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Sika Foyer is an American multidisciplinary artist who explores wrapping cultures, the materialityof wrapping and its crosscultural rituals to tell ancestral stories and to examine forms of socialinjustice. Foyer’s tireless gestural motions and micro repetitive layering expose what is covered,what is forbidden and what is hidden in plain sight. Her formal trainings and experiences in urbanpolicies and economic development inform her work.Born and raised in Lomé, Togo, West Africa, Foyer was first introduced to drawing and clothingdesign at age 8 by assisting her fashion designer and dressmaker mother, Akouh Adjo Ebimide, inher Atelier, Chez Da Marie. Foyer came to the United States where she obtained her BS inEconomics from Baruch College, CUNY and her MS in Urban Studies from The New School, MilanoSchool of Policy, Management and Environment in NYC. Throughout this time Foyer maintained astudio practice in New York and in January 2021 she obtained an M.F.A. from Lesley Art + Designin Cambridge, MA




Solo Exhibition2021 Mara River Crossing, Soloway Gallery, Brooklyn, NYCurated by Hannah Barrett, Artist and Director of the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, atBard College

Group Exhibition2022 2022 Black Creativity Art Juried Exhibition, Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, IL2021 The Coral Reef Principal, Ursa Gallery, Bridgeport, CT2021 “Legacy & Rupture,” City Gallery, New Haven, CTcurated by Howard El Yasin, artist and Assistant Director of the Teaching Fellow Program at YaleUniversity2021 “Kinship: The Inspiration of Artistic Connection,” virtual exhibition with Art MidHudson2020 “Black Lives Matter 365,” Raizes Gallery, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA2019 “Why Do You Build Me Up,” VanDernoot Gallery, Lesley University, MA

2017 “The Bronx Meets East Africa,” Edgar Poe Park Gallery, NY, NYcurated by Sika Foyer2017 “Affirmative Art: New Perspectives,” Makerere University, Kampala, Ugandacurated by Sika Foyer2016 “Newmann Plus One,” Proto Gallery, Hoboken, NJ