Senam Okudzeto  

Curriculum Vitae
1972 Born in Chicago
Ausbildung / Education 
1999-2000 Whitney Museum Independent Program, NYC, USA
1995-1997 Royal College of Art, Master of Arts (Painting), London, UK
1991-1995 Slade School of Fine Art, University College London, Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons), London, UK
Einzelausstellungen / Solo Exhibitions (selection) 

Ghana Must Go, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Cambridge, MA

2003 Senam Okudzeto, Burrough Market, London

Long Distance Lover, Dana Center, Loyola University, New Orleans, USA


Long Distance Lover, Skirt, NYC, USA

  Alive at the Fridge, The Fridge, London, UK

Fresh as a Daisy, The Brickhouse, London, UK


Ausgewählte Gruppenausstellungen/Selected Group Exhibitions


2004 Woman artists from Africa exhibition series. With: Marcia Kure, Sokari Douglas Camp, Otobong Nkanga, Ingrid Mwangi, Susan Hefuna... Galerie Peter Herrmann, Berlin, Germany


Nueva Film Festival, Tokyo, Japan

Fela Kuti; Black President, New Museum, New York, USA

Fiction Ou Realite; Goddy Leye, Omer Fast,  Senam Okudzeto, Kunsthalle Fribourg, Switzerland


The Circle Squared; Boxing in Contemporary Art, The Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis, USA


Split; Women in Dislocation, Curatorial Centre, Bard College, USA

Artists in Residence in der Schweiz, Binz 39, Zurich, Switerland

Regionale, Kunsthalle Museum Basel, Switzerland


Art on Paper, The Weatherspoon Museum, North Carolina, USA


Watercolour, The New York Studio School, NYC, USA


Sticky Fingers; Identity, Distance, Desire, ParaSite, Hong Kong

Claudia + Julia Muller, Olu Oguibe, Senam Okudzeto, Outtara Watts, Gorney Bravin + Lee, NYC, USA
For The Record, The Studio Museum in Harlem, NYC, USA

Freestyle, The Studio Museum in Harlem, NYC, USA


Talk About Complications: (Re)presenting Women, Pratt Institute, NYC, USA




Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, Research Fellowship


BINZ 39, residency, Zurich, Switzerland

Stiftung Laurenz Haus, residency, Basel, Switzerland
  Pollock-Krasner Award, NYC, USA
2001 Jadeas Trust, International Achievement in the Arts Award, Lagos, Nigeria
2000-2001 The Studio Museum in Harlem, Artist-in-Residence, NYC, USA
1997 ACAVA- First Base Studio Award, London, UK
1995 Idelwilde Trust Bursary, London, UK
1996 Slade School, Art Institute of Chicago Foreign Exchange program
2004 Visiting Lecturer/ Fellow, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University
2003 School for Gestaltung, Drawing Workshop, Basel, Switzerland
2002 School for Gestaltung, Visiting Lecturer Basel, Switzerland
2001 PS1 Museum, Visiting Lecturer, Short Century Teaching Seminar, New York USA
2000-2001 The Studio Museum in Harlem. After School Educator, NYC, USA
2001 Occidental College, Visiting Lecturer Literature Department, LA, USA
2000 Loyola University, Visiting Lecturer, New Orleans, USA
  The Bronx Museum Community Arts Program, Teaching Artist, NYC, USA
1997 The Slade School of Fine Art, Visiting Lecturer, London, UK
Ausgewählte Sammlungen/Selected Collections
  The Baltimore Museum of Art, Permanent Collection, USA
Amistad Research Center, Permanent Collection, New Orleans, USA

Publikationen / Publications (Auswahl)
2003 Fela Kuti; Black President, New Museum, New York, USA
  Twenty Years of the Binz,  Kunsthalle Zurich, Switzerland
2001 Sticky Fingers, ParaSite, Hong Kong
  Freestyle, Studio Musuem in Harlem, New York, USA
  For the Record, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, USA

Lunn, Felicity. Art Forum "Fiction Ou Realite," Kunsthalle Fribourg, December Issue
Martin, Courtney. NKA "Post-post Black; Senam Okudzeto in Basel"

Martin, Courtney.  One World: "Afrodisiac," March Issue

Griffin, Tim. Time Out: "For the Record," September 13
Valdez, Sarah. Art In America: "Freestyling," September Issue

Cotter, Holland. The New York Times: "Invoking Marcus Garvey While Looking Ahead," 24 August

Cotter, Holland. The New York Times: "A Full Studio Show Starts with 28 Young Artists and a Shoehorn," May 11
Levin, Kim. The Village Voice: "Voice Choice, Claudia + Julia Muller, Olu Oguibe,  Senam Okudzeto, Outarra Watts" at Gorney Bravin + Lee. 7 Aug, 2001