Born 1985 in Accra, Ghana Lives and works between Los Angeles and Accra, Ghana. He studied at the Ghanatta College of Art and Design between 2000-2004 and between 2006 – 2007 at the Escola Guignard, Brazil and holds an Honorary Doctorate of Art from the University of Brighton, UK (2019).

Attukwei Clottey interrogates the vibrant symbolic life of everyday material objects. Clottey’s creative practice spans installation, performance, photography and sculpture, all devoted to exploring the ideological and psychic meanings that are invested in everyday objects and how such materials circulate in local and global economies.

Clottey’s work has recently been presented in solo exhibitions at The Mistake Room, Los Angeles; Ever Gold [Projects], San Francisco; Gallery 1957, Accra; Gnyp, Berlin; Lorenzelli Arte, Milan; Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium Foundation, Oslo. His works have been included in recent group exhibitions at Desert X, Palm DesertAlUla, Saudi Arabia curated by Cesar Garcia and Neville Wakefield; Christie’s Beverly Hills, Los Angeles; The Moody Center, Rice University, Houston; Iziko South Africa National Gallery, Cape Town; UTA Artist Space, Los Angeles.

Clottey has works in public collections including the Kunstmuseum Arnhem, The Netherlands; The World Bank Collection, Washington, D.C., USA; Facebook, Menlo Park, CA; Modern Forms, UK and Nubuke Foundation Seth Dei Foundation, Ghana, Africa.