Dr. Abraham Ekow Asmah

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Dr Abraham Ekow Asmah, a native of Kromantse, a few miles from Cape Coast is currently a Snr. Lecturer, at the Department of Integrated Rural Art and Industry (IRAI) Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi. Ghana and an Examiner, of the National Vocational Training Institute, (NVTI). An advocator for national design policy in Ghana from 2000 to Date. He has published over 50 papers and supervised over 200 Thesis/Projects/Reports. To his credit, invented the Kanto and Asoo batik techniques and localized the discharge print paste for traditional printing. He has over 30 years of Professional Art and teaching experience in different spheres of his academic and working endeavour. His Creativity in African Arts and design has paved the way for varied substrate colouration applications on fabrics, leather, cement wall, wood and clay. His outstanding contributions to the promotion of design, education, inventions and enhanced operational functionalities in weaving and fabric colouration are, well recognized among many traditional weavers and local dyers in Ghana.


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