Signed Impressionist Painting of Villagers from Ghana, "The Watchmen"
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Inspired by a quotidian village scene from Bongo, Ghana, artist K. Baka paints this composition with an impressionistic style. The silhouettes of two villagers are depicted alongside their homes, framed against a cloudy sky. These men serve as volunteer watchmen, protecting their village from thieves.
K. Baka has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1000 and the most recent for $500. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of dyes and cotton fabric for continued production.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.