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Batiks by Buba Drammeh
Original Gambian batik & tie dye work by one of the leading proponents of this African craft. Lots of photos included on the site.
Gaya Art Cafe
This is a combined restaurant and art gallery located on very near the junction of the Senegambia tourist strip. It displays and sells artwork from West Africa and around the world.

Global New Generation
GNGAG is an NGO charity headquartered in Germany with a regional office in Kenya. The main goal of the organization is to promote education and information through arts and culture as fundamental forms of social integration in Gambia and between children, youths and their counterparts in other countries.
Information and a small pictures gallery of contemporary Gambian visual artists and some of there works &  biographies.
Ibrahim Sesay
Ibrahim is a former refugee from Sierra Leone who now lives in The Gambia. His talent for street artwork was spotted by the General Manager of the Sheraton commissioned him to paint the large walls on the beachfront hotel. His work available internationally via the London based Mattelis artist agency.
National Centre For Arts & Culture
Government funded body that aims to be the guardian of the country's artistic and cultural heritage. It is also the portal for the country's national & local museums.
Njogu Touray
The artist enjoys depicting his environment with his cultural elements such as pigments, sand & cowry shells, that he creates from plants & tree bark.
Pepe Goma
Pepe is a Spaniard who lives in Serrekunda. His works involve searching for the ideal blend between the African and European schools of art, looking for natural textures, obtained using dyed sand, fusing the drawing, the painting and the sculpture.
Tanje Village Museum
An open-air museum where you can see artisans at work helping to promote traditional craftsmanship in Gambia.

The Art of Momodou Ceesay >
He one of the country's leading national and internationally recognised painters and screen printers. His original works can be found in many public and private collections across the world.
Top Shop
This is a distributor of African arts and crafts based at the end of the Senegambia strip. It was founded in 1985. Among their products are tribal wood carvings, leather items, jewellery, fabrics, paintings and more.
Wide Open Walls: Street Art in The Gambia
This enterprise is part of the Wide Open Walls project, an initiative created by Lawrence Williams (joint founder of Mandina Lodges) in order to establish closer ties between local villages and communities through the installation of appealing wall art.

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