Larry Amponsah

Larry Amponsah (b. 1989, Accra-Ghana) is a multi-media artist whose practice investigates traditional modes of image-making whilst employing unconventional strategies of production to look at the contemporary politics of imagery. He received his MA in Painting from the Royal College of Art, London (2018) after studying for an MFA in Chinese Traditional Painting at Jiangsu University China (2016) and gaining his BFA in Painting at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana (2015). Larry is currently a Trustee of The Kuenyehia Art Trust in Ghana, shortlisted for the 2019 Young Masters Art Prize, he is also shortlisted for the 2019 Dentons Art Prize, and recently won the Be Smart About Art Award in 2019. 

 

Larry’s first UK solo exhibition titled ‘When A stone Cracks We Don’t Stitch’ is currently opened at 50 Golborne Gallery. He also has a work showing at the Young Masters Art Prize Exhibition at La Galleria, the Royal Opera Arcade.

 

 

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 

Solo:

2019                  

The Open City of Many Gods. Billboard Project - Bloc Projects - Sheffield

 

2018          

Imaginary Direction of Time, The Fine Art Gallery, Hoag Hall, CSU-Pueblo - USA

Group

​2019                        

DEAR, Dyson Gallery, Battersea, London

Of Hosts & Guests. Open Space, Pushkin House - London

FBA Futures Exhibition 2019.  Mall Galleries, London

 

2018         

Final Degree Show, Royal College of Art, London

East Wing Biennial 13 'SURGE'. Courtauld Institute of art, Somerset House, London

Watch This Space, Darnley Gallery - The Centre for Better Health, London

Rising Above The Noise and Confusion

YOUNG GUNS, Sulger-Buel Lovell Gallery, London

Thumbnails, Hockney Gallery, RCA, London

PAST. Battersea Power Station, London

 

2017      

Bapor Tabo(o) for ART LICKS Weekend 2017. Old Ford Lock (Regent’s Canal), London

6 PM 2017, Painting Studio, RCA, Sackler Building, London

RCA SECRETS, Royal College of Art, London

Summer Show 2017, Sulger-Buel Lovell Gallery, London

Open House CCA, Delfina Foundation, London

WIP Show RCA, Sackler Building, London

​WHIP WHIP WHIP, Royal College of Art, Dyson Gallery, London

2016           

Annual Lecturers and Postgraduate Students Show, China

​What is your local word for 'Smile'? ArtXanady's Pop-up Gallery, Labone – Accra

 

2015

The Gown must go to Town Exhibition, Museum of Science and Technology, Accra​

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