Artist Isaac Opoku Badu

Isaac Opoku Badu

Artist from Ghana

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About the artist Isaac Opoku Badu

Isaac Opoku Badu is an African artist born and raised in Ghana. He started drawing and painting at a very tender age through his parents who regarded art very highly. He was educated at the A.M.E. Zion primary and junior high school , Kumasi. He also studied at the college of art and industry, Kumasi and specialized in painting, while he was in school, he won several prizes in painting competitions. He paints mainly in oils and acrylic on canvas. Paintings are usually characterized by rich colors, textures, lines and planes which tend to suggest movement in the images in the pictures. His style creates certain impressions in the mind of the observer. The themes of Isaac's works are often to do with people, animals and places, such as interaction between people in a group, townscapes, market scenes, animals and dwellings. However, he was mainly interested in animals, especially wildlife and birds . He says, what excites me about wildlife and birds is their courageous attitude, the way they care for their young ones, their facial expression and the movement of their bodies and hands when they are hunting is very pleasing to him. His scenes also portray the social, political and economic life of the people. the way that flowers and plants grow and how we are a big part of it, Isaac's is a nationally recognized artist who creates exceptional likeness. His works are treasured by many and can also be found in some of the galleries in Ghana. He has sold many paintings in private and exhibitions, within and outside Ghana.

Summary
  • Community member since March 9th, 2023
  • Kind of fine art:Painting
  • Open to taking custom orders
  • Open to collaboration with curators and galleries
"I create to portray how I see nature and to exhibit the artistic qualities in me."

Exhibitions

He has sold many paintings in private and exhibitions, within and outside Ghana.

Education

College of Art and Industry, Kumasi - Ghana. Where he specialized in paintings.

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