Marcia Kure | the artist

The artist Marcia Kure
Born July 22 1970, Kano, Nigeria.
Lives and works in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, .

Style and technique of the artist: Painting,

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Nigerian painter Marcia Kure’s works — inspired by African cave paintings, woven and printed textiles, bodypainting and a background in which she was exposed to a wide variety of intra-Nigerian cultures and influences — often deal with issues of gender and identity. Kure’s work has been profoundly informed by uli, a painting and drawing tradition practiced by the Igbo women of eastern Nigeria that employs simple forms and minimal use of color...

MARCIA KURE was born in Kano, Nigeria in 1970. After attending primary and secondary schools in several Nigerian cities, she obtained her bachelor`s degree in Fine and Applied Arts at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, in 1994, majoring in painting...