Contemporary African Art Exhibition Series

NTARE GUMA mBAHO mWINE

“Ebibonwa tibyo bigambwa/the eyes notice more than what the tongue says.”

Ntare Guma mbaho mwine is a first generation Ugandan-American working in the mediums of photography, theatre, film and television. His photographic work has featured in Vanity fair and exhibited at blue sky Gallery, The United Nations, Rush arts Gallery, the UCLA fowler museum, The Latino art museum, and has been featured on the HBO television series "Six feet Under."

Ntare's TV acting credits include recurring roles on the HBO series "Treme," "Heroes," "The Riches," "ER" and "CSI;" and the feature films “Blood Diamond” and "40" the latter of which will premiere at the 2010 Dubai International film festival. Theatre acting credits include leading roles at The public Theatre, The steppenwolf Theatre, The Kennedy Centre, The Lincoln Centre and Centre Theatre Group. Ntare's first effort as a playwright is bIRO, a multi-media solo performance piece, which held its World premiere at Uganda's National Theatre and subsequently premiered in London, then in New York at The Joseph papp public Theatre where it made the "New York Times critics pick list." The production has since premiered in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa, seattle, Zimbabwe, Los angeles and Toronto. 

Film directing credits include bIRO and the documentary film, bEWARE oF TIME, which won best film at the berlin black International film festival. Ntare received his masters Degree of fine arts in acting from New York University and completed studies at The moscow arts Theatre in Russia, The Royal National Theatre in London, and The University of Virginia. Ntare has taught at Yale University, the University of southern California (USC) and has taught theatre and film artists in more than a dozen countries in Africa.

www.gumadesign.com

Works

Selected Exhibitions & Projects

EXHIBITIONS

Blue sky Gallery
The United Nations
Rush arts Gallery
The UCLA fowler museum
The Latino art museum
HBO television series "Six feet Under”


ACTING CREDITS

Television:

HBO series "Treme"
"Heroes"
"The Riches"
"ER"
"CSI"

Feature film:

“Blood Diamond”
"40" which will premiere at the 2010 Dubai International film festival

Film directing credits include bIRO and the documentary film bEWARES oF TIME, which one best film at the berlin black International film festival.

Theatre acting credits

Leading roles at:
The public Theater
The steppenwolf Theatre
The Kennedy Center
The Lincoln Center
Center Theatre Group. 

Ntare's first effort as a playwright is BIRO, a multi-media solo performance piece, which held its World premiere at Uganda's National Theatre and subsequently premiered in London, then in New York at The Joseph papp public Theatre where it made the "New York Times critics pick list." The production has since premiered in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa, seattle, Zimbabwe, Los angeles and Toronto.