Artist Solomon Baah Aboagye popularly known as Originalbigwig Artist has been drawing and sketching since the age of 8. A child prodigy.
A 2019 May-June artist in Perforate International Artist Residency. His art project at the residency can be seen at Craziness artist Gallery in Kumasi.
His arts has been featured in top news publishing sites including Africannews.com and top art connoisseur magazines.
Additionally, he has worked on many art commissions for top International pastors especially Joel Osteen, TD Jakes, Copeland and many others.
Original is currently working on a theme he call ”The World Must End Today” in a mixed media format. Which will be available for viewing in his Private gallery called Vigour Concepts in December 2019
Original works as a freelancer artist while illustrating several popular socio- political and religious illustrations for NGOs and Churches accross Africa.
Including the most celebrated illustration called Waakye for the Queen, Bootimedia and Stephen Curry Charity foundation in Africa.
In Addition, Originalbigwig is in partnership deal with Luxxcase Company Ghana. Where they produce cartoon phone cases commercially.
He is known for his signature painting style, which meshes images of pop icons in caricature and newspapers juxtaposing elements of both and uniting them in terms
of style as well of symbolism.
For his many works, Original has had opened exhibitions in 2018 at KNUST, Latter Day Saints YSA summits and also in 2019 had a collaborative artists exhibitions
curated by Vaabane Fiastse on 25th May at the Crazinist Artist studio. Also on 1st June at Alliance Francaise-Accra and in August, Alliance Francaise-kumasi.
Unseasonably he displays his works on the street of Kumasi.
In addition to his contributiions to the field of art, Original also is highly active in his community and Kumasi as a whole. He recently extablished a project he call
”Hours whit Original”which seek to connect and assist young talented artists in Junior and senior high schools.
Additionally, He gives painting and art classes to the Tertiary Institutions especially KNUST, Communication Designers.
His works have garnered a significant international following and he is currently working on more other projects soon to happen.
Contact: +233 0556857527
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