JULIUS BRIGHT SACKEY
Sackey began his career as a visual artist in Ghana by creating cement wall sculptures as well as commercial sign lettering and designs. Introduced to printmaking in the Artists in Residence program at The Ownership Project in 2011, Sackey quickly established his first body of work titled Akwantu (departure), reflecting both on his journey into a new artistic medium and his experience starting a new life as an artist in Australia. Many of Sackey's woodblock prints reference traditional Adinkra symbols of the Ashanti region in Ghana. Sackey is also a core performer in Asanti Dance Theatre.
Sackey's next body of work, new etchings, are currently in development.
25 SEPT - 3 OCT 2015: It Came From Over There
12 - 22 DEC 2013: 2013 Retrospective
OCT 2013: Koskela showroom in Sydney
31 MAR - 15 APR 2012: Akwantu (solo exhibition)