Dorothy Akpene Amenuke was born in 1968 in Adzokoe-Peki, Ghana. She studied Sculpture and Art Education at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. She has an MFA in Sculpture and was completing a doctorate in sculpture at the time of her residency. She worked professionally as an art teacher from 1987 to 2004 at the primary and secondary levels. She works as a fibre and fabric artist and resource person for art clubs in schools and is also involved with Sansa International Artists’ Association.
Dorothy visited apexart from Kumasi, Ghana, from October 15 - November 14, 2007. She was recommended by El Anatsui, an artist in Ghana/Nigeria. Visit her Resident Page for more information.