Sokari Douglas Camp(1958-), Artist
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Nigerian-born sculptor based in the United Kingdom. Sokari Douglas Camp studied fine art at Central School of Art and Design and the Royal College of Art. She has represented Britain and Nigeria in National exhibitions. Her work is predominantly sculpted in steel and takes inspiration from her Kalabari heritage as well as drawing from wider aspects of African culture. She has had over 40 solo exhibitions worldwide. Her work is held in many International collections including at the British Museum and Smithsonian Museum, Washington. In 2003 her proposal NO-O-War No-O-War-R was shortlisted for Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth project. She was honoured with a CBE (2005) for services to art.