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Artist Spotlight: Dawn Okoro

Dawn Okoro’s unique techniques and innovative creativity makes her artwork eye-catching, fresh, and popular amongst an assortment of crowds. Her work is inspired by composition techniques similar to the ones used in fashion photography. Using oil and acrylic paints, photography, and collage techniques, she incorporates pop culture into concepts for her paintings, which give her … Continue reading

Artist Spotlight: Charles Lawson

Meet Charles Lawson, A 24 year old architecture student and amateur photographer from Ghana. Only 5 months after holding a DSLR camera for the first time Charles has already shown immense talent and potential. His work exudes a distinct intimacy that stimulates intrigue. What I appreciate most about his work is its simplicity that causes … Continue reading

Taking Our Talents Home: FOCOS

The tumultuous state of Africa’s political, economic and social issues often blinds the rest of the world to the consistency of advancement within the continent. I believe that this growth can be greatly attributed to Africans abroad that dedicate their energy and time to the progress of their nations. After years abroad, some Africans overlook … Continue reading

Fashion Spot-Light: Rodney Bona Boakye (Kumasi Street Style)

It’s always refreshing to see every day people taking fashion risks and daring to be different. That’s the first thing that caught my eye about Rodney. In a society where most people strive to fit in it’s inspiring to see someone effortlessly standing out. Rodney fuses clean crisp lines with earth tones and pops of … Continue reading

The Spotlight’s on Chinenye Ezurike

Chinenye Ezurike Miss Nigeria, U.S.A 21-year-old Chinenye Ezurike knows she is beautiful. Winning the crown at the Miss Nigeria, U.S.A., 2011 was not her first victory at a beauty pageant. At her school, Eastern Illinois University, U.S.A. where she majors in Family Consumer Science and minors in Business, she won the Miss Ebony, 2010. But … Continue reading