Godwin Atta Geoman hails from a busy urban area, where he was born on May 16, 1977. He began painting at the age of ten, eventually studying at one of the country's most respected art schools.
<br><br> "My paintings tend to depict scenes of villages, beaches, markets, and African people. Each work is imbued with a sense of tradition and heritage. Nature and all that surrounds me is a neverending source of inspiration," the artist tells us.
<br><br> Rendering images in oils, acrylics, and watercolors, his pieces have been exhibited in several prestigious galleries throughout Ghana.
<br><br> "I sign my work as 'Atta Geoman' to emphasize my African origins. 'Atta' means 'twin' in the Akan language."
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