MY CV

PROFILE

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PERSONAL PROFILE

I am a highly organized, dedicated and diplomatic artist, with a proven ability to improve working environments and commitment to employee welfare. Sensitive to employee concerns, I possess strong interpersonal skills, demonstrating the utmost discretion and integrity when dealing with confidential information. I am also proficient in business, reflected in familiarity with payroll systems and employment law.

ARTS: Artist
LANGUAGES: English(fluent) and Twi(fluent)
MEMBERSHIPS: BlaxTARLINES, Project space for contemporary Art, Kumasi-Ghana. 

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Detail-orientated Illustrator offering outstanding creativity and technical mindset. Promoting extensive background in media and fine arts and foundation in colour theory, composition, lighting and form. Successful career History spanning this past years.

EDUCATION

Exhibitions

2019 - Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science and Technology, College of Arts and Built Environment, Department of Painting and Sculpture, Ghana.

  • Masters Degree in Fine Art

2014 - 2018 Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science and Technology, College of Arts and Built Environment, Department of Painting and Sculpture, Ghana.

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts.
  • Thesis entitled “The Soundtrack Of A DayDream”
  • Graduated with Second Class Honour

2008 -2009 Ofori Panin Senior High School, Visual Arts, Eastern Region, Ghana.

  • Specialized in Graphic Design, Sculpture, General Knowledge in Art and Literature.
  • Awarded best Graphic Design student.

1996 - 2009 Blessed Redeemer Junior High School, Kumasi, Ghana.

  • Awarded best Art Student in Middle High School (Grade 9)

SKILLS and INTEREST

What I Can Do Best

  •  Ability to work with different art media.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural as I had to work with different people from other departments.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team. I have participated in a couple of group exhibitions and a group project.
  • Research writing and class presentation have improved my communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Interested a New Media Art.

WORKING EXPERIENCE

2018 - Photography and Videography

  • Part of the media team at Family Chapel International, Ghana. 
  • Documented the construction of Otumfour Osei Tutu II’s Statue in Kumasi, Contracta Engenharia, Kumasi-Ghana

2018 - 2019 Ghana National Service

  •  Teaching assistant in the College of Arts and Built Environment, Department of Painting And Sculpture, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
  • Assisted in lecturing General Drawing in a 1st year class of about 120 students.
  • Assisted in lecturing Digital Painting in a 2nd year class of about 110 students.
  • Assisted in lecturing Thematic Composition in 2nd year class of about 110 students.

2014 - 2016 Graphic Design

  •  Worked part-time as a Graphic Designer at MegaVision, Kumasi-Ghana.

EXHIBITIONS

2022, All the King's Horses (group exhibition), Gray and Gray Gallery, Karlsruhe, Germany.

2022, The Grey Space in the Middle (solo show). Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

2019, canvas on the Wind: an ode to the wilderness. Akuapem Odwira Festival 2019. Foundation for Contemporary Art-Ghana.

2018, Bra Krom (solo show) Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi-Ghana.

2018, We know within (group exhibition), TabArt Ghana, Kumasi-Ghana.

REFERENCES

Mr. Oteng Kofi

Senior Staff of MegaVision limited.

TEL: +233-502-090

Mr. kwaku Boafo Kissiedu

Lecturer, Department of Painting and Sculpture KNUST, BlaxTARLINES KUMASI, project space for contemporary art, Kumasi, Ghana.

TEL: +233-244-464-571

Dr. Bernard Akoi Jackson

Lecturer, Department of Painting and Sculpture KNUST, BlaxTARLINES KUMASI, project space for contemporary art, Kumasi, Ghana.

Email: njoonam@yahoo.com

Dean, College of Arts and Built Environment, Department of Painting and Sculpture KNUST, BlaxTARLINES KUMASI, project space for contemporary art, Kumasi, Ghana.

TEL: +233-200-213-128

Mr. Michael Adashie

Lecturer/Head of Section; Department of Painting and Sculpture KNUST.

TEL: +233-201579027

CONTACT

+233-274-049-993/+233-246-448-002

kankamernest@gmail.com

www.artistic.com