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Ofei Dako



Ofei Dako was born in 1967 in Ghana. Ofei Dako was a student of Art at the Ghanatta College of Art and design. In 1995 he was given an awarded a Diploma in Painting and graphics while he was in the Ghanatta College of Arts. Ofei Dako studied sculpture under the supervision of Sir George Anan in Côte d'Ivoire. In 1996 Ofei Dako was employed by the Ghanatta College of Art and Design as a tutor

Ofei Dako works primarily with oils and acrylic. The works of art by Ofei Dako are abstract.




He paints impressions of emotions. The paintings of Ofei Dako are heavily inspired by his native Ghanaian culture. Ofei Dako uses dark somber colors and muted tones. The works of Ofei Dako have a metallic finish and represent strange visions of everyday life and people. Ofei Dako's art works are all abstract impressions. His paintings emanate a strong essence of Western African life. Ofei Dako is very much inspired by his native culture and is proud of it. He portrays this feeling in his paintings with simplicity and directness. Some of the simplest paintings of Ofei Dako are those painted in acrylic. Ofei Dako has held many exhibitions of his works in the Ghana National Museum as well as abroad in the United States of America and South Africa. Every piece of art by Ofei Dako is a gift to the heart and soul.

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