Kwame Akoto-Bamfo - The Ancestor Project

14 Jan

Kwame is an award winning artist (Kuenyehia art prize for contemporary Ghanaian Art 2015) and social entrepreneur. He is a graduate of KNUST and he’s is the founder start-up art company Osramba. He is the creator of Ancestor Project and also the principal artist on the Nkyinkyim installation.

Kwame is a very versatile artist who is a master of both traditional media fine arts and digital art. ; Paintings and sculpture; wood, stone, terracotta, cement and metal sculptures and digital art; digital paining, digital sculpture 3D modelling and animation. Although he uses many art media, his works usually have recurrent visual and or philosophical concepts about connecting strong and contrasting opposites.

Kwame is also a former lecturer at Radford University College and has tutored and run art workshops in institutions such as, KNUST, NAFTI, and Alliance Francaise-Accra, Lincoln community school. Kwame full-time as the creative director of Osramba but also spends a lot of time in Ancestor Project’s youth outreach programme as well as working on the projects “Nkyinkyim” art installation.


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