Kojo Bambir
Wood Carver, Ghana


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 craftspeople
Mamadou Dougnon, Woodcarver and Blacksmith, Mali
Hassa Pascal Mounkoro, Sculptor, Mali
James Kafui Ahiave, cement sculptor, Ghana
Clement Tsangue, Wood Carver, Cameroon

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Dominic Benhura
 "Dominic Benhura’s work has been included in major exhibitions both in Zimbabwe and internationally. He has also been involved in workshops in Botswana, USA, Holland, Belgium, Germany, and the United Kingdom." This site has links to the galleries which present his work.
Ibou N’Diaye
 "Ibou N’Diaye learned to sculpt by observing elder sculptors in Bandiagara, Mali, his hometown. Using hatchets, adzes, files, and chisels; Ibou carves mahogany and ebony. He integrates traditional and modern forms, resulting in a style that retains the essential aspects of Dogon sculpture. He currently resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania."
Lamidi Olonade Fakeye: Yoruba Master Sculptor
 "This retrospective presents four decades of wood sculpture—the artistic legacy of Lamidi Fakeye, a fifth generation member of the celebrated Fakeye woodcarving family of Ila Orangun, Nigeria." This excellent web site was produced as part of an exhibition at the Smithsonian Museum.
Henry and Mike Munyaradzi
 "This site is devoted to works of two renowned Zimbabwean stone sculptors. The late Henry Munyaradzi is considered a great master of the art form often referred to as Shona sculpture. Mike Munyaradzi learned from his father Henry, and is continuing to sculpt in the tradition of the Shona people."
Ousmane Sow
 Ousmane Sow is a Senegalese artist whose work has been well received and admired throughout the world. His web site provides an extensive overview of his life and works, with many photographs, video clips, interviews and writings. And also his children's drawings...
Master Hand: Individuality and Creativity Among Yoruba Sculptors
 A companion web site created for an exhibit held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1998. The exhibition examines individual creativity within the Yoruba carving tradition. The web site offers some ideas for educators, and a couple of short video clips of a sculptor carving a Gelede mask and another of a Gelede mask dance.

these pages submitted to africancraft.com by George Kojo Arthur,
May. 1999 -- last updated, Jan. 2002