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SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS/PERFORMANCES

2016:                Memory Repairs: This is not my Fault:  (Performance), ort_m (Migration Memory), Frappant Gallery. Hamburg, Germany.

                        Positive and Negative: Objects and Shadows between the Rocks, Aesthete Ghana, Essipong Beach, Takoradi, Ghana. 

2015:                Intrinsic, Nubuke Foundation Gallery, East Lagon, Accra, Ghana,

                        Markings from Nature, Performance with Rock Markings, Cape Coast Beach, Ghana.

2014:                Mending the Brocken Walls, Nature Art with Mud and Bricks, Ejumako, Central Region, Ghana.

2013:                A Time with the Stones, Butre Beach, Butre, Western Region, Ghana

2012:                Like the Child, installation and performance at Cape Coast Beach, Ghana.

2011:                Plastic Pack Stand Series (Chapter 1-5) Installation and Performance at KNUST Museum,      Kumasi/Ghana

                        Soul Survivors (Nature art Exhibition), Cape Coast Beach, Cape Coast, Ghana

                        The Nearby Market (Nature art Exhibition), KNUST Museum, Kumasi/Ghana Coast/Ghana (www.yatooi.com/patric)

2010:                Slippers in Transit, Geumgang Nature Art Centre, Gongju, South Korea.

                        1:1,Great Walk and More Intervention, Greatmore Street, Woodstock, Cape Town/South Africa (www.greatmoreart.org ).

                        Slipper Lilies Intervention. Amansuri Wetlands, Nzulezu, western Region, Ghana

                        Holy Grounds Intervention (Pre - Biennale Exhibition, Korean Nature Art Biennale 2010) KNUST, Kumasi/Ghana.

                        The ‘Batakari Kesi’, Performance at the Book Industry, KNUST, Kumasi,Ghana.

                        Emotional Seasons (Internal Room), Performance at the Geumgang Nature Art Centre, Gongju, South Korea.

2009:                Kumasi Curios Slipper Kiosk Intervention, Commercial Area, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana (http://www.flickr.com/photos/artinprocess/show/)

:                       Changing Beliefs and Experiences Intervention, Performance at Lake Bosomtwi, Kumasi, Ghana.

:                       Emotional Seasons (Christmas), Performance at Takoradi Last Hour Beach/Cape Coast Beach, Ghana, (www.artinprocess.com)

2008:                “Lontoba Chapter 4”. College of Art, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana

2007:                “Lontoba Chapter 3”. Osu, Accra, Ghana

2006:                “Lontoba Chapter 1” (The Kumasi Public Intervention), KNUST Commercial Area, Kumasi, Ghana

:                       “Lontoba Chapter 2”, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Great Hall, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana  

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS/PERFORMANCES

2017:                June 2017, Orderly Disorderly, Museum of Science and

Technology, Accra, Ghana.

                        July 2017.Rural Stages, GNAP Eastern Europe ( Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary) 2017, An International Nature Art Exhibition,The Korean Cultural Center, Budapest, Hungary:     

                        Sept. 2017. GNAP France 2017, International Nature Art Exhibition, Centre of Les Perrières, Robert & Marcel Workshop. Doué-en-Anjou, France.

2017:                PaintSculpt III Exhibition, Department of Industrial Painting and Design and Department of Sculpture and Industrial Crafts, Faculty of Applied Arts and Technology, Takoradi Technical University, Ghana         

                         Fusion III, Exhibition for Contemporary Ghanaian Artists in Academia, Faculty of Applied Arts Technology, Takoradi Technical University, Ghana

2016:                Stories of Rain, Global Nomadic Art Project (GNAP) Exhibition, AVA Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa.

                        The Tale within Crossing: From Rubber Sandals to Kiosk (Installation) ort_m (Migration Memory), Frappant Gallery, Hamburg, Germany.

                        PaintSculpt II Exhibition, Department of Painting and Sculpture, School of
Applied Arts, Takoradi Polytechnic, Ghana.

2015:                Breathing Art: Geumgang Nature Exhibition Gongju, Chungnam, South Korea.

                        Creative Wall Voices (A cross-cultural and Virtual Artistic Exhibition) 2015 Edition, Haiti

                       The Exhibition Between Heaven and Earth, Geumgang Nature Art Pre-Biennale Exhibition, Geumgang Nature Art Center, Gongju, South Korea,

                       Fusion II, Exhibition for Contemporary Ghanaian Artists in Academia, School of Applied Arts, Takoradi Polytechnic, Ghana.

