Bright Ackwerh

The work of Bright Ackwerh traverses painting, illustration and street art. He is the 2016 recipient of the Kuenyehia Prize for Ghanaian Contemporary Art, an honour conferred on him by a jury led by Professor Emeritus El Anatsui. His work has been gaining critical acclaim in the media for many years, and he has explored the use of social media as a strategy to question the limited spaces of art display in Ghana.

Ackwerh’s practice has centred on investigating pop culture as a medium. He is an Arts graduate of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology where he earned a BFA and MFA in painting and sculpture.

Share Artist on: