A leading contemporary painter from Uganda, Paulo Akiiki was born in 1972, a child prodigy in art who graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Industrial and Fine Arts in 1998 from the prestigious Makarere University in Kampala.
Gifted with great imagination and vision, Akiiki draws his inspiration and techniques from both his physical surroundings and tradition while assimilating Western influences.
According to a leading art entity Hedendaagse Afrikaanse Kunst, his works "manifest sure sense of color and a remarkable concentration of expressive power."
His works have been exhibited in art galleries and conventions across Europe and Africa among others. Akiiki is a member of the Uganda Artists Association continuing to produce his beautiful and expressive creations today.