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Born 1960, Glasgow, Scotland. Deceased 2008, Dumfries, Scotland.
Maud Sulter was a prominent visual artist, writer and curator of Scottish- Ghanaian descent. Throughout her career and across different media, Sulter questioned the lack of representation of black women in art histories and critically investigated the complex experiences of the African diaspora in European history and culture over the past six hundred years. Her work has been exhibited widely, including at the ICA (1985, 1990), the V&A (1989), Tate Liverpool (1991), the Studio Museum in New York (1997), the National Portrait Gallery (2002), and the Scottish National Portrait Gallery (2003). Sulter’s work is represented in various public collections including the V&A, the National Portrait Gallery, and the Scottish Parliament Collection as well as private collections.