Adelaide Damoah Artist CV
Summary of Exhibitions:
2017: “Dispersed.” Group show BBFA Collective + 3 Ghanain artists. Nubuke Foundation, Ghana (satelite event for Chale Wote street art festival.
2017: “A Seat at the Table” Group show. 198 Gallery, London.
2016: “Untitled.” Group show with BBA (Black British Art). Latham Watkins LLP. London.
2016: UK Youth Charity auction. Group show. Canary Wharf, London.
2015: TEDx Euston. Vision to Reality. BBFA group show. London.
2015: This is Us. Solo show. Camden Image Gallery, London
2015: AACDD Festival, BBFA Group show. Bargehouse Gallery, Oxo Tower, London.
2015: Compliment Me, charity exhibition, Marble Arch, London.
2014: Creme de la Femme, Group exhibition. Westminister, London.
2014: Creme de la Femme, Group exhibition. Mayfair, London.
2013: Live painting performance with Ben Summers at Vibe Gallery, London.
2011: Work on permanent display at Hotel Locanda, Venice, Italy
2009: Solo show Soho, National Centre for Domestic Violence (NCDV) Mayfair, London.
2009: Group show Opera Gallery Budapest Hungary.
2009: Group show Rich Mix, Brick Lane UK.
2009: Group show. Screen Nation Awards Bafta, Piccadilly, London.
2008: Solo show “Supermodels” Nolia’s Gallery Southwark London.
2008: Solo show. “Black Lipstick” Clapham London.
2008: Solo show. “Black Lipstick” Bernie Grant Art centre London.
2007: Group show. I2U gallery Ladbrook Grove London.
2006: Group show Francophone Space African Arts Portsmouth UK.
2006: Solo show “Black Brits” Islington UK.
2005: Group show Buffalo film festival Clapham UK.
Selection of Talks:
September 2017: Gallery of African Art, London. Interview host- Art Discussion with Dagmar Van Weegle and Rewa.
September 2017: Syracuse University, London. Guest lecturer. Non verbal communication- “This is Me- the Inconsistency of the Self” series of work.
August 2017: Nubuke Foundation, Ghana. Chair person “ Is there such a thing as a women’s perspective in art or is art just art?” Panelists: Gyankromah Akkufo- Addo, Odile Tevie, Dr Dorothy Amenuke and Arlene Wandera.
June 2017: British Library Caribbean In/Securities and Creativity: Diasporic Dialogues. In partnership with Goldsmith’s University. Panellist. Subject: ‘The Value of Black British Female Artists in Western Art.’
May 2017: Gallery of African Art, Mayfair. Art Discussion Interview host for Marie Genevieve Morin.
2017: Mami Wata joint performance with Samira Saidi. Dispersed group show, Nubuke Foundation Ghana.
2013: Damoah and Summers live painting performance Vibe Gallery, London.
Art Work Key Highlights:
May 2016- present: Art Discussion YouTube video series- https://www.youtube.com/user/adelaidesart
January 2015: Selected as founding member of BBFA Collective (Black British Female Artist Collective) https://bbfablog.wordpress.com/ participated in three group shows.
2014: Bursary for Royal College of Art Curating Conversations course.
August 2011- June 2013: Lime Magazine- Contributing arts writer with Art Success blog.
August 2011- 2014: Contemporary and Modern Art Blog and Art Success Blog- Arts writer with Art Success blog
January 2011: Established Art Success interview series and blog.
October 2009: Commissioned by the National Centre for Domestic Violence- solo show.
2007: Invited to speak at Endometriosis UK AGM on endometriosis and art.
October 2006: Invited to participate in Francophone Space exhibition of African Artists. Invited to speak at closing ceremony. Exhibited paintings, lead workshops- Admiral Lord Nelson school and at an asylum detention centre, Gosport.
March 2006: Lead demonstration for Endometriosis UK Parliament square London.
February 2006: Black Brits debut solo show. TV coverage- BBC, channel 5, various cable channels and national press.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
MEMBERSHIPS: ABPI- ~Associated Board of Pharmaceutical Industries.
2002 SHIRE PHARMACEUTICALS: ABPI certification (Associated board of pharmaceutical industries). Distinction.
1995 – 1999 KINGSTON UNIVERSITY BSc (Hons) Applied Biology 2.1
1993 – 1995 TOWNLEY GRAMMAR SCHOOL FOR GIRLS: 1 AS Level, 3 ‘A’ Levels – Biology, Economics, Business Studies, General Studies
1988 – 1993 ST. URSULAS CONVENT SCHOOL FOR GIRLS: 9 GCSE’s Grade A – C (inc. English & Maths)
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