Maggie Otieno is a Nairobi based sculptor who works in various materials in both 2d and 3d. Her career as an artist started in 1993 as a painter having finished a diploma course in Fine Art and Design at Creative Art Centre, Nairobi. She joined Kuona Trust Centre for visual arts in 1996 to advance her skills and gain experience as a full time artist. Her first experience with 3D sculptures started in 1996 having been introduced to wood sculpture workshop 1997 and metal sculpting in year 2005 respectively. These different workshops allowed her to explore these materials in details and to experiment with size, shapes and various tools. Although she currently also experiments with glass, her main medium remains metal and wood whose forms are human and bird forms in abstract.