                       PaintSculpt Exhibition, Department of Painting and Sculpture, School of
Applied Arts, Takoradi Polytechnic, Ghana.

2014:               Fusion 1, Fist Exhibition for Contemporary Ghanaian Artists in Academia, School of Applied Arts, Takoradi Polytechnic, Ghana

                        Creative Wall Voices (A cross-cultural and Virtual Artistic Exhibition) 2014 Edition, Haiti

                        Go Go Ghana, Imago Mundi, Contemporary Art Exhibition, Italy

2013:               Horizontally Growing Trees: 6th International Nature art Pre-Biennale Exhibition, Geumgang Nature Art Center, Gongju, South Korea

                        Essikado Kuntum Art Exhibition, Essikado, Sekondi, Takoradi, Ghana

Creative Wall Voices (A cross-cultural and Virtual Artistic Exhibition) 2013 Edition, Haiti

2012:                Nature is Breathing, 2ndYatoo International Project 2012, Csikszerada, Romania.

2011:                Creative Wall Voices (A cross-cultural and Virtual Artistic Exhibition) 2011 Edition, Haiti

2010:                Geumgang International Nature Art Biennale Exhibition, Gongju, South Korea.

2009:                Out of My Mind, “Dialogue of Mental Health in Ghana”, Nubuke Foundation, Legon, Accra/ Ghana.

                         Asafo Flags Proverbs and Songs, Nubuke Foundation, Legon, Accra/Ghana

                         Geumgang International Nature Art Pre-Biennale Exhibition, Gongju/South Korea

                         Africam-Contemporary Art of Africa Exhibition, Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, Napoli, Italy.

2008:               Tapping Local Resources for a Sustainable Art Education, International Artist Teacher Exhibition, Organized by the African Community of Art Educators, Aba House, Teshie Nungua, Accra,Ghana.

2007:                SaNsA International Artist Exhibition, Kokrobite Institute, Kokrobite, Accra,Ghana

2005:                “Faces and Phases”, Exhibition Organized and Sponsored by the French Embassy and Alliance Française, Kumasi, Ghana.

“2nd Shell GAVA National Art Exhibition”, Accra International Conference Centre, Accra/Ghana.

2003:                “Rhythm”, Faculty of Fine Art, College of Art, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana.

                        “Colours of the Wind”, Alliance Française Kumasi, Ghana.

2002:                Tratech, Organized by the Trade and Technology Committee, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana.

2000:                Emerging Artists (Students Group Exhibition), College of Art, College Week, KNUST, Kumasi/Ghana.

1998:                Becoming, Central Regional Expo, Centre for National Culture (CNC), Cape Coast, Ghana.

COLLABORATIVE ART PROJECTS (LOCAL/INTERNATIONAL):

2016:                Dialogue: Nature Art Performance with Hungarian Artist Prof. Eross Istvan, Porcupine Hill, South Africa.

                        Links: Nature Art Performance with German Artist, Jasper Selden Drieskpeseiland, South Africa.

                        Cleansing, Performance with South African Artist Hanien Conradie, Cape Point, South Africa.

Performance with Iranian Artist, Mahmoud Mahktabi, De Hoop Nature Reserve, Koppie Aleen, South Africa.

                         Anyone Can Paint: Mural Project with Teaching Staff of Department of Painting, Takoradi Polytechnic and Senior High School Students within the Takoradi Metropolis, School of Applied Arts, Takoradi Polytechnic, Takoradi, Ghana.

2015:                Anyone Can Paint: Mural Project with Teaching Staff of Department of Painting, Takoradi Polytechnic and Senior High School Students within the Takoradi Metropolis, School of Applied Arts, Takoradi Polytechnic, Takoradi, Ghana.

2012-2013:        Learning from Africa, (the Car Project) Suame Magazine, Kumasi, Ghana and the Netherlands- a collaborative project with MelleSmets, Bram Esser and Joost van Onna all of the Netherlands.

2011:                The Abetenim Mural Project, Ejusu Juabeng District, Kumasi,Ghana, Large Scale Mural Painting with four Artists (Rikki Asher, Janet Braun-Reinitz, Sondra Santoni and Andronneth Seiunarine) from Art Makers Inc. Brooklyn,New York, USA.

2010:                The African Doll,  collaborative project with Indian Artist, Akanksha, Great Walk and More Art Festival, Woodstock, Cape Town, South Africa.

