Patrick TAGOE-TURKSON Ghana, b. 1978



- Is Everything Ok?,  Koop Projects - Brighton, United Kingdom
- What Do You Want?,  Nature Art Workshop/Exhibition -  Essipong Beach, Takoradi, Ghana

- I Have Seen Things: From Land, To Sea, and Back, Museo de la Isla de Cozumel - Mexico

- Akikakika: Aphorism in contemporary Asafo Flag Art, Nubuke Foundation  - East

Lagon, Accra, Ghana
- Conversation With The Fallen Giants 1: Testimony of the Ghost (Found Upcycled flip-flop Installation) - Cape Coast, Ghana.
- Conversation With The Fallen Giants 2: Unnecessary Evil( Found Upcycled flip-flop Installation) - Cape Coast, Ghana.
- Nature a Mirror: Body on the Rock (Performace with the Body) - Essipong Beach, Takoradi, Ghana.


- Fish-flop 1: Plastic Fish Installation - Essipong Beach, Takoradi, Ghana
- From The Jail Walls: In the Mind of a Prisoner,  Killa Pardi - Gujarat, India

- Repurposed, Kuaba Gallery - Indianapolis, USA

- Empty Battle: Nature Art Performance - Essipong Beach, Takoradi, Western Region, Ghana

- Drum Rolling: Nature Art Performance, Robert & Marcel - France.
- Atiitee: Homage to the Aquatic Habitat, Nature Art Performance - Kumasi and Cape coast, Ghana


- Memory Repairs: (Migration Memory), ort_m, Frappant Gallery. Hamburg, Germany


- Intrinsic: Nubuke Foundation Gallery, East Lagon, Accra, Ghana


- Mending the Brocken Walls: Ejumako Community Centre, Central Region, Ghana


- A Time with the Stones: Butre Beach, Butre, Western Region, Ghana


- Plastic Pack Stand Series (Chapter 1-5): KNUST Museum, Kumasi/Ghana


- 1:1, Great Walk and More Intervention: Greatmore Art Studios, Cape Town, South Africa
- Emotional Seasons (Internal Room), Geumgang Nature Art Centre, Gongju, South Korea


- Kumasi Curios Slipper Kiosk Intervention: Commercial Area, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana


- Lontoba Chapter 1- 4: KNUST Museum, Kumasi, Ghana



- Scope Art Miami Beach 2022, International contemporary Art show, Miami, USA
- 19th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh 2022, National Art Gallery, Ramna, Dhaka, Bangladesh
- Investec, Cape Town Art Fair, Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa
- 9th Beijing International Art Biennale: National Art Museum of China Beijing, China
- AKAA, Art and Design Fair, Bureau Contemporary Art Events, Paris, France



- Black Abstraction: Rush Art Philadelphia, Philadelphia, USA

- Trash art – Part of Us: Gallery Lm, Ulfborg, Denmark
- "TEXTURES SUMMER GROUP SHOW" - Out of Africa Gallery - Barcelona, Spain

- HAF Connects: the sustainable art of plastics, RampArts Gallery, Claveland, Ohio, USA
- LOCKING IT DOWN: Contemporary Art from Ghana (2000-2019), Janet Rady Fine Art - London, UK

- Nature a Mirror: gallery Artikel 5, Aachen, Germany

- World Art Day, Trakya University, Faculty of Education, Department of Fine Art Education, Edirne, Turkey



- Utopia: Spaces of Closure, International Online Exhibition, Transporter Kultury, Poland.

- Art and Conflict: International Art Exhibition, Bilsemat and Cap Foundation, Istanbul-Turkey
- Beyond Killa, Killa Pardi, Gujarat, India

- "Winter Group Show 2020" - Out of Africa Gallery - Barcelona, Spain

- HAF Connect Project Exhibition, Art House Inc. Cleveland, Ohio, USA

- Imprints of Ghana, Gallery LM, House for Art and Design, Holstebro, Denmark
- Art for Climate, Gallery LM, Climate Centre, Denmark
- African Art Exhibition, Calabar Gallery, New York, USA
- Concrete Limbo: Haus der Statistik, Berlin, Germany


- GNAP- Germany: International Nature Art Exhibition, International Forest Art Centre, Darmstadt, Germany
- Les contemporains: Alexis galleries, Victoria Island, Lagos
- Sans Frontiér: Front, China, online Group Exhibition, Link:
- GNAP- Mexico: International Nature Art Exhibition, Riviera Maya, Mexico
- Designing for the future: (Sustainable Art), Residence of the EU Ambassador, Accra, Ghana
- Crossing Borders: 10 dence gallery,Ghent, Belgium
- Stiges Recycle Art Festival, Stiges, Barcelona
- 12x12x12+Nature: Nature Art Cube Exhibition , International Nature Art Centre, Gongju, Chungnam, Korea



