My name is Godwin Adjei Sowah

Born in 1978, Ghana. I do Painting

Where did you grow up?


Why did you become an artist?

I was born with the talent of drawing, designing and painting

How would you describe your own style?

Brush Strokes

What expectations were placed on you when you were a child?

To become a great artist

What profession could you be in if you were not an artist?

A Footballer

Who is your favourite artist of all time and what is your favourite artwork of all time?

Van Gogh – I love his portraits of faces.

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

Bob Marley – His music motivates and inspires me.

What advice would you give to your younger self? (16-18 years old)

Work hard to become the great artist you always dream of.

What do you like about the culture you grew up in?

The people’s way of speech

With which 3 people (dead or alive) would you like to spend a creative weekend?

My mother(deceased), My father (deceased) and my children.

If you had to live in a different African city, not in the country where you were born or raised, which city would you pick and why?

Ivory Coast-Because the people believe in principles

What message would you want artists to hear right now?

I would love to let all artists know that art in itself is life.