My name is jeffrey otoo

Born in 1994, Ghana. I do Painting

Where did you grow up?

Accra Ghana

Why did you become an artist?

i wanted to create something that becomes part of the world and history

How would you describe your own style?

My style is contemporary pop and surreal

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

To do well in my choosen profession

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

Music Producer

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

Francis Bacon and my favorite art work is persistence of memory

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

Kanye. I admire his creative input and hardwork towards his creative endeavours

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

Never Give up

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

Peaceful and friendly

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

salvador dali, picasso, virgil Abloh

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?

Capetown . I just love the place and the people

What message would you want artists to hear right now?

Pursue your dreams at all costs