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Bright Ugochukwu Eke

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Birth year


installation, performance, photography, research, conceptual, sculpture, exhibition/performance



Solo Exhibition 

2008       Water and Me: Art in Unconventional Space- Trinidad and Tobago

2006       Environ-Scope:   Goethe Institute, Lagos, Nigeria 


Selected Group Exhibitions 

2009      CODE SHARE: 5 Continents, 10 biennales, 20 Artists. Vilnius,  


2008      Art, Migration, and Identity: International Festival of the Arts in arnhem-


2008      Echo Wanted: Gallery Karsten Greve, Paris

 2008      Experimental Frontiers: Society through the eyes of South African and   

               Nigerian artists, Cape Town, South africa

2008      WATER: Delight and Woe; Ifa-Gallery Stuttgart and Ifa-Gallery Berlin, Germany.

2007      Sharjah Biannial 8,United Arab Emirates.

  • Trans-Cape Contemporary African Art Exhibition, Cape Town, South African 

2006   ACP (African, Caribbean and Pacific) Festival, Santa Domingo, Antilles 

  • DAK’ART, 7TH Biennial of Contemporary African Art, IFAN Museum, Dakar, Senegal 
  • MFA Exhibition, Ana Gallery, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. 

2005  Founders’ Day Anniversary Exhibition, Ana Gallery, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. 

  • 5th Biennial Exhibition of the Pan African Circle of Artists, National Museum, Enugu 

2002 Degree Exhibition, Ana Gallery, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. 


  • Member-College Arts Association, USA
  • Member- GreenPeace, USA



  •       Water is Power: African Art History. College Art Association  

            Conference, Los Angeles, USA.; College Art Association Conference, Los  

            Angeles, USA.


  • Slide talk, Alice Yard-Experimental Space, Trinidad and Tobago


  • Slide talk, Palo Alto Art Center, California, USA.



  • International Festival of the Arts in Arnhem, Netherlands-Residency at Thamgidi Studios
  • Commonwealth Arts and Craft Awards Residency, Trinidad and Tobago.
  • Djerassi Artists Residency Program, California, USA.
  • UNESCO Aschberg Bursaries for Artists’ Residency,

            Centro Colombo Americano, Colombia


  • Commonwealth Arts and Craft Awards ,2007
  • ResArtis  Award, Dakar Prize. 2007
  • UNESCO Aschberg Bursaries for Artists, 2007
  • Best Graduating Student Prize, Dept. of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Nigeria, Nsukka-2001



Recent Exhibits

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Apr, 2009 TASTE 2009
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