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Eyenga Bokamba

Her greatest desire is to create work about what it means to be alive, thriving and empathetic in today’s world.


Eyenga Bokamba

Eyenga Bokamba is a visual artist and designer whose creative practice is based in the United States and Italy. Among her accomplishments are a Bush Leadership Fellowship, four solo shows in the US and one in Italy and induction into the National Association of Women Artists. Bokamba currently serves as a board member of the National Performance Network.

Recent shows include "What will I do with all this freedom?" a solo show at the NAWA Gallery in New York City (2018), Personal Structures, a juried international group show in the Venice Biennale at the European Cultural Center (2019), the Minnesota Black Fine Arts 

Show (2019-2020) and the Minneapolis Institute of Art’s Foot in the Door 5 (2020-2021). “My greatest desire, says the artist, “is to create work that pivots on an axis of understanding and advances our collective consciousness about what it means to be alive, thriving and empathetic in today’s world.” Holding Space for Possibility: New Paintings by Eyenga Bokamba on view April 23 – September 17, 2022 at the UM Physicians Mill City Clinic in Minneapolis and Color, Line, Form: Contemporary Abstract Art in Minnesota on view June 24 – August 13, 2022 at the Anderson Center in Red Wing, MN. 

Currently she has a solo show at Concordia College from October 13 - November 9, 2022!

The artist is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and Harvard University.



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