Ruby Onyinyechi Amanze
Ruby Onyinyechi Amanze is a Brooklyn based artist of Nigerian birth and British upbringing. her drawings and works on paper have been influenced greatly by this cultural hybridity, as well as textile design, photography, print-making and architecture. amanze graduated Summa Cum Laude from Tyler School of Art, Temple University in Philadelphia. she then went on to pursue a M.F.A at Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
Amanze has exhibited her work in numerous exhibitions in New York, London, Ghana, Lagos, Philadelphia, Seattle and Amsterdam. most recently, Amanze was awarded a 2012-13 Fulbright Scholars Award, to join the Department of Fine and Applied Arts at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. she currently resides in Brooklyn where she maintains a full time studio practice.