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Dora Obuobisa


Dora Obuobisa

Contact Information:

Dora Obuobisa
1813 Regency Blvd
Moore, OK 73160

Phone:

(405) 790-0215

Email:

dobuobisa@cox.net

Discipline:

Traditional Arts/Visual Arts - African

Participants:

Childhood, Adolescents, Adults and Elders

Settings:

Elementary schools, libraries, parks and recreation centers

Availability:

OKC metro; year-round

Bio:

Dora Obuobisa is an inspiring artist with unique talents in leatherwork, batik, tie and dye, and traditional African crafts. She holds a bachelor's degree in painting, a postgraduate diploma and masters degree in art education from the University of Science and Technology in Ghana. Dora was a lecturer at the University College of Education in Ghana and also has over 12 years experience in teaching at the elementary and secondary levels. A recent immigrant, she has worked as an art instructor in a number of Oklahoma City Public Schools. A residency with Dora enables participants to unearth talents in design and creativity, and to gain an appreciation and understanding of diversified art forms.

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