"Most of my paintings center on women because I believe they contribute to and engage in the stability of the country; they are also pacesetters who take care of the home and family."
"Although I had the passion for drawing and painting at a tender age, I developed my skill at the Polytechnic in Takoradi. This passion inspires me, as does the uniqueness of the natural world and I enjoy depicting the daily activities of women in our society. My favorite thing in life is nature.
"I was born at Accra on April 17, the second-born of four siblings. My paintings are a blend of realism and abstract involving everyday life and, once in a while, scenes of African society. Most of my paintings center on women because I believe they contribute to and engage in the stability of the country; they are also pacesetters who make time to take care of the home and family.
"My choice of media ranges from acrylic to watercolors on poly-canvas (a cotton canvas with a plastic-like backing) and canvas. I've taught a few people how to paint and my work has received compliments. I dream of one day owning a gallery, and exhibiting my paintings worldwide. Although marketing my work has been a challenge, Novica will bring my paintings to your door."
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