Paulo Akiiki, graduated in fine art from Makerere University in 1998. He aims to blend both African and Western traditions in his work. He’s best known for his elongated figures and sunsets created with a combination of the palette knife, comb, fingers and brush strokes,. His work has been exhibited in the UK, Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Italy, China, and Canada. In Kampala, he displays at his own gallery Ujuzi on Bukoto – Kisaasi Road.