Yasser Claud-Ennin is a self-taught Nigerian-Ghanaian multidisciplinary artist, based in London, United Kingdom. His work draws inspiration from his multicultural heritage, weaving together elements of various nationalities and cultures. His artistry primarily involves creating intricate paintings on antique and vintage traditional textile fabrics, reflecting the influence of his community’s traditional crafts.
Yasser’s journey into the world of contemporary art began with a deep appreciation for the traditional crafts and textiles of his community. As he explored new techniques and styles, his work evolved to explore themes of identity, culture, and spirituality. Through his art, Yasser invites viewers to reflect on their own experiences and relationships with the world.
His mission extends beyond aesthetics; Yasser believes in the transformative power of art to spark dialogue and bring about positive change. Today, he stands as one of West Africa’s most promising artists, with a growing list of exhibitions and collaborations across the region. His work can be found in both public and private collections.
Yasser holds a BA in Media, Communication, and Cultural Studies with Management from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, as well as an MA in International Marketing from Regents University, London.