ruby onyinyechi amanze (b. 1982) is a Brooklyn-based artist born in Nigeria. Her group exhibitions include Mutations, Tiwani Contemporary, London (2014); BRIC Brooklyn Biennial, BRIC Arts and Media House, Brooklyn, NY (2014); and no one belongs here more than you, Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos, Nigeria (2013).

amanze was an Artist-in-Residence at BRIC Visual Arts Residency (2014) and an Artist-in-Residence at Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ (2012). She is also a recipient of the Fulbright Scholars Award for Teaching/Research at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (2013). amanze received her B.F.A. from the Tyler School of Art, Temple University and her M.F.A. from the Cranbrook Academy of Art.

 

 

 

Image credit: amaze, ogbonno soup is sweeter since we met, 2014