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1985          Born in Accra, Ghana
                    Lives & works in Accra, Ghana


Solo Exhibitions

2023         Crossroads, Simon Lee Gallery, London, UK
2022         Stimulation of Consciousness, Duarte Sequeira, Braga, Portugal 
                   Tribe and Tribulation, The Line, London, UK
                    Shooting at Hunger, Kew Gardens, London, UK
                    Erased Past, Brigade, Copenhagen, Denmark
                    Gold Falls, Desert X, AlUla, Saudi Arabia
                    The Bodies Left Behind, Ritz-Carlton South Beach, Miami, FL
2021          Distinctive Gestures, Gallery 1957, London, UK
                    Beyond Skin, Simchowitz, Los Angeles, CA
2020          Sensitive Balance, Gnyp, Berlin, Germany
                    Routes, The Mistake Room at The Platform, Culver City, Los Angeles, CA
                    Adesa We, Ever Gold [Projects], San Francisco, CA
2019          Sometime In Your Life, Lorenzelli Arte, Milan, Italy
                    Solo Chorus, The Mistake Room, Los Angeles, CA
                    Kubatana, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium Foundation, Oslo, Norway
2018          Solo presentation with Gallery 1957 at UNTITLED, Miami, FL
                    Differences Between, Jane Lombard Gallery, New York, NY
                    Defying the Narrative, Ever Gold [Projects], San Francisco, CA
                    The Displaced, Gallery 1957 at Lawrie Shabibi Gallery, Dubai, UAE
2017          Gallery 1957 at Cape Town Art Fair, Cape Town, South Africa
                    Gallery 1957 at 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, New York, NY
                    Burning in Water w/ Frédéric Bruly Bouabré, New York, NY
2016          My Mother’s Wardrobe, Gallery 1957, Accra, Ghana
                    Hand to Mouth, Ever Gold [Projects], San Francisco, CA
                    Earthly Conversations, GNYP Gallery, Berlin, Germany
                    Solo presentation w/ Gallery 1957 at 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, London, UK
2015          The Displaced, Mesler/Feuer, New York, NY
2008          Global Warming (Featured Project), British Council, Accra, Ghana
                    Portrait of Accra, Junior Art Club Sponsorship, Bristol, UK


Selected Group Exhibitions

2023         The Speed of Grace, Simões de Assis, Sao Paulo, Brazil
                   ​​​​​​​Agbumite, 360 Projects GH in Collaboration with La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly, Accra, Ghana
                   Sea Never Dries, Simon Lee Gallery, Art Basel, Switzerland
                   Acts of Gathering, The Eden Project, Cornwall, UK
                   The Laboratory of the Future, Venice Architecture Biennale, Venice, Italy
                   Lost And Found, Elevation 1049 – Interstices, Gstaad, Switzerland
2022         The Storytellers, Gallery 1957, London, UK
                   Color of The Times, Leeahn Gallery, Daegu,
                   Korea Contemporary African Art, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA 
2021          La Condition Publique, Roubaix, France
                    Desert X, Curated by Cesar Garcia and Neville Wakefield, Palm Desert, CA
                    Kugarisana, Simchowitz at Christie’s Beverly Hills, CA
2020          Radical Revisionists, The Moody Center, Rice University, Houston, TX
                    Materiality, Iziko South Africa National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
2019          Fabrica, Brighton Festival, UK
                    Tradition Interrupted, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
2018          Art Los Angeles Contemporary w/ Ever Gold [Projects], Los Angeles, CA
2017          Dans Un Ciel Ensoleille, UTA Artist Space, Los Angeles, CA
                    Atsala Tsala (A Selection of Contemporary African Art), Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland
                    Untitled Group Show, Ibid Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
                    Group Show, Blank Projects, Cape Town, South Africa
2016          Practical Common Sense, Chale Wote Street Art Festival, Accra, Ghana
2015          Spielzeiteröffnung 2015: We Don’t Contemporary Festival, Hamburg, Germany
                    What is Matter, Intelligentsia Gallery, Beijing, China
                    The Silence of Ordinary Things, The Mistake Room, Los Angeles, CA
2014          Colour Unfinished, 27th Festival Les Instants Vidéo, Marseille, France
                    Migration Messages, Collective Realities of African Migration, Werkstätten-nd Kulturhaus, Vienna, Austria
                    Global Art Local View, European Monument Day, Mohr-Villa, Münich, Germany
                    MULTIPOINT, The International Art Symposium, Nitra, Slovakia
                    African Contemporary Photography, The Auction Room & Ozwald Boateng, London, UK
                    Masked/Unmasked, DAK’ART - 11th Biennale de l’Art Africain Contemporain, Dakar, Senegal
                    ‘Colour Unfinished, Du Bois In Our Time II,’ University of Amherst Nubuke Foundation
                   and the Du Bois Centre, Accra, Ghana
2013          Muses, Goethe Institut, Accra, GhanaArt Speaks, Werkstätten-und Kulturhaus, Vienna, Austria
                    Inside The Mosquito Net, Alliance Française, Accra, Ghana
                    We Are Africa, Nubuke Foundation, Accra, Ghana
2012          Time, Trade & Travel, Stedeljik Museum, Amsterdam, Denmark
                    The Beautiful Ones Are Not Yet Born, Goethe Institut, Accra, Ghana
                    Alternative Independence Day Celebration, Freedom Tour, Nubuke Foundation, Accra, Ghana
                    Inside The Mosquito Net, Brazil House, Jamestown, Ghana
2011          Cultures in Confluence, Alliance Française & Goethe Institut, Accra, Ghana
                    Tr a s h To Tr e a s u r e, Alliance Française & Goethe Institut, Accra, Ghana
                    Climate Change, Caspar House, Accra, Ghana
2009          Africa Show, African Contemporary Art, Naples, Italy
2008          Untying the Human Spirit, CAN 2008, Goethe Institut, Accra, Ghana


Public Collections

Facebook, Menlo Park, CA
Grand Valley State University Art Gallery, Allendale, MI
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI
Kunstmuseum Arnhem, The Netherlands
Modern Forms, UK
Nubuke Foundation, Accra, Ghana
Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Seth Dei Foundation, Accra, Ghana
The World Bank Collection, Washington D.C., US


Awards and Honors

Doctor of Arts, University of Brighton, UK

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