Ken Gwira is a self-taught sculptor and artist born in Takoradi, Ghana who has been carving professionally since 1981. His early education took him from Freetown, Sierra Leone to England and back to Ghana where in 1979, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Ancient History and Study of Religions. He has created many one-of-a-kind wooden carvings and is best known for his signature furniture-art series known as Conversation Seat and for his philosophical carving, Woman is the Key. Over the years, he has been featured or interviewed in several media including the following: – Article in West Africa magazine; – Article in Balafon, the in-flight magazine of Air Afrique; – Interviewed by the BBC
One piece Wenge wood sculpture on black granite base. Earrings and Necklace are free form. Measurement: 28" high by 9" wide X 3" deep.
Wooden Conversation Bench in African Mahogany. Measurement: 50" long by 40" high by 20" deep.
Acrylic painting. Size 24"x48"
Acrylic on canvas original painting. Size 24" X 48"
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