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Aminata Conteh

Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Aminata Conteh’s practice hybridizes the histories and traditions of Metalsmithing with weaving and basketry. She draws inspiration from the intersections of her experiences as a first generation American and Sierra Leonean lineage. Conteh holds a BFA in Metalsmithing & Jewelry from MECA&D. She is the recipient of a 2021 Wingate Lamar Fellowship from the Center for Craft, and currently works as the Marketing and Communication Coordinator at Indigo Arts Alliance.

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