Acrylic and collage on canvas
101 x 131 cm ( 40 x 52 in )
Amy Celestina Ndione, also know as Celestina is a Senegalese visual artist who graduated from the National School of Arts in Dakar (2015). She has participated in group exhibitions in Dakar and Europe. The artist has done two cross-residencies in Canada and Sweden. Celestina has exhibited in the Off of the Dakar Biennale of 2018 and 2022. She is a laureate of the 4th edition of RIPO (Rencontres Internationales de la Peinture à Ouagadougou) in 2021. ''We are not sheep'' a phrase that inspired her iconic sheep in her series: Journey with the flock. Amy Celestina mixes painting, collage of recycled materials and sewing to create a singular universe inspired by reality.