Transformation: Kwesi O. Kwarteng and Winfred Nana Amoah

TRANSFORMATION Kwesi O. Kwarteng and Winfred Nana Amoah

October 30 until December 4. 2021

An exhibition of two Ghanaian artists, Kwesi O. Kwarteng and Winfred Nana Amoah working innovatively with fabric as painting.

Kwesi O. Kwarteng is an Ghanaian born artist based in Newark NJ.  He mostly works using textiles from various cultures and sewing them to make his pieces. He considers the fabrics as the paint he uses in making these works and sewing as the brush that brings them together.  He dyes canvases using different dying processes then combining them with textiles to create his works.  Kwesi has a BFA from the School of Visual Arts he’s had two solo exhibitions and taken part in several group exhibitions. His works are in private collections in US, Germany and Ghana.

Winfred Nana Amoah (Hohoe, Ghana) is a Hohoe based artist whose media of practice includes plastics, textiles, used credit cards, research articles, newspapers and acrylic on canvas. Amoah uses these materials to explore personal identities and community belonging, particularly in the contemporary Ghanaian context. Amoah series of mixed media depicts the faces of some of the Hohoe-dwelling people. The faces as a universal concept is a communicative event.


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