Jean Baptiste Rukundo was born in Kicukiro, Kigali, in 1990 as the seventh of eight children. For as long as he can remember, art has been a big part of his life. After graduating from high school in 2011, he knew that he had to follow his destiny to be a professional artist.
Rukundo is a visual artist specialized in painting and sculpting, using a variety of mediums including acrylics and watercolor for his paintings as well as wire, wood and clay for sculpting. He draws his inspiration from his surrounding environment, not only of the nature, but also of impressive situations in people's daily life. At the moment, Rukundo uses a great variety of abstract styles in his paintings to enrich his work.