apexart :: New York City Fellow :: Dorothy Akpene Amenuke
Fellowship Program
Name: Dorothy Akpene Amenuke
Visiting From: Kumasi, Ghana  
Dates of Fellowship: October 15 - November 14, 2007  
Recommended by: El Anatsui
artist in Ghana/Nigeria
Dorothy Akpene Amenuke was born in 1968 in Adzokoe-Peki, Ghana. She studied Sculpture and Art Education at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. She has an MFA in Sculpture and was completing a doctorate in sculpture at the time of her residency. She worked professionally as an art teacher from 1987 to 2004 at the primary and secondary levels. She works as a fibre and fabric artist and resource person for art clubs in schools and is also involved with Sansa International Artists’ Association.

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November 13, 2007 - download audio file (1 hour 43 min, 47M mp3)

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