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Uche Uzorka


Born on the 17th of March 1974 in the town of Agwe-Aboh, Delta state, Nigeria, Uche Uzorka’s practice incorporates painting, collage, cutting and pasting, charcoal, and ink drawing. In 2011, Uche Uzorka went on to win first place in the Nigerian National Art competition for his collaboration with Chike Obeagu. His first solo exhibition, Uche Uzorka: The Organic show took place at the Goethe- Institut Nigeria in collaboration with African Artists Foundation, while his second solo: Line. Sign. Symbol, took place at the African Artists Foundation, Lagos. Uzorka has engaged studio and research residencies at the African Artists Foundation The AF Lagos 2011-2012, The African Art archive of the Iwalewa Haus Bayreuth Germany 2014 and 2015, and Savvy Contemporary, Berlin Germany 2014.


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