                         Emotional Seasons (Internal Room) Gongju, South Korea, Experiments with Performance and New Media Art Project Series Directed by Art in Process, Austria- (www.artinprocess.com/Emotional_Seasons/InternalRoom)

2009:                The World around Us, Aphorism for Audio Visual Installation, Kumasi Part 3/Ghana, A collaborative project with Austrian/Australian Media Artist Bello Benishauer, KNUST Museum, Kumasi, Ghana, Project website: www.artinprocess.com

                         Body Art/Performance, A Collaborative Work with Hungarian Artist, Eross Istvan, Kumasi, Ghana, Project website: www.erossistvan.hu/feketefeher.html

                        Can You See the Sound? A sound Installation /Performance with Mike Sembiro (Uganda), Rex Akinrantan (Nigeria) and Bello Benishauer (Austria/Australian) Kumasi, Ghana, Project Website: www.artinprocess.com

                        What is Garbage? Found Art Installation with Patrick Asonbang Choe (Cameroonian Artist), KNUST Museum, Kumasi, Ghana. Link: http://www.flickr.com/photos/artinprocess/show/&http://www.flickr.com/photos/artinprocess/.

                         Emotional Seasons (Christmas) Collaborative-Interdisciplinary Art Project with Sina Moser (Film Maker, Musician/Composer/Performer, Austria), Michael Vandeleur (Painter, Western Australia), SoraTakajama (Poet, Japan, currently India). The project is directed by Bello Benishauer and Elisabeth M. Eitelberger (Australia). Project website: www.artinprocess.com/emotionalseasons

2007:                Mural Painting, Collaboration with students of Saint Louis Secondary School, Kumasi, Ghana.

                        Set Design for Miss “Obaapa”, Prempeh Assemble Hall, Kumasi, Ghana.

                        The Lazarus Mural Project, Collaborative Mural project with MfA students of the College of Art, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana. 

2006:                The Conversion of St. Paul, Collaborative Mural Project for the Aboabo Catholic Church, Kumasi, Ghana- Facilitated by Benjamin Offie-Nyarko (Ghanaian Artist) , College of Art, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana.

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016:                Jokinen H. Ort-m [Migration. Memory], Catalogue of the Exhibition, (2016:70-73), Revolver Publishing, Berlin, Germany, ISBN: 978395763365

                        South Africa, Korea III, Iran (GNAP Catalogue (2016: 49, 79) Yatoo Publishers, Korea, ISBN: 978-89-93531-23-7

                        The Role of Painting in Pre-School Education (A case study in Takoradi Metropolis) Journal of Art and Design International Institute for Science and Education (2016) Vol. 45, New York, United States.

                        Von Frank Keil: Aufbruch und Rückblick,Kunst Vier Monate lang hat ein Team um die Hamburger Künstlein HMJokinen mit Geflüchteten zusammengearbeitet. Die Ergebnisse sind nun in der Ausstellung, ort_m [migration memory] zu sehen taz nord (January 16, 2016:47) Hamburg, Germany.

                         Breathing Art, The organization Committee of the Geumgang Nature Art Biennale. (2015-2016:100) Gongju, Chungnam, South Korea,                        ISBN: 978-8828-8838  

2015:                Ghanaian Times, Patrick Makes a Statement With Slippers, (Saturday September 5, 2015)  

2014:                Inspiration from Nature, Oil City Magazine: Flour Power, (2014:18-20) Volume 2, Issue 4, Link: www.oilcityghana.com

                         Go Go Ghana Imago Mundi, Contemporary Art From Ghana, Luciano Benetton Collection (2014:284,285) Fabrica, Italy.

2013:                Horizontally Growing Trees, Geumgang Nature Art Biennale, The organization Committee of the Geumgang Nature Art Biennale (2013-2014:50-51) Gongju, Chungnam, Korea, ISBN: 978-89-93531-16-9.

2011:                Nature, Human Being and Sound, Geumgang Nature Art Pre-Biennale, The organization Committee of the Geumgang Nature Art Biennale (2011-2012) Gongju, Chungnam, Korea, ISBN: 978-89-93531-13-8.

                        Unexpected Communication: The 1st Exhibition of Yatoo international Project (2011:26), Geumgang International Nature Art Centre, Gongju, Korea.

2010:                Geumgang Nature Art Biennale, The Organization Committee of Geumgang Nature art Biennale (2010:9) Gongju, Chungnam, Korea.

