Annan Affotey

b. 1985


Annan Affotey was born in 1985 in Accra, Ghana.

After graduating from Ghanatta College of Art and Design winning Best Student of Still Life, Best Imagination and Composition, and Best Abstract Drawing awards, Annan joined the Revolution Art Organization and displayed his work in several group and solo exhibitions in Accra.  In 2013, Annan helped found the African Young Artist Organization (AYAO), an organization dedicated to supporting African youth in the arts through programs and exhibitions. Annan lived in Wisconsin from 2014-2019 and currently lives in Oxford, UK.

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2021   Ronchini, Windows to the Soul, London, UK (Solo)

Gallery 1957, TBC, Accra, Ghana (Solo)

The Cabin, Friendly Reminder, Los Angeles, CA USA (Solo)

2019   David Barnett Gallery, Out of Africa, Milwaukee, WI USA

Gallery 2622, Wauwatosa, WI USA (Group)

2018    Agora Gallery, New York City, NY, USA (Group)

Gallery 2622, Wauwatosa, WI USA (Group)

David Barnett Gallery – David’s Attic, Milwaukee, WI, USA (Group)

Anderson Center, Kenosha, WI USA (Group)

2017    Nafasi Art Space, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (Solo)

Sharon Lynne Wilson Center, Brookfield, WI USA (Group)

2016    Intercontinental Hotel, Milwaukee, WI USA (Group, finalists for Pfister Artist in Residence Program)

2015    Kroma Art Gallery, Miami, FL USA