My name is Eric Odartey Cruickshank

Born on 19 March 2000 in Ghana

Why did you become an artist?

I chose to be an artist because I am passionate about art. Art gives me the platform to express myself well to the society.

How would you describe your own style?

Contemporary art

Which 5 things would you take with you to a desert island?

Watermelon, Art Kits, Camel and iPhone

With which 4 people (dead or alive) would you like to spend a creative weekend?

Leanardo Davinci, Pablo Picasso, Michelangelo and Amoako Boafo

In your opinion, which trends are currently dominating the art world?

Coming up with your own style (contemporary art).

Who or what has inspired you most in the last 12 months?

Amoako Boafo’s outstanding works has inspired me to come up with my own style of painting.

Which person outside art do you admire? And for what?

I admire Kofi Annan a lot, his achievements and determination zeal tells me there is nothing I can’t achieve if I am determined.

What would you regret at the end of your life not having done?

Not achieving my set up goals

What do you currently discuss most with your artist colleagues?

I always tell them to be creative with what ever they do being it visual art ,performing arts and liberal art.

What should your obituary say?

A multi-talented human being ever lived.

What is the best work of art ever?

Not yet to discover

Who is the best artist ever?

Leonard Davinci

My message to the world

I would like to tell everyone to believe in themselves. They should not be discouraged by the environment they find themselves in, have faith in whatever you, be consistent and I bet you will never regret your efforts.

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