John Edward Odoch-Ameny

(also known as Odochameny)

born 1948 in Lira, Uganda

lives and works since 1989 as a sculptor in Malaba, Uganda

best known for his individual expressive style and tactile handling of the stone, wood and iron used to create his sculptures

1968 - 1973 Art study at the Makerere University of Kampala, Uganda

1974 - 1983 Director of the Department of Fine Arts at Obote College in Lira, Uganda

1984 - 1985 Assistent at the Makerere Art School, faculty „sculpture“, Makarere University, Uganda

Production manager in the gallery African Heritage, Nairobi, Kenya

1988 - 1989 Scholarship in Oakland, California, USA