Enam Gbewonyo

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Enam Gbewonyo, born 1980, UK. Graduated from Bradford College of Art & Design, Bradford (2001). Exhibitions include: ‘A Nice Cup of Tea?’ collaborative commission, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (2019-21), ‘Antisocial Isolation’, Delphian Gallery for Saatchi Gallery, London (2020), ‘GOSSAMER’, Carl Friedman Gallery, Margate (2019), ‘WE FACE FORWARD!’, A Celebration of Modern & Contemporary Ghanaian Art, Bonhams, London (2019), ‘DISPERSED: cross cultural exchange exhibition (BBFA)’, Nubuke Foundation, Accra, Ghana (2017). Awards include: Black Women in Europe Powerlist (2020), Baton Awards Highly Commended Award in the Creative Industry Category (2019).


<b>Title: </b>Resting Black Face<br /><b>Year: </b>2020<br /><b>Medium: </b>Used tights and recycled cotton yarn<br /><b>Size: </b>222 x 152 cm
<b>Title: </b>Colonialist Ravelry, An Infection Of Mind, Skin And Being. Blackness Hangs On, A Determined Survival!⁠<br /><b>Year: </b>2021<br /><b>Medium: </b>Used tights, cotton thread and wool yarn on reused empty canvas frame<br /><b>Size: </b>100 x 73 cm
<b>Title: </b>The Oculus/ The Third Eye<br /><b>Year: </b>2019<br /><b>Medium: </b>Hand knitted used and new nylon tights<br /><b>Size: </b>208 x 271 cm
<b>Title: </b>Invisibility Cloak<br /><b>Year: </b>2019<br /><b>Medium: </b>Hand knitted nylon tights<br /><b>Size: </b>164.5 x 35cm
<b>Title: </b>Invisibility Cloak<br /><b>Year: </b>2019<br /><b>Medium: </b>Hand knitted nylon tights<br /><b>Size: </b>164.5 x 35cm
<b>Title: </b>In the Wake of Barely Black<br /><b>Year: </b>2019<br /><b>Medium: </b>Used nylon tights, cotton thread and eco-friendly water based acrylic paint on vintage chevalier shop mirror<br /><b>Size: </b>192 x 78 x 40cm
<b>Title: </b>Femininity and blackness, a Pointe-d dreamscape in nude<br /><b>Year: </b>2019<br /><b>Medium: </b> recycled tights and cotton thread on vintage wood frame<br /><b>Size: </b>83.5 x 100.5 x 3.5 cm