Artist and sculptor Wangechi Mutu was born in Nairobi, Kenya in 1972. She moved to New York in the 1990s, where she enrolled at Parsons the New School for Design. In 1996, she received her BFA from Cooper Union, and went on to complete her MFA at Yale University. Her work has been exhibited widely throughout galleries and museums in the US, including the Miami Art Museum, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Tate Modern, and the Museum of Modern Art. Mutu is represented by Barbara Gladstone in New York, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, and Victoria Miro Gallery in London.
Wangechi Mutu is featured in Edition: Festivus