- Collaborative Future, GAP (Global Art Project) VII, Espace Sabobade- Hotel Sabobade, , Dakar, Senegal

- ART X Lagos 2018, Nubuke Foundation (Ghana) - Lagos, Nigeria

- Lombo Acccra; staged Inside An Uncompleted Building in Adjiringanor,

Accra, Ghana
- Paint Sculpt Trail Blazers: Nu Gallery, Nubuke Foundation, Accra, Ghana
- PaintSculpt IV: Faculty of Applied Arts and Technology, Takoradi, Ghana
- Special Exhibition: Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale, Nakago Green Park, kawanishi, Japan

- 12x1x12+Nature: Nature Art Cube Exhibition , International Nature Art Centre, Gongju, Chungnam, Korea


- Orderly Disorderly: Museum of Science and Technology, Accra, Ghana
- Art X- Lagos: 1st International West African Art Fair, Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
- GNAP- France: International Nature Art Exhibition, Les Perrières Theater, Doué-en-Anjou, France
- PaintSculpt III: Faculty of Applied Arts and Technology, Takoradi Technical University, Ghana
- Fusion III: Faculty of Applied Arts Technology, Takoradi Technical University, Ghana


- Stories of Rain: Global Nomadic Art Project (GNAP) Exhibition, AVA Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
- The Tale within Crossing: ort_m (Migration Memory), Frappant Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
- PaintSculpt II: School of Applied Arts, Takoradi Polytechnic, Ghana


- Breathing Art: Geumgang Nature Exhibition Gongju, Chungnam, South Korea
- Creative Wall Voices: (A cross-cultural and Virtual Artistic Exhibition) 2015 Edition, Haiti
- Between Heaven and Earth: Geumgang Nature Art Center, Gongju, South Korea
- Fusion II: School of Applied Arts, Takoradi Polytechnic, Ghana
- PaintSculpt: School of Applied Arts, Takoradi Polytechnic, Ghana


- Fusion 1: School of Applied Arts, Takoradi Polytechnic, Ghana
- Creative Wall Voices: (A cross-cultural and Virtual Artistic Exhibition) 2014 Edition, Haiti
- Go Go Ghana: Imago Mundi, Contemporary Art Exhibition, Italy.


- Horizontally Growing Trees: Geumgang Nature Art Center, Gongju, South Korea
- Essikado Kuntum: Essikado Library, Sekondi, Takoradi, Ghana
- Creative Wall Voices: (A cross-cultural and Virtual Artistic Exhibition) 2013 Edition, Haiti


- Nature is Breathing: 2ndYatoo International Project 2012, Csikszerada, Romania


- Creative Wall Voices: (A cross-cultural and Virtual Artistic Exhibition) 2011 Edition, Haiti.


- Geumgang International Nature Art Biennale Exhibition, Gongju, South Korea


- Out of My Mind, Dialogue of Mental Health in Ghana: Nubuke Foundation, Legon, Accra/ Ghana
- Asafo Flags Proverbs and Songs: Nubuke Foundation, Legon, Accra/Ghana
- Geumgang International Nature Art Pre-Biennale Exhibition: Gongju, South Korea
- Africam; Contemporary Art of Africa Exhibition, Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, Napoli, Italy


- Sustainable Art Education Exhibition: Aba House, Teshie Nungua, Accra, Ghana


- SaNsA International Artist Exhibition: Kokrobite Institute, Kokrobite, Accra, Ghana


- Faces and Phases: Alliance Française, Kumasi, Ghana
- 2nd Shell GAVA National Art Exhibition: Accra International Conference Centre, Accra, Ghana


- Rhythm: Faculty of Fine Art, College of Art, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana
- Colours of the Wind: Alliance Française Kumasi, Ghana


- Tratech: Great Hall, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana


- Emerging Artists: College of Art, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana


- Becoming: Centre for National Culture (CNC), Cape Coast, Ghana



2022: Investec, Cape Town Art Fair, Cape Town, South Africa
: AKAA, Art and Design Fair, Bureau Contemporary Art Events, Paris, France
2021: Art for Charity Collective, United Kingdom
2020: Aspire Art Auction, Johannesburg, South Africa
2020: African Art Auction, Calabar Gallery, New York, USA
2018: Art X, Lagos International Art Fair, Victoria Island, Nigeria
2017: Art X, Lagos International Art Fair, Victoria Island, Nigeria



2011 Selected for Robert Sterling Clark Fellowship Programme, Vermont Studio Center, USA.
2011 Awarded Grant for Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, Austrian
American Foundation Inc., Salzburg, Austria (full tuition-paid scholarship)



Royal Ontario Museum, Canada
Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, Napoli, Italy
Private collections in South Korea, Canada, Barcelona, United States, Mexico, Ghana, Nigeria, Amsterdam, Germany, France



Nature a Mirror: International Nature Art Project with Petra Ostré (Denmark), Ulla Reiss
(Denmark), Leona Gonsalves (USA), and Peter Josef Maria Schneider (Netherlands). 
Plastic to Art Project: Collaboration with American Artist Ron Shelton, High Art Fridays, Ohio, U.S.A.


