"Abstract art is where my interest lies and I have now taken it on as my full time job."
"I am Prince Asher, born in Ghana on February 5, 1977. After obtaining a diploma in painting, I began to practice on my own. Abstract art is where my interest lies and I have now taken it on as my full time job. I started selling my art in 1993, during my second year in art college. I had my first exhibition in 1993 at the Golden Tulip Hotel in Accra. The response was good, and I've had my works exhibited at other Accra galleries. I have been painting now for seven years. I've had three solo exhibitions and have participated in four group exhibitions."
By Jerry A. Akita, this lovely landscape evokes autumn. Cattle move slowly across dry fields shaded by rustling leaves, and birds wheel and soar overhead. The Ghanaian artist works with found objects – dry leaves, wood shavings and sawdust.
Fishermen mend nets and vendors hawk their wares as families enjoy a sunny afternoon at the beach. Jerry A. Akita creates a vibrant scene from the Ghanaian seashore. Working with found objects, he depicts houses and palm trees, birds and boats in a joyous....read more
Jerry A. Akita depicts Ajor village on the outskirts of Accra in this elegant mixed media work. People go about their daily chores while cattle graze beneath shade trees. The hamlet's name is a Ga word meaning "peace," beautifully expressed through found....read more
Traditional homes cluster beneath tall trees in a peaceful West African landscape. Cattle graze nearby beneath a radiant sun in Abokobi, on the outskirts of Accra. "I happened to visit the village while on a holiday," Jerry A. Akita says. "It has a rural....read more
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