CONSTANCE SWANIKER
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Constance Swaniker

Sculptor

Constance Elizabeth Swaniker was born in August 1973 in Accra, Ghana. She obtained her basic and secondary education in The Gambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Accra Academy in Ghana from 1980-1993. This diversity in her background has strongly influenced her outlook on life, art and business. She studied for a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Sculpture at KNUST College of Art in Kumasi from 1994-1999. During this period, Constance also undertook her apprenticeship as a carpenter at Art Deco Ltd

The entrepreneur and strategic thinker in her motivated Constance to establish Accents & Art Ltd, the premier purveyor of the finest crafted bespoke wrought iron furniture made in Ghana and arguably, West Africa six months after graduating from school.

Constance’s work can be found in a wide range of upscale homes, offices and diplomatic missions both home and abroad. Her maiden exhibition, “Passage of Discovery” dated 22nd June-6th July 2011 marked a chapter in her life as an artist and a sculptor. The event was held at the Artist’s alliance gallery.

Her work has been recognized in reputable awards such as “Outstanding Industrial Metal Furniture Firm” in Ghana Award by wAi Africa, The Network Journal Africa 40-under Forty 2010 Achievement Award, Best Entrepreneur SME Innovation Award 2010, VLISCO Be Your Dream Award -2013, Metal Product of the Year 2013 and Regional & Country Winner, Africa’s Most Influential Women in Leadership and Governance-2014.

Recently, she also established an Art and Design Institute, working closely with the local universities and polytechnic to aid bridge the gap between archaic school curriculum and industry by providing students a platform to gain practical experience.

A dedicated mother of two, Constance aspires to leaving a positive mark on society and inspire the youth to live their dreams no matter the challenges.

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In A Nutshell
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Momentum
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Momentum
2011 Metal & fabric 44" x 34"
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Mended Distortions
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Mended Distortions
2011 Copper Wire & Metal 43" x 22" x 18"(L x B x H)
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The Long Walk
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The Long Walk
2010 Metal 43" x 41" x 25"(L x B x H)
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Noah's Arch
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Noah's Arch
201140 7/8" x 14 3/8" x 15 1/8"(L x B x H)
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In Celebration
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In Celebration
2011 Handpainted Metal 48" x 24"
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Breaking News
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Breaking News
2011 Metal & Newsprint 46" x 20" x 18"(L x B x H)
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Nature Abstracted
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Nature Abstracted
2011 Metal 62" x 42"
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Aqua Life
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Aqua Life
2011 Handpainted Metal 38 3/8" x 28 1/2"
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Sea Never Dry
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Sea Never Dry
2011 Hand Painted Metal 44 1/8" x 13 1/4"
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Poseidon Rises
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Poseidon Rises
2011 Handpainted Metal 99" x 38"
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Progress Unexplained
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Progress Unexplained
2011 Metal & Sneakers 36" x 17"
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Walk A Mile in My Shoes
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Walk A Mile in My Shoes
2011 Handpainted Metal & Rubber 48" x 48"
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Exhiliration
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Exhiliration
2011 Scrap Metal 60 1/2" x 40"
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Coming of Age
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Coming of Age
2011 Metal & Zippers 60" x 18"
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Revelation
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Revelation
2016 Hand-painted Metal Installation34”L x 13“W | 37”L x 18“W
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Coping Mechanisms
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Coping Mechanisms
2011 Assorted Metal42 1/2" x 51 1/2"
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The Writing on the Wall
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The Writing on the Wall
2011 Handpainted Metal Set of 15 Faces
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Community Living
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Community Living
2016 Perspex, Glass 36 1/2"L x 49 1/2"W
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The Stories They Told
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The Stories They Told
2016 Perspex, Glass27 1/2”L x 50 5/8“B
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Conversation With Mirrors
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Conversation With Mirrors
2011 Handpainted Metal & Glass 65 3/4" x 39 3/4" | 88" x 60"
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Conversations with Mirrors
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Conversations with Mirrors
2016 Hand-painted metal65 3/4” x 39 3/4“ | 67” x 43 1/8”
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Kaleidoscopes
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Kaleidoscopes
2011 Handpainted Metal 45 1/2" x 25"
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Problematic Solutions
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Problematic Solutions
2011 Handpainted Metal 38 3/8" x 28 1/2"
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Spirits
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Spirits
2016 Chicken Mesh, Metal, Fabric 66” x 31“ (L x B)
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Contemplation
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Contemplation
2016 Chicken Mesh/Metal Fabric36” x 27“(LxB)
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Web of Lies
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Web of Lies
2011 Handpainted Metal 36" x 36"
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The Road Less Traveled
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The Road Less Traveled
2011 Handpainted Metal 39 1/2" x 52 1/2"
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Pretty Wings
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Pretty Wings
2011 Handpainted Metal 54 1/4" x 30"
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Killing Fields
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Killing Fields
2011 Metal 54 3/4" x 16"
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Weapons of Mass Destruction
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Weapons of Mass Destruction
2011 Metal 28 5/8" x 20 3/8"
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Connections
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Connections
2011 Handpainted Metal 48" x 18" x 14"(L x B x H)
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Skeletons in the Closet
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Skeletons in the Closet
2016 Wood, Hand-painted metal & Fabric Wardrobe - 74” x 35 3/4“x 24” (L x B x H) | Trunk – 30 3/4” x 18 5/8” x 9” (L x B x H) | Dress – 37“ x 24“
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Public Art
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Public Art
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Public Art
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Address: #B79/5 Homowo Street Kaneshie |
Phone number: +233 (0)277 350 022
E-mail: constanceswaniker@gmail.com