Auntie Amelia

Kattah, Mawuena
Mawuena Kattah’s work reflects her interest in pattern, colour, form and the figure. Over a number of years, she has developed a significant body of work that includes paintings, ceramics and textiles. Her paintings Auntie Amelia (2016), Me and Mum Looking at the Pots (2016) and Auntie Comfort (2016) are based on photographs of her close and extended family and friends from Ghana. In these works, she makes use of a vibrant palette of reds, blues, greens and yellows. As well as being inspired by people she knows and loves, Kattah is also inspired by field trips and visits to museum collections. She has been a member of Intoart, a London-based organisation that works with adults and young people with learning disabilities, since 2007.
  • Artwork Details: 47 x 43cm
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  • Material description: Watercolour on paper
  • Credit line: © the artist
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  • Medium: Painting
  • Accession number: ACC16/2016



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