Philip Kumah is one of the upcoming young artists in Ghana. He specializes in abstract painting, realism, portraiture and collage using African printed fabrics. He is also interested in fashion. His source of inspiration is based on women, the environment, music and African indigenous culture. In addition he paints portraits and has done works that are spiritually inspired.
Many of his images are influenced by the Ashanti and Akyem cultures and the motifs in his artworks represent his traditional root as well as his life experience in Ghana.
Philip studied sculpture, Graphic design and General knowledge in art at Nkawie Senior High Technical School. He has exhibited works at the Center for National art and culture and his works in many individual collections. He is an independent artist supporting himself solely through his artwork. He is currently looking forward to furthering his education at the tertiary level and continuing on to pursue an education and career in the arts including studying abroad.
Philip's vision is to exhibit his works worldwide and become prominent international artist. His current intention is to promote African indigenous art and culture and build up his artistic skills and expressions. He is very serious about his development and openly welcome dialogs.