Ghana Expo holds special art exhibition in Accra
The Ghana Expo powered by CN1 channel, the first exhibition is to bring together individuals, companies and Groups within the country to network and build the Ghanaian industries such as ; aviation, tourism, export and import, Promotion Exhibition over the weekend held its first art exhibition dubbed ‘Sound out Premium Art Exhibition’ for public viewing in Accra.
The event was directed at celebrating and promoting emerging artists and well-known artists in the arts space.
According to Mr. Kwabena kumi Ofori Addo, said the exhibition which was aimed to attract potential buyers and like-minded persons saw art enthusiasts, diplomats and art collectors in the industry patronise the event.
The first edition of the exhibition was to offer Ghanaian contemporary artists a premium opportunity to showcase their works and boost their trade.
The Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Expo, Mr. Kwabena kumi Ofori Addo, entreated the public to embrace art and reject the idea that it was only appropriate for those with lower intelligence.
“We must not see art as a programme for those who are less intelligent. In our current age, art is something that is gaining worldwide attraction, therefore it is appropriate that we position ourselves and encourage those who pursue it,” he explained
He also highlighted that works of art constituted about dollars of Ghana’s billion dollars in non-traditional export revenue
He said “platforms such as Sound Out would improve Ghanaian patronage, increase awareness of Ghanaian artworks, and aid in the sharing of market information for the benefit of local artists.”
Mr. Kwabena kumi Ofori Addo, stated that both shows organised by the authority in Ghana, received good reviews and patronage, having achieved the objective of giving Ghanaian artists a first opportunity to present their works and increase their commerce in foreign avenues.
The story by Fada Amakye from Daily Sun106.com