Jeremiah Quarshie’s hyper-realistic paintings

High level of detail and unbelievable realism are what makes Jeremiah Quarshie’s portraits some of the best we have come accross. They are created from studio photographs manually ‘edited’ as he translates onto canvas (in his own words). He chooses characters from the “foundations of society into pools of utter elegance”— 21st century workers and…

“art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable” Banksy

Banksy is pseudonymous street artist who’s work borders on one hand from satire and humor to political and social commentary and activism. His distinct style is quite reminiscent of the works of Blek le Rat mostly using stenciled graffiti as his medium of expression. His work pops up in cities around the world mostly expressing…

[Article] Accra’s emerging creative scene

It is no secret that Accra is becoming a hot bed for creativity. Week after week, month after month, you will find projects and events that attest to this fact. It was this realization a few years ago that led to the founding of MESH Ghana, an organization that focuses on drawing the needed attention…

[Weekly inspiration] Godfre k. Grant’s photorealistic ‘Virtual landscapes’

At first glance one would think these were photographs. Well, these are actually the works of Godfre K. Grant, a traditionally trained ‘2D artist’ but self taught 3D artist whose love of nature translates into very photo realistic pieces using 3d software tools inspired by real places he visits or imagines. Looking at his works, it makes you…

The 5th Annual CHALE WOTE Street Art Festival is here again

The 5th Annual CHALE WOTE Street Art Festival AFRICAN ELECTRONICS Once again, CHALE WOTE, what is arguably the largest street art festival in West Africa, that brings out the largest barrage of creative artist, lifestyle as well as cultural enthsiast from all over the world is here with us again.

Photos from MESH Confab May, 2015

Photos from the last MESH Confab held at the British Council Accra, on the 16th of May, 2015. MESH Confab is the flagship event of MESH Ghana with the aim of assembling the very best of Ghanaian creativity to MEET, EXPLORE and SHARE.

Nicole Amarteifio in conversation at MESH Confab, Nov. 14

About the Speaker: With a background in international development coupled with communications as well as a global perspective,  Nicole Amarteifio is the creator of the hit web series, ‘An African City’ that gained a million views within 10 weeks of its release on YouTube. Nicole has been featured on CNN, BBC, BET, Ebony, Forbes and…

KNUST Fashion Week is here again!!!

Over the past three years, the KNUST Fashion Week has served as the springboard for new ideas and talents. Ayo A Ghana has linked and secured a collaboration with da Viva to create an initiative; ‘Da Viva Next Generation Designers’ for the fashion Week in 2015. An initiative to reward the efforts of young fashion…