Wura-Natasha Ogunji

Wura-Natasha Ogunji is a visual artist and performer. Her works include drawings, videos and public performances. Her hand-stitched drawings, made on architectural trace paper, reference the daily interactions and frequencies that occur in the city of Lagos. Her most recent series of works on paper was exhibited in the Magic exhibition at Omenka Gallery, Lagos. Selected exhibitions include: No Such Place: Contemporary African Artists in America, Edward Tyler Nahem Gallery, New York; Future Reflexions, The Arches, Glasgow; and Six Draughtsmen, MoCADA, New York. Ogunji is a recipient of the prestigious Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship and has received grants from The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York; The Dallas Museum of Art; and the Idea Fund, Houston. She has a BA from Stanford University (1992, Anthropology) and an MFA from San Jose State University (1998, Photography).