Adwoa Amoah

Adwoa Amoah

BIO

Adwoa Amoah is a Ghanaian artist who lives and works in Ghana. She received her BFA from the College of Art, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Kumasi in 2003. Her work is primarily painting but occasionally experiments with installations and photography which extends her language of expression to reflect contemporary situations.

Through the process of gluing, stitching and painting, she questions, analyze and interpret the social construct of identification and the ephemera of private and public opinion in Ghana She exhibited at the Du Bois in our time exhibition in "The Talented Tenth". The exhibition was between 5th March and 31st May, 2014 to mark Ghana's independence. Her work, which was a video, employed the use of light and fire to address issues of leadership, power and knowledge revealing ideas of sharing and reconstruction.

Adwoa's work has been exhibited at different venues including the National Museum, The Dei Centre, Artists' Alliance Gallery, Goethe-Institut and the Alliance Francaise. Internationally, her work has been exhibited in Palacio da Cultura, Praia, CapeVerde, Alliance Francaise, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Gallery Sigvardson, Rodby, Denmark and Casoria Museum of Contemporary Art, Naples, Italy. She has participated in various workshops in and outside Ghana. She is currently the Co-Director of the Foundation for Contemporary Art, Ghana.

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