The artist is showing some of his work at London’s Collect art fair (25-27 February), with Scottish gallery North Lands Creative and US-based Bullseye Projects, which supplied him with materials after spotting his potential. ‘I first saw Anthony’s work online last year – the confluence of kente pattern with Scottish plaid sparked a rainbow-like joy for me,’ says Lani McGregor, its director. Michael Endo, curatorial consultant at Bullseye, describes his work as ‘beautifully crafted, visually stunning, personal, and conceptually complex’.
For Amoako-Attah, the Transitions series is a life’s work, but he hasn’t forgotten his original ambition – to teach others to work with glass. ‘I believe in diversity and that knowledge gained is open to all, so I am ready to teach anywhere in the world,’ he says. anywhere in the world,’ he says.