EKONG, Afi Constance Affiong

Born June 26. 1930



Constance Affiong
OON, graphic artist, painter, text.le artist: b: June 26. 1930: ht: Duke Town, Calabar; so: Cross River; ed: Oxford College of Arts and Technology, London, 1951- 53; St. Martin's School of Fine Arts, London, 1956-85; Central School of Arts, London, cr: Founder, Gallery Lanac for Crafi and Fine Arts. Lagos, 1961; Art mgr., Nigeria Arts Council, 1961-66; md. The Bronze Gallery, Lagos. 1966: ch: International Council of Women Standing Committee. 1986: mm: American Association of Museums, Nigeria Institute of Management. Royal Commonwealth Society of London; founding member. Society of Nigerian Artists. exh/cw: Lagos Festival of Arts. Exhibition Centre, Lagos, 1958; National Museum. Lagos. 1959: Opening Exhibition. USIS Lagos, 1960: Afi Ekong, Galeria. Buenos Aires, Argentina; J.K. Randle Hall, Lagos, 1962; Exhibition of Paintings by Afi Ekong. Administrative Staff College of Nigeria. Badagry, Lagos, 1989; Women Now. National Gallery of Crafts and Design, Lagos, 1990; Images of the Nigerian Nation. National Theatre, Lagos, 1990. h: Decorated by President Tubman ol' Liberia with The Star of Dame Official or the Human Order of African Redemption, 1962. nh: Officer of the Order or the Niger, tt: Efiom of Calabar, Ada Idagha ke Erik, Iboku or Calabar. off: P.O. Box 3013, Lagos.
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Profession Graphic Artist , Painter , Textile Artist
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