Salum Kambi Salum Kambi was born in 1970 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. In 2004, he was the first Tanzanian artist to be selected for the Africa Festival in Rome, Italy. That same year, one of his paintings was chosen for the reception building of the State House in Dar es Salaam. Since then, he has had six solo exhibitions in Dar es Salaam and his works have been shown and collected in several countries like Finland, Sweden, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, Denmark and Norway.
In 2007 one of his works was chosen for the home of Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete. Salum Kambi made his American solo debut at U*Space Gallery in 2008. The artist is a member of the WASANII arts Group. "For me, art is all about color. I use color to depict feelings ... of people, landscapes, animals." - Salum Kambi The artist currently resides in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.