Wednesday, 7 May 2014

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.

Source: rubyamanze.com

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