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Biography of Anta Germaine GAYE

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Anta Germaine GAYE
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Biography :

Anta Germaine Gaye (born in 1953), is a Senegalese painter, designer and sculptor .

A graduate of the Ecole normale superieure d'education artistique, Gaye's artistic practice
encompasses painting on and under glass, metal sculpture, and ceramics. Her work combines
enamels, recycled iron and mixed techniques. She currently leads a workshop on "Iron and Glass"
and teaches art education at a Dakar college.

Major Exhibitions:


1998 - Le Pont (metal sculpture), Institut Goethe, Saint-Louis
1996 - Finalist for the Prix du President de la Republique pour les Arts, Dakar
1995 - Signes Plus ( Helsen), Maison de la Culture de Saint Gervais, Geneva
1991 - Salon d'automne, Grand-Palais, Paris
1990 - Festa de l'Unita, Pian di Massiano, [Perouse] Italy
1987 - Art contre Apartheid, Musee Dynamique, Dakar
1985 - Rencontre americano-senegalaise, Galerie nationale d'art, Dakar
1983 - Cosaan (tradition) Theatre national Daniel Sorano, Dakar


Last update : 08/07/2007


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