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ruby onyinyechi amanze at the Drawing Center in New York

Amanze has work on the New York Drawing Center’s group exhibition Where Do We Stand?: Two Years of Drawing with Open Sessions (3 August – 17 September). Every two years Open Sessions invites a large group of artists, chosen via open call, to consider their relationship to drawing as medium, process and metaphor. Working together over a two-year period, Open Sessions artists participate in ongoing studio visits and discussions, punctuated by small-group exhibitions at The Drawing Centre. The exhibition of work by the 36 artists in the 2016-17 programme encompasses video, sculpture, photography and installation, as well as traditional drawing forms.

ruby onyinyechi amanze on three-person show in Houston

onyinyechi amanze is included on into the midst of things, with Regina Agu and Wura-Natasha Ogunji at DiverseWorks in Houston (13 May – 22 July). The exhibition looks at the potential of mark making in all of its forms to offer complex counterpoints to dominant cultural and historical narratives.

Misheck Masamvu and ruby onyinyechi amanze in Cambridge

Masamvu and amanze have work included in When the Heavens Meet the Earth, an exhibition of Robert Devereux’s Sina Jina Collection at the Heong Gallery, Downing College, University of Cambridge (25 February – 21 May). The exhibition highlights Devereux’s support of emerging artists who challenge Western preconceptions of, and hegemony over, cultural expression and contemporary art.

ruby onyinyechi amanze nominated for drawing prize

ruby onyinyechi amanze was one of 5 finalists shortlisted for the 2016 Prix Canson drawing prize, and her work, along with that of the other finalists, was exhibited through the month of June at the Drawing Center in New York.
Until 31 December amanze’s work is included in the group exhibition L’Autre Continent: Artistes, Femmes, Africaines at the Museum du Havre in France. She also participates in the group show The Ease of Fiction at the California African American Museum, from 19 October to 19 February 2017.

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    ruby onyinyechi amanze / Salt Water / 2015

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    the silences between / 2017

    In Context: Africans in America (at Goodman Gallery and Johannesburg Art Gallery)

    New Revolutions: Goodman Gallery at 50

    Speaking Back | Curated by Natasha Becker / 2015

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    ruby onyinyechi amanze / Artsy / December 2015

    A Nigerian-born artist mediates on displacement and longing in Salt Water by Bridget Gleeson (2.8 MB)