Noel Kapanda

Noel Kapanda is may be the least- known Tingatinga artist in Dar es Salaam - but he should be the best known!

Noel Kapanda is may be the least- known Tingatinga artist in Dar es Salaam – but he should be the best known!

Noel Kapanda is maybe the least known Tingatinga painter in Dar es Salaam but he should be the best known.

A few people know that he was the center figure in painting the sculptures of George Lilanga. Later it was established that he painted all, at least all of the earlier works of George Lilanga. Kipanda has been invited to Japan seven times, the first times with George Lilanga. Noel says that when the Japanese gave George Lilanga a brush and paints, he couldn´t paint anything. Since then he went to Japan without George Lilanga.

Noel Kapanda was one of the first painters who entered the Sister Jean´s Nyumba ya Sanaa – a Cultural Heritage Center bequeathed by founding President Julius Nyerere. Kapanda was born in Ndanda (South Tanzania), in 1964, as one of more than 10 children. In 1979 he moved to Dar es Salaam where he painted with many TingaTinga artists as a member of the TingaTinga Artists Cooperative (TACS). After his first wife passed away, he remarried and has four children. Noel Kapanda paints in the traditional Tingatinga style, as well as the life in the African villages.

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Title: Kapanda 9278
Dimensions: 8″ x 8″ (20x20cm)
Medium: Oil on canvas
Price: $45
Title: Kapanda 8967
Dimensions: 8″ x 8″ (20x20cm)
Medium: Oil on canvas
Price: $45
Title: Kapanda 9682
Dimensions: 8″ x 8″ (20x20cm)
Medium: Oil on canvas
Price: $45
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Title: Kapanda 9688
Dimensions: 8″ x 8″ (20x20cm)
Medium: Oil on canvas
Price: Sold!
Title: Kapanda 9689
Dimensions: 8″ x 8″ (20x20cm)
Medium: Oil on canvas
Price: Sold!
Title: Kapanda 8963
Dimensions: 8″ x 8″ (20x20cm)
Medium: Oil on canvas
Price: Sold!
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Title: Kapanda 9678
Dimensions: 8″ x 8″ (20x20cm)
Medium: Oil on canvas
Price: $45
Title: Kapanda 9284
Dimensions: 8″ x 8″ (20x20cm)
Medium: Oil on canvas
Price: $45
Title: Kapanda 8978
Dimensions: 8″ x 8″ (20x20cm)
Medium: Oil on canvas
Price: $45
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Title: Kapanda 9279
Dimensions: 8″ x 8″ (20x20cm)
Medium: Oil on canvas
Price: $45
Title: Kapanda 9280
Dimensions: 8″ x 8″ (20x20cm)
Medium: Oil on canvas
Price: $45
Title: Kapanda 9283
Dimensions: 8″ x 8″ (20x20cm)
Medium: Oil on canvas
Price: Sold!
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Title: Kapanda 9287
Dimensions: 8″ x 8″ (20x20cm)
Medium: Oil on canvas
Price: $45
Title: Kapanda 9440
Dimensions: 8″ x 8″ (20x20cm)
Medium: Oil on canvas
Price: Sold!

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