MASK: create and innovate for

a brighter future

We support creativity in young people to empower them and transform society.

We run MASK Awards, young artists and innovators resources, creativity clubs in schools, and much more.

Starting as Mobile Art School in Kenya (MASK) in 2007, today we have beneficiaries in 15 countries in Africa and beyond.

Join us to discover the opportunities we offer, and take your first steps towards success that can make a difference to you and the world around you.



Deadline 1 June 2023

Showcase your creativity to the world!

Enter your best ART or brightest INNOVATIONS into the renowned pan-African creativity competition for schools and young people under 25.

Since 2013, MASK Awards has received more than 15,500 entries from 15 countries in Africa and reached global audiences of over 650,000 people.

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#2 MASK Art

Our new online MASK Art Gallery is the home of affordable art masterpieces by some of the best emerging contemporary young artists in Africa.

If you are a young aspiring artist, these resources will be helpful to you. 

If you are a young innovator, follow our Instagram to meet our young creators and get inspired by their stories.

If you are a company, contact us to tap into our extensive database of young creative minds.

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Support us to create a brighter future

MASK is one of leading organisations in the field of creativity education. Help us equip our young people with creativity they need to shape a brighter future for all.