Serge Attukwei Clottey (b. 1985, Accra, Ghana) lives and works in Accra, Ghana. Clottey attended the Ghanatta College of Art and Design in Ghana before studying at the Escola Guinard University of Art in Brazil and has completed multiple fellowships abroad. He currently works in a variety of media including performance, photography, video, painting, drawing, and sculpture. Recent exhibitions include Differences between at Jane Lombard Gallery (New York, 2018); The Displaced at Gallery 1957 at Lawrie Shabibi Gallery (Dubai, 2018); Hand to Mouth at Ever Gold [Projects] (San Francisco, 2016); My Mother's Wardrobe at Gallery 1957 (Ghana, 2016); Earthly Conversations at GNYP Gallery (Berlin, 2016); The Displaced at Feuer/Mesler (New York, 2015), We Don't Contemporary at Kampnagel Hamburg (Hamburg, 2015); The Silence of Ordinary Things at The Mistake Room (Los Angeles, 2015); Du Bois In Our Time II at the University Museum of Contemporary Art (Amherst, MA, 2014); and Cultures in Confluence at the Goethe-Institut Ghana (Accra, 2011). His work is in the collection of the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art (Overland Park, Kansas) as well as a number of international private collections.


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Exhibitions with Ever Gold [Projects]:

Serge Attukwei Clottey
Everyday Myth: Survival and Sustenance
April 7 – May 26, 2018

Serge Attukwei Clottey
Hand to Mouth
March 18 – April 30, 2016



Selected Press:

GARAGE: The New Afrofuturism
Elephant: Plastic Art in a Post-Plastic Age
The National: Serge Attukwei Clottey shows Dubai how he disrupts the art trade
SLEEK: The Artist Critiquing Voting Systems through Performance Art
Vogue: This Artist Is Wearing His Mother’s Clothing to Promote Social Change in Ghana
The Guardian: Serge Attukwei Clottey: the artist urging African men to dress as women
Artforum: Critics’ Picks
The Guardian: The Ghanaian turning thousands of discarded plastic bottles into art
The New York Times: Technology Expands the World for African Artists
SF Weekly: Minnesota Street Project: The Counter-Revolutionists’ Gallery



Serge Attukwei Clottey and GoLokal
My Mother’s Wardrobe, 2016.
Performance at Gallery 1957.
Photograph by Nii Odzenma.



Serge Attukwei Clottey
Make it possible, 2017
Plastics, aluminum plates, wires, and oil paint
60 x 81 inches.


Serge Attukwei Clottey
Love and connections, 2016
Plastics, wire and oil paint
95 x 89 inches


Serge Attukwei Clottey
We multiply, 2016
Plastics, wire and oil paint
68 x 86 inches


Serge Attukwei Clottey
The Keepers (Ed 3 of 3), 2017.
30 x 30 inches


Serge Attukwei Clottey
Protocol, 2017.
Charcoal on paper
60 x 45 inches


Serge Attukwei Clottey
Common Men Series, CII, 2015
Fabric, plastics, wires and hard cardboard
14.5 x 13 inches


Serge Attukwei Clottey
Common Men Series, 12, 2015
Fabric, plastics, wires and hard cardboard
15.5 x 13.5 x 2 inches