Biography

Vincent Frimpong is a contemporary ceramic artist born in Accra, Ghana, West Africa. He holds a B.A. in Industrial Arts (Ceramics option) from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana. He was a teaching assistant in the Ceramic Section of the Department of Industrial Art, KNUST. His works are shown in multiple exhibitions, including Our Art, Our Time, Our Region in Walton Art Center Fayetteville, AR, Figure Grounded in Birmingham, AL, and recently had a solo show; Reserved: I woke up to a Dream at Curfman gallery in Colorado State University, CO. Most recently he was awarded The Consortium for Intercollegiate Research in the Ceramic Arts (C.I.R.C.A) and Midsouth Dianne Komminsk sculpture winner, and the 2023 The Medium (CACHE)- Creative Exchange Fund (CXF) MARs Award Recipient. He received the 2022 Zenobia award from Watershed in Maine, the 2022 Windgate University Fellowship Awardee for Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Maxwell-Hanrahan Haystack Recipient for the 2023 Fellowship, John Glick Penland School of Craft Scholarship 2023, and the Creative Exchange fund Grant from Art Ventures Gallery. Vincent is a third-year, MFA candidate and teaching assistant at the University of Arkansas School of Art.