My name is Kwame Osa

Born in 1983, Ghana. I do Painting, Drawing, ⁠⁠Mixed Media

Where did you grow up?


Why did you become an artist?

Gene transfer and passion

How would you describe your own style?

Abstract expressionism and figurative

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


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


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

Pablo Picasso (less Demoiselles d’ Avignon)

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

Maya Angelou (poet)

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

Do not be afraid take risks and try new things. It is okay to fail, as long as you learn from your mistakes and keep pushing forward.

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

Art and Craftsmanship: Accra is home to a thriving arts and crafts scene, with talented artisans creating beautiful handcrafted items such as pottery, wood carvings, beadwork, and traditional textiles.

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

Kwame inkrumah, kojo entwi, Amon kotei k

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?

Tanzania and food, (Urojo, octopus coconut curry) rich culture of the maasai tribe.

What message would you want artists to hear right now?

Practice regularly to improve your skills and develop your own unique artistic voice.