Growing up in the art studio surrounded by the beauty of immense Art masterpieces by my Dad, the late
“Williams SodjaTorto” (Carlos), I developed massive skills and enthusiasm for Art and started drawing at age
5 because I always worked next to my Dad in the studio. Apparently, I’m Art Blooded. [Born Artist]
I am a Ghanaian, international Contemporary Artist, a resident in Accra. I majored in Art at the Vision Art College in Accra-Ghana where I specialized in Painting and T-shirt designing and graduated with a Diploma certificate in Visual Art in 2011.
I describe myself as a versatile Artist, I basically specialize in Abstracts, Figurative, & Mixed Media Art.
To me, Abstract & Mixed media art improves my creativity and increases my visual intelligence and
I call my abstract technique “DYNAMISM COCOS NUCIFERA” because it’s deeply inspired by the
Working with acrylics on canvas, I spontaneously express my visions, meditations, experiences, interests, my
Culture, the beauty of nature, and my environs in a Predetermined skillful and artistic dynamism, by using the
Coconut Tree, collaborated with Calabashes, Adinkra symbols, Pots, Horns, Textures, Musical instruments,
Shapes, colors, and all other elements of design to create beautiful and sensual images and illusions that are
captivating to the soul, appealing to the eyes, and stimulating to the mind.
Secondly, my Mixed media art is inspired by my African culture & traditions, working with fabrics and
Acrylic on canvas, I unravel the layers of beautiful African fabrics, together with used phone cards, beads, old
video Cd’s, etc and recycle them into creating beautiful images of human figuratives, Portraits, etc. that
communicates with black culture, history, politics, and the society
I am a member of the Ghana Association of Visual Artists (GAVA).
Over the years I have Exhibited Enormously, from Solo shows to enormous Group Exhibitions and my works
have been collected all over the world, mainly by collectors and art lovers whose love for Art has an abstract
& Mixed media bias. I am obviously influenced by my Dad, the Late “Mr. Williams SodjaTorto” [Carlos], an immense Ghanaian
To me, what starts out as contemplation soon becomes finessed into a carnival of lust, leaving only a sense of
nihilism and the dawn of a new light and a new beginning.
I hope through my artworks, the observer’s curiosity about nature will be nurtured and inspired with a testament of