                        Gary Frier, Greatmore Art Studios (2010:33) Pennicot and Fleming, South Africa

                        Intervention: International Project Series, Art in Process (2010) ISBN: 098075190X, 9780980751901. For online publication, visit: www.artinprocess.com/intervernsion2009           

2009:                Nature and Peace: Geumgang Nature Art Biennale (2009:198) Korean Nature Art Association, Gongju, Chungnam, Korea, ISBN: 978-89—935531-11-4

                        Kumasi Crossroads - Global Kiosk Affairs, 2009, Link: http://www.wandsbektransformance.de/news

                        Concept of Effutu Asafo Flags as Basis For Painting (2009:3, 11), Art FOCUS: Journal of the ArtHAUS and Nubuke Foundation, June 2009 Issue Infinity Graphics, Accra/Ghana

2003:                Colours of the Wind, Kumasi Mail (June, 2003),

 

 

CATALOGUES

 

2016:                Stone Stimuli from Butre, Ghana, Nature Art, Ultra Film, Accra, Ghana,         ISBN: 978-9988-2-3716-5

                        Inspirations From Nature: Art From the Coast of Ghana, [Revised Edition],      Ultra Film, Accra, Ghana, ISBN: 978-9988-1-7600-6

2015:                Dialogue Through Fabric, Ultra Film, Accra, Ghana, ISBN: 978-99-1-9011-8

                        Intrinsic, Ultra Film, Ghana, ISBN 978-9988-2-2036-5 

                        PaintSculpt I, Department of Painting and Sculpture, Takoradi Polytechnic, Ghana, ISBN 978-9988-2-1494-4

2014:                Chalewote Bricolage, Ultra Film, Accra, Ghana

                        Fusion I, School of Applied Art, Takoradi Polytechnic, Takoradi, Ghana,

ISBN 978-9988-1-9585-4

2013:                Inspirations From Nature: Art From the Coast of Ghana, Dafoko Concepts, Ghana, ISBN: 978-9988-1-7600-6

2012:                Asafo Flags With a Difference: Painting with Effutu flag Art Concepts, Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN: 978-3-8484-0007-2

 

LECTURES AND PANELS:

2017:                Art Talk/Lecture, Being, Becoming, Transformations, Department of Painting and Sculpture, College of Art and Build Environment, Blaxtarlines KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana 

2016:                Lecture, Global Nomadic Art Project, Stories of Rain, Painting Studio, Department of Industrial Painting and Design, Takoradi Technical University, Takoradi, Ghana 

                        Art Talk/Lecture, Stories of Rain, Global Nomadic Art Project, Hotel Verde, Cape Town Airport, Cape Town, South Africa

                        Art Talk/Lecture, Land Art, Muffin Bekker Studio, Plattenberg Bay, Western Cape, South Africa

                        Public Lecture, At the Foot of My Rubber Sandals: Working with Migrants Shoe-Shine Boys in Ghana, ort-m, Migration Memory, Hamburg, Germany

2015:                Judge, Annual Art Jury, Department of Painting and Department of Sculpture, Takoradi Polytechnic, Ghana

2014:                Judge, Fusion 1, Exhibition for Artists in Academia, Takoradi Polytechnic, Ghana.

2013:                Judge, Annual Art Jury, Department of Painting and Department of Sculpture, Takoradi Polytechnic, Ghana

2012:                Judge, Annual Art Jury, Department of Painting and Department of Sculpture, Takoradi Polytechnic, Ghana.

2011:                Artist Talk/ Panel Discussion, Meeting the Artist, College of and Social Sciences, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana.

2010                 Panel Discussion, New Existence (The Slipper), Geumgang International Nature Art Biennale 2010, Gongju/ South Korea

:                       Artist Talk - Rejected, Reformed, Reclaimed: ‘Cha-le-wo-te’ (The Slipper), Tupelo International Artist Workshop, Greatmore Studios, Woodstock, Cape Town/South Africa.

2008:                Panel Discussion, Mapping the Environment, International Practice Workshop, African Community of Art Educators “Tapping Local Resources for Sustainable Art Education, Abba House, Teshie Nungua, Accra/Ghana.

RESIDENCIES/WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES

2016:                Resource Person: Nature Art Workshop with school children: Soweto, South Africa

                        Resource Person: Drumming and Story Telling Workshop With The Boitumelo Outreach Foundation Students, Sponsored by Lotto, Rietfontein De Aar, South Africa

                        Arthropocene Workshop/Conference, Re-imagining the Anthropocene, Artful Science, Scienceful Art, Conversation Between Art and Science, Sustainability Institute, Stellenbosch University,  Lynedoch, Stellenbosch, South Africa

                        The Food Workshop: Sustainability Institute, Stellenbosch, South Africa

                        Open Day Workshop with Senior High Schools, School of Applied Arts, Takoradi Polytechnic, Takoradi, Ghana.

