ugochukwu-smooth nzewi (Nigeria)

Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi, born in 1979, is an artist, art historian and curator. He graduated with a BA in Fine and Applied Arts at the University of Nigeria in Nsukka in 2001. Currently a PhD candidate in Art History at Emory University in Atlanta (USA), he maintains a thriving career as an artist. He has participated in international artists residency and workshop programs, and a number of exhibitions in Africa, Europe and the United States. Smooth’s creative templates include sculpture, installation, painting, drawing and, most recently, film.

His recent creative activities include the solo exhibition A View of Home From Abroad, Stripes Gallery, Schwartz Center, Emory University (Atlanta, USA), and the group exhibition International Fine Arts, 2010 FIFA World Cup (South Africa), both in 2010. The same year, he was a guest curator for Transitions: Contemporary South African Works on Paper, High Museum (Atlanta).

Ugochukwu-Smooth Nzewi is supported by
the Emory College Center for Creativity & Arts