October, The Standard, Kenya

The 2014 MASK PRIZE at the Saatchi Gallery in London:

Artwork pulls crowds at London show, 27 September 2014,  Saturday Nation,  Kenya

The MASK PRIZE opens in London,  9 September 2014, The  Star, Kenya

MASK awards to promote creativity in rural schools, May 31 2014, The Business Daily Nation

MASK nurtures creativity and innovation in young people, 29 May 2014, The Star, Kenya

Award Ceremony of the 2014 MASK PRIZE, 28 May, 2014. The Star, Kenya


The President and Mrs Obama letter to MASK

'Bringing Art to Kenyan Youth', Ndege News, September 2013

'The Work of Young Kenyans Displayed at London's Saatchi Gallery', The Star, Kenya, 21 September 2012

Mobile Art School in Kenya helps young people to develop their creative potential, Kensington & Chelsea Today, UK, 28 August, 2013

Interview of the Winning Artist of the 2013 MASK ART PRIZE, James Kungu, Kameme FM, Kenya, 24 July 2013

'Art Prize', The Daily Nation, Kenya, 14 February 2013

'Kenyan Creative Minds', The Star, Kenya, 31 January 2013

'Art for Development Sake', the Royal Overseas League Magazine, UK, March 2013

US Library of Congress, 18 April 2013, 'Mobile Art School in Kenya' webcast

MASK Director's interview on the Kiss TV 'JSO Interview' programme, 10 June 2013, Part 1, Part 2

'MASK Art Competition Opens at the Nairobi Museum', The Star, Kenya, 14 June 2013

'MASK ART PRIZE Winner Goes to London', The Star, Kenya, 20 June 2013, full article with pictures

'MASK promotes art in Kenya', Asian Weekly, Kenya, 24 June 2013

'Mobile art school now fills creative vacuum', The Business Daily Nation, Kenya, 20 July 2013

MASK profiled on the US Center for Education Innovations (CEI), 2013

Kiss 100 FM Kenya, Caroline Mutoko show, 29 January 2013


'MASK brings hope to youngsters in Kenya', 11 December 2012,, UK

MASK presenting its programme at UNESCO IIEP Policy Forum, UNESCO HQ, Paris, 16-18 October 2012


Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars (WWC), Washington DC, 2012

'Education for Creativity in Africa'.  Poster.  Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars (WWC), Washington DC, 2012


'From Russia with paintbrush', The Star, Kenya, 15 January 2011

MASK interview on NTV (Kenyan National TV channell), 26 May 2011

'Art Education in Kenya' MASK's seminar, University of London,  10 March, 2011

Independent research:'Arts Education in the Developing World: Evaluating the Impact of MASK', Institute of Education, University of London, 2011


'Lessons from Mobile Art School', The Daily Nation, Kenya, 14 May 2010

Kenyan Embassy in Paris, 2010

MASK's major exhibition at the RaMOMA (Rahimtulla Museum of Modern Art) in Nairobi, Kenya, 2010

MASK's show at the Saatchi Gallery in London, 2010

MASK's “Art Education in Kenya” conference, organised together with SOAS and IOE (Institute of Education, University of London)


UNESCO IIEP in Paris, 2009


MASK's “Year After the Conflict” book.

Reportage about MASK shown in the weekly youth programme, 'Str8up', on KTN (Kenyan Television Station), Nairobi, January 2008

Kenyan vernacular radio stations covering MASK exhibition of peace artworks at the Russian Embassy in Kenya, Nairobi,  January 2008

'MASK: Mobile Art School in Kenya'. The Kenya Society Newsletter, UK, Novemner 2008

'Art in the Right Place'.  The Legal Week, 30 October 2008