Sheila Nakitende (b 1983, Uganda) is a multi-disciplinary artist whose practice focuses on womanhood experiences that include nurturing, preserving aesthetics, material culture and methodological history while addressing current influences, challenges and transformations. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Fine Art and Design from Makerere University in 2005.
She experimented with painting before exploring installation and performance art. Her artistic experience ranges from concept development, product and graphics to gallery curatorial practice, coordinating arts projects, participating in local and international art workshops, residencies and exhibitions.
She participated in the Kampala Art Biennale and Kampala Art Auction 2016. She is a recipient of the Parent residency grant 2017 New York and internationally exhibited in Kenya, Congo, Zambia, Namibia, South Africa, Belgium, Austria and USA.