In a Facebook post yesterday, a user revealed that cartoonist Bright Tetteh Ackwerh had his works featured in a text book for creative arts. He excitedly wrote:
“Dear Bright Tetteh Ackwerh, my junior siblings have you as their current topic in their creative art textbooks. Justwanted to know if the book is accurate tho.”
Many users commented on the post expressing their excitement at seeing the legendary cartoonist featured in a textbook for Ghanaian students.
If you’re not aware of who Bright Tetteh Ackwerh is, you must be living under a rock! His works have been all over social media and primarily of a political nature. If you’re in Ghana, then you are very aware of the economic and political climate. Bright Tetteh Ackwerh shows the state of our country with drawings that are largely caricatural and satirical in nature. Check them out:
Ghanaian satirist Bright Tetteh Ackwerh uses the fields of popular art, street art, painting, and illustration to express and record his opinions. He has held numerous exhibitions throughout Ghana and West Africa, carving out a position for himself as an up-and-coming modern Ghanaian artist there.