Vestine Mukakalisa went to Ecole d’Art de Nyundo between 1986 and 1993. She was once Bushayija Pascal’s student at the art school. After completing high school she continued practicing art, mostly illustrating. She worked at Ikirezi library and held a solo exhibition at Umubano hotel between 2007 and 2010. She also participated in group shows exhibiting with famous Rwandan artists such her teacher Bushayija Pascal. Vestine’s favorite media was gouache and aquarelles on paper. Vestine fell ill and succumbed to the illness.