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For The Soul




60 x 76 cm
23.62 x 30 in







Mixed media on canvas

This work is part of a larger series titled “New Generation”. It is all about creating awareness concerning the street children of Ghana, more particularly those whose parents are not able to take them to school due to financial problems, to fully enjoy their rights.

1983 , Ghana

Derrick Okanta, born May 17, 1983, is a creative and dynamic Ghanaian visual artist born and raised in Accra, Ghana. He is a graduate from Ghanatta College of Art and Design. He started off as a Graphic Designer but his passion for painting and drawing motivated him to take painting as a profession. After his four years in college, he has been part of numerous group exhibitions and projects, such as Chale Wote Street Art Festival (2016).

"My paintings are made of acrylic and Ghanaian fabrics, which I buy, and are mostly about women and children. Many people ask me why women and children, and the reason is, to me, women and children contribute a lot in Ghanaian society"

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North Miami Beach, FL, 791 NE 125 th St

The Contemporary Art Modern Project, (The CAMP), focuses on bringing exposure to the artist, without exposing the artist to exploitive practices rampant in the art world. Also part and parcel of this new venture is The Camp Gang, who through their own unique and creative insight add to the fresh approach of marrying the online world with the traditional art ...

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