Isshaq Ismail

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Isshaq Ismail (Ghanaian , b .1989 ) is a versatile painter who works with varieties of media and techniques to spark a renaissance of contemporary African Art. In scope of his aesthetic strategies he creates grotesque figures and textures in his paintings.

In 2015 and 2016 he was shortlisted as one of the top ten finalist in Ghana for the kuenyehia Art prize for Contemporary Ghanaian Arts. That same year he was chosen as one of the Top 100 finalists at the Barclays L’ Artelier Art competition, which was held in Johannesburg , South Africa, Showing one painting: ‘Imperfections’

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