Atta believes in working hard to develop his art; he says "The sky is the limit."John Atta Mensah was born in 1963. He attended a Roman Catholic elementary school, after which he went to a prestigious art college from 1981 to 1984. During this time, and for some five years after he completed his education. Mensah elaborated a limited number of creative works to support himself, until a friend of his, also an artist, opened a new avenue for him.
Atta was introduced to a famed art gallery. From this point onwards, Atta established sound bases for himself personally and his practice - in other words, he has been painting seriously to date.
Atta believes in working hard to develop his art; he says "The sky is the limit." His paintings are inspired by everyday life, market scenes in particular, and possess a still, restful quality, infusing abundant appeal. His mastery of colors is harmony, making his works part of collections inside and outside of Ghana.
He has participated in exhibitions throughout Ghana.
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I've just received Mr. Mensah's wonderful slice of life, entitled, ""To Work"". It reminded me of my father-in-law, riding his bicycle to and fro in Jamaica and will be treasured in our family, Thank you, Mr. Mensah.
Hi John - I just want you to know that I received your paintings and they have arrived in perfect condition. I am just so pleased and thrilled with them - they are gorgeous! I plan to take them to a professional to be stretched and framed and then hang them here in our house. Thank you so much. You are a wonderful artist. Keep on painting your wonderful scenes - you are so very talented. Thank you again, Lani McCoy
Hi John I like your paintings; I received in perfect conditions the painting ""feminine"" that is a beautiful work of colors with an African heart. I love it. Best regards,