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.


Please inquire for available works:

Artist’s website


Selected Press:

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


Ever Gold [Projects] Exhibitions:

Serge Attukwei Clottey / Hand to Mouth / March 18 – April 30





Serge Attukwei Clottey
Boarders and Gates, 2016
Plastic, wire and oil paint
89h x 90w in


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 Freedom movements, 2015 Plastic, wire, and oil paints 76 x 94 in

Serge Attukwei Clottey
Freedom movements, 2015
Plastic, wire, and oil paints
76 x 94 in


Serge Attukwei Clottey, “American Lottery”, 2015. Plastic, wire and oil paint. 51 x 94 inches.


Serge Attukwei Clottey, “Retrospective”, 2015. Plastic and wire. 52 x 63 inches


Serge Attukwei Clottey
Match pass, 2015
Plastics, wire and oil paint
72 x 42 in


Serge Attukwei Clottey
Common Men Series, CII, 2015
Fabric, wire, plastic, hardboard
14.5 x 13 in


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