"The themes of my works are directly linked with the culture of Africans and the events that take place in our everyday life."
"My inspiration is derived from my environment and the continent around me – the nature of Africa. I paint mainly with oil and acrylic on canvas, using both brush and palette knife. My style of painting ranges from realistic to semi-abstract and my work is characterized by bright and bold colors. Most of my paintings are landscapes, seascapes, market scenes and figure paintings. The themes of my works are directly linked with the culture of Africans and the events that take place in our everyday life, for example the way women carry children on their backs and heavy loads on their heads. I depict the behavior of African children in the community as well.
"I am a member of GAVA (Ghana Association of Visual Artists) and two children are undergoing training with me. One of my greatest achievements is the 6th prize awarded to me by GAVA in the art competition on the theme 'Road Safety' sponsored by Ghana Shell Oil Company; about 65 artists participated nationwide.
"I am the third born of Mr. Sebi Tetteh Samuel and Mrs. Korkor Asem; we are nine in the family – three boys and four girls. I like painting very much because the more I paint, the more I perfect my art.
"I have not exhibited before, but people come for my paintings and place them in their galleries and also take them to exhibitions."
Pantigoso turns her brush to women on the Peruvian coast. Working in stained glass colors, she creates a trio of canvases in which soaring lines move perfectly from one to another. "I explore the life and customs of women who fish for a living and who....read more
Sánchez makes reference to the florists of the Peruvian highlands. Faces with shared features gaze at the viewer and seem to speak. Enveloped in sunny color, the women reach forward to proffer fresh cut flowers.
The balloon seller pauses in his walk through streets and plaza. Embracing his son, he listens to the boy's confidences. In the background, balloons sway in the breeze, enticing all the children who see them. Juan Carlos Ñañaque depicts the pair in his....read more
Reclining in a verdant garden, a carefree woman coaxes a golden bird. It alights for a moment on her knee and she reaches out to caress its soft feathers. "For me, the beautiful woman and the freedom of a bird are a source of inspiration," Javanese artist....read more
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