In the Shrine of the god of Wine: Installation with Mexican Artist Luis Aguilar, Sacbe, Mexico
The Story of Black in Red: Drawing/Poetry with Mexican Poet Dennise Pohls, Cozumel, Mexico
Beacon Flower: Installation with Mexican Artist Barancely Ajvlksyty, Akalki, Mexico
Interweaving: Performance with Chines Artist Xiao Li, Hotel Akalki, Bakalar, Mexico


The Hat Exchange Project: Hat project with American artist Ron Shelton, USA/Ghana,

Listening to the Dead Grass: Performance with American Artist, Charie Sampson, Island of Souzay, France

Dialogue: Performance with Hungarian Artist Prof. Eross Istvan, Porcupine Hill, South Africa, Links: Performance with German Artist, Jasper Selden Drieskpeseiland, South Africa
Cleansing: Performance with South African Artist Hanien Conradie, Cape Point, South Africa
Black and White: Performance with Iranian Artist Mahmoud Mahktabi, De Hoop Nature
Reserve, Koppie Aleen, South Africa
Anyone Can Paint: Mural with Teaching Staff of Department of Painting, Takoradi Polytechnic Takoradi, Ghana

Learning from Africa: Car Project with Dutch artists MelleSmets, Bram Esser and Joost van Onna Suame Magazine, Kumasi, Ghana

Abetenim: Mural Painting with American Artists Rikki Asher, Janet Braun-Reinitz, Sondra
Santoni and Andronneth Seiunarine, Ejusu Juabeng, Kumasi,Ghana

The African Doll: Performance with Indian Artist, Woodstock, Cape Town, South Africa
Emotional Seasons (Internal Room): New Media Art Experimental Project with Austrian Artist Bello Benishauer, Gongju, South Korea


The World around Us: Performance with Austrian New Media Artist Bello Benishauer KNUST Museum, Kumasi, Ghana
Body Art: Performance with Hungarian Artist, Eross Istvan, Kumasi, Ghana
Can You See the Sound: A sound Installation /Performance with Mike Sembiro (Uganda), Rex Akinrantan (Nigeria) and Bello Benishauer (Austria/Australian) Kumasi, Ghana
What is Garbage: Found Art Installation with Cameroonian Artist Patrick Asonbang Choe (), KNUST Museum, Kumasi, Ghana
Emotional Seasons (Christmas): Interdisciplinary Art Project with Sina Moser (Film Maker, Musician/Composer/Performer, Austria), Michael Vandeleur (Painter, Western Australia), SoraTakajama (Poet, Japan, currently India) and Bello Benishauer and Elisabeth M. Eitelberger (Australia)

Intellect: Mural painting with students of Saint Louis Secondary School, Kumasi, Ghana
The Lazarus Mural Project: Mural project with MFA students from the College of Art, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana


The Conversion of St. Paul: Collaborative Mural Project with Ghanaian Artist Benjamin Offie-Nyarko , Aboabo Catholic Church, Kumasi, Ghana



Alexis Gallery, Victoria Island, Nigeria
Nubuke Foundation Gallery, Accra, Ghana
Artists Alliance Gallery, Accra, Ghana
Kuaba Gallery, Indianapolis, United States
Out of Africa Gallery, Sitges, Barcelona
10 dence Gallery, Ghent, Belgium
Gallery LM, Denmark
ARTCO Gallery, Aachen/Berlin, Germany and Cape Town, South Africa
Koop Projects, Brighton, United Kingdom



Repurposed: Patrick Tagoe-Turkson, Catalogue of the Exhibition, NND Digital Press, Ghana, ISBN: 989988546229


From the Mundane to the Beautiful: Collection of Found Flip-flop Works, Ultra Film, Accra, Ghana


Stone Stimuli from Butre, Ghana, Nature Art, Ultra Film, Accra, Ghana,
ISBN: 978-9988-2-3716-5.
2016: Inspirations from Nature: Art From the Coast of Ghana, [Revised Edition], Ultra Film, Accra, Ghana, ISBN: 978-9988-1-7600-6


Dialogue through Fabric: Ultra Film, Accra, Ghana, ISBN: 978-99-1-9011-8
Intrinsic: Ultra Film, Accra, Ghana, ISBN 978-9988-2-2036-5
PaintSculpt I: Department of Painting and Sculpture, Takoradi Polytechnic, Ghana, ISBN 978-9988-2-1494-4