                        Organizer/Resource Person, Annual Drawing Workshop, Department of Painting, Takoradi Polytechnic, Ghana

                        Seminar on Paint and Paint Applications: Corel Paint Ghana, Atlantic Hotel, Takoradi, Ghana

                        Workshop on CBT Curriculum Development, School of Applied Arts, Takoradi Polytechnic, Takoradi, Ghana

2015:                Taking your Medium to the Next Level (Anyone Can Paint), Open Day Workshop, School of Applied Arts, Takoradi Polytechnic, Takoradi, Ghana.

                        Organizer/Resource Person, Annual Drawing Workshop, Department of Painting, Takoradi Polytechnic, Ghana

2014:                School of Applied Arts Research Conference, Takoradi Polytechnic, Takoradi Ghana.

                        Conference on Polytechnic Industrial Linkages, Takoradi Polytechnic Auditorium, Takoradi, Ghana.

                        Academic Quality Assurance Workshop: Quality Assurance: Then New Face of Polytechnic Education, Takoradi Polytechnic Auditorium, Takoradi, Ghana.

                        Drawing Workshop, Department of Painting, Takoradi Polytechnic, Ghana.          

                        Non-Residential Leadership orientation Programme for Deans/HODs of Takoradi Polytechnic, Animens Hotel, Takoradi, Ghana.

                        Paper-Making Workshop, El- Anatsui Studio, Takoradi, Ghana.

2013:                OFKOB Artists and Art Retreat/Residency, Ofenso Kokobeng, Kumasi, Ghana

                        Resource Person, Annual Drawing Workshop, Department of Painting, Takoradi Polytechnic, Ghana

                        Guidance and Counseling Workshop, Guidance and Counseling Unit, Takoradi Polytechnic, Ghana.

                        Training, MyILibrary, Takoradi Polytechnic Library, Takoradi, Ghana.

2012:                New Frontiers, School of Applied Art Conference, Takoradi Polytechnic, Takoradi, Ghana.

2011:               International Conference on Art, 2nd Kumasi Biennial Symposium: Community Art in Focus, KNUST, Kumasi/ Ghana.

2010:                Yatoo Workshop, International Practice Workshop, Wongol, South Korea.

                        Rejected, Reformed, Reclaimed: ‘Cha-le-wo-te’ (The Slipper), International Artist Residency/Workshop, Thupelo Cape Town, Greatmore Studios, Woodstock, Cape Town/South Africa.

2009:                Curios Slipper Kiosk Intervention, International Conference on Art, The Kumasi Symposium: Tapping Local Resources for Sustainable Education through Art, College of Art, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana.

2008:                The Asafo flag Art of the Effutu (Winneba/Ghana), International Practice Workshop, African Community of Art Educators “Tapping Local Resources for Art Education, Aba House, Teshie Nungua, Accra/Ghana.

2007:                International Practice Workshop, “SaNsA International Artist Workshop, Kokrobite Institute, Kokrobite, Accra, Ghana.

2006:                Glass Blowing Workshop, KNUST, Department of Chemistry, Kumasi/Ghana.

2005:                Art Feeling Workshop, Alliance Française, Kumasi, Ghana

GRANTS AND AWARDS:

2011:                Robert Sterling Clark Fellowship Programme, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont, USA.

                        Austrian American Foundation Inc Grants, Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, Salzburg, Austria (full tuition-paid scholarship)

 

EDUCATION:

2004-2006:        Master of Fine Arts: Painting KNUST, College of Art, Kumasi, Ghana,

1999-2003:        Master of Fine Arts: Painting KNUST, College of Art, Kumasi, Ghana,

TEACHING:

2014- 2016:       Head of Department, Department of Painting, Takoradi Polytechnic, Ghana

2013- 2015:       Vice-Dean- School of Applied Arts, Takoradi Polytechnic, Takoradi, Ghana.

2013-Present:    Senior Lecturer- Department of Painting, Takoradi Polytechnic, Takoradi, Ghana.

2007:                Instructor- Saint Louis Secondary School, Kumasi, Ghana.

2003-2004:        Teaching Assistant- Department of Painting, College of Art, KNUST, Kumasi/Ghana.

2002-2003:        Art Teacher (Part Time) - Saint Louise Secondary School, Kumasi/Ghana

1998-1999:        Teacher- Uncle Rich Preparatory School, Winneba/Ghana.

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