Sam Adoquei is active/lives in New York. Sam Adoquei is known for African-American figure, landscape.
Sam Adoquei has painted all of his life. As a child growing up in Ghana he painted movie posters to advertise for the theaters. After a move to Nigeria he secured a job in commercial art where he painted billboards.
When he was 18 he moved to Italy to pursue an education in art. It was in Italy that he became aware of the power of art. He was commissioned by a couple to paint a Madonna. After the couple had taken home the painting they invited Adoquei to dinner. The artist was surprised to see the painting hanging above a devotional table. It was at that moment that he realized the capacity of art to move the viewer.
Within a few years Sam Adoquei moved to America where he is now a United States citizen. Though multi-lingual ... Displaying 750 of 1601 characters.