Chalewote Bricolage, Ultra Film, Accra, Ghana
Fusion I: School of Applied Art, Takoradi Polytechnic, Takoradi, Ghana, ISBN 978-9988-1-9585-4


Inspirations from Nature: Art From the Coast of Ghana, Dafoko Concepts, Ghana,
ISBN: 978-9988-1-7600-6


Asafo Flags with a Difference: Painting with Effutu flag Art Concepts, Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN: 978-3-8484-0007-2



Beyound Killa Residency: Killa Pardi, Gujarat, India


GNAP Residency-, Germany: Naturfreundehaus, Darmstadt, Germany
Recycle Art (Presentation/Workshop), Park Tudor School, Indianapolis, USA
Plastic to Art Project, Art House International, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Aesthete Nature Art Workshops: Sanzule, Bakanta and Kristan, Western Regions, Ghana
Aesthete Nature Art Workshop: Last Hour Beach, Takoradi, Ghana
GNAP Residency- Mexico: Sacbe White Road, Playa del Carmen, Mexico


Echigo-Tsumari Art Residency: Matsuba-Sou, Tokamachi, Niigata, Japan
Recycling Art Workshop (Resource Person): Lycée Frahçaise d’ Accra Jacques Prévert School. East Lagon, Accra, Ghana
The Paint Workshop: Corel Ghana Limited, Atlantic Hotel, Takoradi, Ghana


17th Triennial Symposium, ACASA Conference: University of Ghana, Lagon, Accra, Ghana
GNAP Residency-France: Centre Des Perrières, Doué-en-Anjou, France
Aesthete Nature Art Workshop: Elmina Beach, Ghana


Soweto Nature Art Workshop (Resource Person): Soweto, South Africa
Resource Person: Drumming and Story Telling Workshop, Boitumelo Outreach Foundation Rietfontein De Aar, South Africa.
Scienceful Art: Sustainability Institute, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Food Art Workshop: Sustainability Institute, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Open Day Workshop Art Workshop: Takoradi Polytechnic, Takoradi, Ghana
Resource Person: Drawing Workshop, Department of Painting, Takoradi Polytechnic, Takoradi, Ghana
Paint and Paint Applications: Corel Paint Ghana, Atlantic Hotel, Takoradi, Ghana
CBT Curriculum Development Workshop: School of Applied Arts, Takoradi Polytechnic, Takoradi, Ghana


Taking your Medium to the Next Level: Open Day Workshop, School of Applied Arts, Takoradi Polytechnic, Takoradi, Ghana
Annual Drawing Workshop (Resource Person): Department of Painting, Takoradi Polytechnic, Ghana


School of Applied Arts Research Conference: Takoradi Polytechnic, Takoradi Ghana
Conference on Polytechnic Industrial Linkages: Takoradi Polytechnic Auditorium, Takoradi, Ghana
Academic Quality Assurance Workshop: Takoradi Polytechnic Auditorium, Takoradi, Ghana
Drawing Workshop: Department of Painting, Takoradi Polytechnic, Ghana
Non-Residential Leadership orientation Workshop: Animens Hotel, Takoradi, Ghana
Paper-Making Workshop: El- Anatsui Studio, Takoradi, Ghana


OFKOB Artists and Art Retreat/Residency: Ofenso Kokobeng, Kumasi, Ghana
Drawing Workshop (Resource Person): Department of Painting, Takoradi Polytechnic, Ghana
Guidance and Counseling Workshop: Guidance and Counseling Unit, Takoradi Polytechnic, Ghana
MyILibrary Training: Takoradi Polytechnic Library, Takoradi, Ghana


New Frontiers; School of Applied Art Conference, Takoradi Polytechnic, Takoradi, Ghana


2nd Kumasi Biennial Symposium: Community Art in Focus, KNUST, Kumasi/ Ghana


Yatoo Workshop, International Practice Workshop: Wongol, South Korea
Greatmore Walk and More International Artist Residency/Workshop: Greatmore Studios, Woodstock, Cape Town/South Africa


The Kumasi Symposium: College of Art, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana


Tapping Local Resources for Sustainable Art Education: International Practice Workshop, Aba House, Teshie Nungua, and Accra, Ghana


SaNsA International Artist Workshop: Kokrobite Institute, Kokrobite, Accra, Ghana


Glass Blowing Workshop: KNUST, Department of Chemistry, Kumasi/Ghana


Art Feeling Workshop: Alliance Française, Kumasi, Ghana



Master of Fine Arts, Painting, 2004-2006

Bachelor of Arts, Painting,1999- 2003