I manipulate glass to look like woven fabric by screen printing and kilnforming with glass powders.  My work explores themes related to the effects of migration, dislocation, and personal identity using traditional Kente designs and Adinkra symbols from Ghana. 

 

Anthony Amoako-Attah is a PhD student in Art and Design (glass and ceramics) at the University of Sunderland, where he received an MA (glass) in 2016.  He completed a BA in Industrial Art (ceramics) at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana.  His work has been exhibited at the National Glass Centre in Sunderland, and at Sunderland Museum, which commissioned him to produce an artwork for their collection in 2020.  Amoako-Attah was awarded Winner in the Aspiring Glass Artists 2020 category in Warm Glass UK's The Glass Prize and is scheduled to teach at Pilchuck Glass School in Washington during the summer of 2022.