WED – FRI: 11AM-5PM SAT: 12-4PM (by advance appt. only)
WED – FRI: 11AM-5PM SAT: 12-4PM (by advance appt. only)

ebere agwuncha

ebere agwuncha (b.1997, Chicago) is a transdisciplinary artist whose practice seeks to reach the natural depths of memory that hands carry through lineage. They dream alongside the archives of the black diaspora, crafting architecture(s) for the world to embrace through Igbo rituals, objects, meditation, touch, and intimacy. 

ebere received a Bachelors of Industrial Design from Iowa State University in 2019. They have received various awards and residency opportunities including the 3Arts Make a Wave Award, the Chicago Artist Coalition Spark Grant, ACRE Residency, Starlight Residency, The Ignite Fund Grant and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago inaugural Artist-in-Exchange with the Sculpture Department. ebere has shared various forms of work with Comfort Station, Buddy at the Chicago Cultural Center, Atl_ Chicago, The Luminary, Chuquimarca Projects, Breathing Room Garden, Des Moines Art Center and others. ebere currently teaches with the UChicagoArts, Arts + Public Life Design Apprenticeship Program the School of the Art Institute of Chicago Sculpture Department. 

In 2021, ebere started ccia (creating care-filled igbo architecture(s)): an ongoing research based series celebrating the intersections of architecture, design, craft, and art in the Igbo sphere and beyond.

BOLT Residency

2023 - 2024,
Artist Resident