Aminata Conteh

Aminata Conteh is Metalsmith whose practice hybridizes the histories and traditions of Metalsmithing & Jewelry with basketry weaving. Her work draws inspiration from the collapsing histories that exist between her lived experience as a first generation American and her Sierra Leonean lineage. Conteh received a BFA in Metalsmithing & Jewelry from Maine College of Art & Design and she is the recipient of a 2021 Wingate Lamar Fellowship from the Center for Craft in Asheville, North Carolina.

Upcoming Workshops

Experimental Metal Basketry

Through the lens of metal materials such as copper and nickel, this workshop will take students through the process of creating forms utilizing the basketry…

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