Rubuni Rashidi

Rubuni Rashidi

Rubuni was born in Livangula in 1969. He came to Dar es Salaam in 1988 to look for a job and succeeded to get a job as a service man a a house. He quited after one year and wrote a letter to the Tinga Tinga Cooperative to ask for a position as a painter. His teacher was Mzee Chimwanda. He has married in 1993 and now he is living with her wife and two children in Kawe, north of Dar es Salaam. His paintings were shown on exhibition in Sweden in 2008 (Lilagalerie). His paintings belong to the high quality work. His paintings of giraffes are very typical.


Rubuni Rubuni Rashidi“s paintings were used by the designer Ayumi Sufu (Jazzkatze) from Tokyo. The dress was shown at the Tokyo Fashion in Spring 2010. Rubuni Rashidi has built up his name and he is a well known Tinga Tinga painter.


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