Senga (Sue Irons) Nengudi
Senga (Sue Irons) Nengudi is active/lives in Colorado, New York. Senga Nengudi is known for abstract sculpture with found objects, choreographed performance art.
Biography Senga (Sue Irons) Nengudi
Senga Nengudi (born 1943) is an African-American visual artist best known for her abstract sculptures that combine found objects and choreographed performance.
Nengudi was born Sue Irons in Chicago in 1943, but grew up in Los Angeles and Pasadena. Her cousin Eileen Abdul-Rashid is also an artist She studied art and dance in Los Angeles during the 1960s and earned her BA from California State University in 1968. She then spent a year studying at Waseda University, Tokyo. Afterwards, she returned to California State University, from which she received her MA in sculpture in 1971. She moved to New York City shortly thereafter to continue her career as an artist. She lives and works in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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