"I schooled to gain broader knowledge in order to be more professional in my field of work and to share to my views and opinions with the whole world through my paintings."
Bright Dankyi Mensah was born near Accra in 1978. The first born of Mr. and Mrs. Dankyi, he exhibited signs of artistic talent at an early age. After finishing secondary school in 1994, he went on to a technical school. In 1997, he entered the prestigious Ghanatta College of Art and Design where he was awarded a diploma in fine art.
"I schooled to gain broader knowledge in order to be more professional in my field of work and to share to my views and opinions with the whole world through my paintings," he says.
He exhibited his work at the Pan African Festivals in Legon in 2003.
Wilmer Lalupu Flores divides this enigmatic canvas into four frames. Stylized faces gaze out from three of them; a cross in the fourth is fraught with possible symbolism. His warm palette of earthen tones brings a similarity to all three subjects. "This....read more
Careening through busy streets at rush hour, a driver relies on a vintage car. No longer used, his is the only such antique in town. Nii Dodoo captures the hustle and bustle with abstract shapes and urgent color. "Time waits for no man," he says.
Women look toward the future, their silhouettes dominating a canvas of geometrical shapes. The angle of their heads suggests resolve and determination directed toward clearly defined goals. "If you are positive minded and determined in life, you can....read more
Bending to pick up fallen coins, a women turns to see who's calling her. Silhouettes in the background come and go in the bustling market. John Atta Mensah works in bright colors to paint an intriguing Ghanaian scene. The geometric motifs suggest busy....read more
COLLECTIONS FEATURING Earthtones or Neutral Cubist Paintings
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