ruby onyinyechi amanze receives prestigious award from the Montblanc Cultural Foundation

ruby onyiyechi amanze is one of three recipients, alongside Mercedes Dorame and Emmanuelle Lainé, of the Montblanc Cultural Foundation’s Artist Commission Program award. Awarded annually, the program enables emerging artists to produce new works within the context of an institutional exhibition, a biennial, or an arts festival. Speaking about the recipients, Montblanc Cultural Foundation Chairmen Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath said, ‘[t]he selection acknowledges the work of three incredibly talented artists who… have been pushing the formal boundaries of their respective disciplines… Giving artists both the freedom and a platform to express themselves is at the heart of the Montblanc Cultural Foundation’s purpose”. amanze will be presenting the commissioned artworks at the 33rd Bienal de São Paulo in September.