Mr. Isaac Gyasi

Principal Technician

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With over 20 years experience in Traditional Kente Weaving, Broadloom weaving, Production of looms, Colouration of yarns and weaving with it to create...~more

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Isaac Gyasi born on 22nd march 1980 is currently a Principal Technician at the Department of Indigenous Art and Technology (DIAT) and a PHD student at Painting and Sculpture all in Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Kumasi Ghana. He has over 20 years of professional Art of weaving and instructional experience in different spheres of his academic and working endeavour. Imparting knowledge of traditional Kente weaving, broadloom weaving to the students, including those who come for exchange programme during the summer time for the past 20 years. His outstanding contributions to design education and promotion,  inventions and enhanced functionalities in weaving and fabric colouration are well recognised among many students.


He is an expert in traditional Kente weaving, broadloom weaving (twill, herringbone), tapestry weaving and many more. He uses other materials like straw from Guinea grass, bamboo and palm fronts in the production of curtains and different artefacts. As a professional weaver and Fibres and Fabrics Technician at the University of Science and Technology, Kumasi Ghana, he has researched in various traditional weaves, and tie-dye using various local materials and techniques. In addition production of loom from local raw materials. Maintaining and enhancing of the technological aspect of any loom he finds to produce whatever he wants to produce.

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