Meet the Artist: Maria Amidu

Creative Future hosted a free event ‘Meet the Artist: Maria Amidu.’ Our ‘Meet the Artist/Writer’ series showcases writers and artists from under-represented backgrounds and how they got their work ‘out there’.

Maria is a graduate of the Royal College of Art, and exhibited nationally and internationally before pursuing a social practice. She has developed projects with a number of museums, galleries and organisations including:

  • Houses of Parliament
  • National Maritime Museum Greenwich
  • People United
  • Turner Contemporary
  • PEER
  • A New Direction
  • Parramatta Artists’ Studios
  • V&A
  • Arnolfini
  • Bristol Royal Children’s Hospital
  • Iniva
  • Foundling Museum
  • Hackney Museum
  • Metropolitan Archives
  • Horniman Museum & Garden
  • 198 Gallery

Her work is in a number of collections, including the Pilkington Collection at the V&A Museum, London; the Arnolfini Collection Trust, Bristol; and the National Drawing Collection, Limerick. She has won a wide range of fellowships, grants and awards.

You can view our highlights video from the event below.

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